The U.S. Postal Service has faced multiple deficits for years, accelerating more so after the electronic revolution. Rates have consistently gone up and usage down.
However, a large segment of the users doesn’t pay its fair share. It costs just as much to deliver “junk” mail as it does first-class mail. However, “junk” mail senders pay a markedly discounted rate. These companies/people/etc. who send “second-class mail” should pay the same rate as the private citizen – the first-class mail rate.
The cost to the USPS to deliver 50,000 “junk” mail postings is the same as the cost for 50,000 regular …