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The Postal Service wants to become an ad agency

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This is what happens when the government convinces itself it’s a businessRead full story

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  • Hold on....is the government taking tips from private businesses on how to make money....yeah. Well it’s about time.

  • "...because we live in hell, someone decided that oh wait actually, the Postal Service is a business, and therefore its job is to make money for the government..."

    This line from the first graf is brutal. And true. The USPS has improved its service, but it's between the awful, DMV-like lines, slowness

    "...because we live in hell, someone decided that oh wait actually, the Postal Service is a business, and therefore its job is to make money for the government..."

    This line from the first graf is brutal. And true. The USPS has improved its service, but it's between the awful, DMV-like lines, slowness to adapt and evolve, and terrible pricing system for its services, it's hard not to look at it as the worst of bureaucracy and business. But I'm sure Mad Men: Post Office will work splendidly.

  • The USPS the name say it all service. And isn't a service a type of business? Complaining about lines and pricing. Really. Dont you wait in line at the grocery? And isn't the pricing of most items outrageously high for what it is? Sorry I think it should

    be profitable.

    But we can all live in a false

    The USPS the name say it all service. And isn't a service a type of business? Complaining about lines and pricing. Really. Dont you wait in line at the grocery? And isn't the pricing of most items outrageously high for what it is? Sorry I think it should

    be profitable.

    But we can all live in a false reality. Believing business should not show any profit is a ridiculous idea. But this advertising idea is an odd one.

  • The USPS was late to the digital prom and they’re still looking for a corsage to give to somebody, anybody, pleeze.

  • We need a national Do Not Mail list.

  • Nelson jn nl. Accepte au dossier dommage f non pas pour le moment j’ai dit voir après le 19 se qui va as passé a la cour de la dPJ désolée

  • The postal service has always been outdated. Somehow it’s made itself look older and less useful.

  • Oh more paper to throw away?! Wonderful! I don’t care if they advertise, they are a business like any other. Can they just get with the times and maybe use social media, email (I still check mine daily). I get so much junk mail fliers and offers that I toss every single day...we’re trying to better the

    Oh more paper to throw away?! Wonderful! I don’t care if they advertise, they are a business like any other. Can they just get with the times and maybe use social media, email (I still check mine daily). I get so much junk mail fliers and offers that I toss every single day...we’re trying to better the environment and here comes USPS wasting paper...

  • The USPS should have done this awhile ago, yes, but I order packages from all over the country and the rates seem decent. Priority shipping (gets there in 3-5 days) is usually $5-$7 and Priority Express (Guaranteed within 2 days or money back, usually 1) is kinda steep at $20ish. It’s always offered

    The USPS should have done this awhile ago, yes, but I order packages from all over the country and the rates seem decent. Priority shipping (gets there in 3-5 days) is usually $5-$7 and Priority Express (Guaranteed within 2 days or money back, usually 1) is kinda steep at $20ish. It’s always offered and occasionally I see FedEx or something but it’s the only one consistently used so I don’t understand why people are bashing it so much. AND FOR THE RECORD, why do people keep blaming them for junk mail? They’re not the one who prints it or finds your address for the envelope, it’s a real case of killing the messenger.

  • Should've been privatized years ago. Just a big money pit for the American taxpayers.

  • Freedom of speech

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