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Title: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: 1vertical on October 13, 2011, 11:54:00 pm
http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires (http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires)

May be the beginning of the end of life as I have known it.... ???
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: dbeechum on October 14, 2011, 12:33:04 am
The biggest millstone they're ot getting rid of in that bill was the law passed during the previous administration that required the post office to massively pre-fund the retirement and pension system. That's what has pshed the system to the breaking point.
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: euge on October 14, 2011, 01:19:13 am
http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires (http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires)

May be the beginning of the end of life as I have known it.... ???

That's good cutting edge news. Sorry man. Seems like a good thing can't last forever. :-\ The knife is at our throats too. Medicare cuts in October are looming. :'( Boo...
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: bo on October 14, 2011, 06:36:52 am
In my opinion the unions have once again crippled a company as they have with GM, Chrysler, Caterpillar, etc.
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: jaybeerman on October 14, 2011, 08:15:32 am
http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires (http://insurancenewsnet.com/article.aspx?id=286310&type=newswires)

May be the beginning of the end of life as I have known it.... ???

Interesting news, will be watching closely to see what becomes of all of this (2 family members involved).  cheers, j

Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: morticaixavier on October 14, 2011, 08:52:09 am
In my opinion the unions have once again crippled a company as they have with GM, Chrysler, Caterpillar, etc.

Yeah if only all though USPS folks would agree to work for minimum wage everything would be fine... okay no politics right. all done now..
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: dimik on October 14, 2011, 09:25:15 am
Can't see a single bad thing about this...
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: 1vertical on October 14, 2011, 09:27:30 am
In my opinion the unions have once again crippled a company as they have with GM, Chrysler, Caterpillar, etc.
Can't see a single bad thing about this...
I disagree, but this is not the forum for that discussion.
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: bo on October 14, 2011, 09:42:53 am
It's not religion or politics and since the second post was from an Admin., I guessed it was okay to continue it.
Title: Re: Uhhhhh USPS R.I.P. ??
Post by: dbeechum on October 14, 2011, 09:52:51 am
Sigh.. ok, fine, slap my hand... this topic should have never gone forward, so without further adieu.