You Say Tomato, I Say Junk
"George Orwell would have loved the letter I received recently from Azeezaly S. Jaffer , the U.S. Postal Service's vice president of public affairs and communications." Washington Post columnist John Kelly see also this response from Mail & Jobs Coalition executive director Peter Miller
Web server outage
We were knocked offline for about an hour and a half due to problems at out hosting service this afternoon. We have an offsite web page at postalnews.info that you can bookmark, which we'll use to provide information if the main web sites encounter problems in the future.
Stamp Dispute Lands at 11th Circuit
"a greeting-card maker... claims that it has trademarked the perforated border around postage stamps- and... the U.S. Postal Service has violated the company's rights." Law.com
Act of kindness faces postal hurdle
An Omaha neighborhood showered its mail carrier with special deliveries Tuesday in honor of his new baby. But a Postal Service policy may mark many of the gifts "return to sender." Omaha World Herald
Future Postal Rate Hikes To Be Higher Than Expected?
"Rumors are circulating that the next postal rate increase will be higher than what postal officials have previously suggested. Rather than an increase in the mid-single digits, some sources are saying the increase could be in the double digits." Folio Magazine
Breaking a sound barrier
"The USPS is launching a nationwide push to install videophone devices and services that will make it easier for its 4,000 deaf employees to communicate with their colleagues" Boston Globe
Sunday, April 9
Tampa: Residents complain of no mail delivery in new developments BayNews9.com
Mickey Barnett Goes Postal
An interesting blog entry on the BOG nominee. Also- click here to read the comments of Barnett foe Ron Godbey, who is mentioned in the Joe Monahan story. New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan