by Countable | 10.11.18
“If you go private, you don’t know what you’re going to get,” Barton said. “A company, just to make a profit, could hire anybody.”
"It shall be the policy of my administration that the United States postal system operate under a sustainable business model to provide necessary mail services to citizens and businesses, and to compete fairly in commercial markets.”
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I can see Trump is selling off our nation to the richest people in the country. This isn’t about the financial situation of the Post Office. This is just a move designed to make some American oligarch even more wealthy when they buy the USPS. The Postal Service is not a business. It’s a government service meant to make sure all Americans can send and receive mail cheaply and that’s how it should stay.
The GOP continues to privatize aspects of the Government to turn then over to private business who has ZERO interest in anything but money. Not in successful deterrents in our prison system, not in healthy efficient care for our veterans, and now NOT in effective means of mail delivery without being subject to price gouging which far exceeds postal rates.
The history of the United States Postal Service is rooted in a single, great principle: that every person in the United States — no matter who, no matter where — has the right to equal access to secure, efficient, and affordable mail service. For more than 231 years, the Postal Service has delivered on that promise, continually transforming itself to better serve its customers.
Let’s also privatize all of Congress, the Supreme Court and all police to the Russians, North Koreans, Chinese and Cubans. That will make everyone safer and America more profitable. Republicans are not sane. They are a danger and a threat to Citizen’s health and Safety, and the ONLY thing Republicans care about is how much profit can they make off everyone. If it is privatized, it should ONLY be privatized to the Citizens, no for-profit entities or religious entities or political organizations.
Selling off assets for a one off is about the stupidest things one can do. Privatization is the beginning of a race to the bottom. Toll roads, prisons, detention of minors are a few of the more spectacular failures of the privatization movement. The private sector has no monopoly on competency. The Post Office is a direct responsibility of the government by the constitution.
Let’s not forget the ‘Privatization’ efforts with our Prisons. Remember the Military Privatization with Mercenaries-Contractual Soldiers. How well have those bone-headed ideas gone. Yeah, that’s right...Gone! Privatization?! “Profit” would be the most important product. There goes your mail...down the sewer.