Why do our news corporations keep perpetuating the myth that the United States Postal Service is bankrupt? It is not about junk mail fees. In 2006, Congress created an absurd requirement that the USPS must set aside, by 2015, funds to cover the health benefits of all workers who’ll retire in the next 75 years. That includes workers not yet born.
What corporation could sustain this bankrupting burden?
So why has corporatized Congress created this multibillion-dollar set-aside on the back of this public service, demanding that the sum be paid out of current postal revenues? What Wall Street gangster is …