Tag Archives: USPS

Gillibrand Bill Pitches Banking At The Post Office

CNBC reports: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is proposing legislation aimed at putting an end to current payday lending practices by giving some banking services a new home: the U.S. Post Office. The legislation, called the Postal Banking Act, would make retail banking services available at all U.S. Postal Service locations. That amounts to 30,000 post offices nationwide. Services would include ...

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Lance Armstrong Settles Doping Fraud Suit For $5M

The Associated Press reports: Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. The deal announced Thursday came as the ...

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Trump Orders Overhaul Of USPS Business Model

Another obvious attack on Jeff Bezos: President Trump, who has assailed Amazon.com and falsely accused the online retail giant of cheating the U.S. Postal Service by taking advantage of bulk delivery rates, on Thursday night ordered a sweeping overhaul of the Postal Service’s business model. Trump issued an executive order forming an administration task force, to be chaired by Treasury ...

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GOP House Rep To File Bill Requiring All US Post Offices To Display Side-By-Side Photos Of Trump And Pence

Syracuse.com reports: A Republican congressman from Staten Island plans to introduce a bill that would require post offices to display photos of the president and vice president.  A draft of his new legislation says it would require official portraits of the two to be displayed side-by-side. The proposal comes after a Staten Island resident told Donovan that a local post ...

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Stock Slumps After Trump Again Threatens Amazon

Reuters reports: Shares of Amazon.com Inc fell 3 percent on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump again attacked the online retailer over the pricing of its deliveries through the U.S. postal system and promised unspecified changes. Trump on Thursday accused Amazon of not paying enough tax, making the postal system lose money and putting small retailers out of business. But ...

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Trump Continues Attack On Amazon & Washington Post

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday claimed that The Washington Post is a “lobbyist” for Amazon. Trump made the claim during a pair of tweets railing against Amazon. The Post is owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. However, The Post and Amazon are two separate entities. This isn’t the first time that Trump has accused The Post of lobbying ...

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Rand Paul: Maybe We Don’t Need The USPS [AUDIO]

Rand Paul wants a federal government “so small you can barely see it.” And part of that plan might include doing away with the USPS. Listen below. In related news, yesterday the Postal Workers Union endorsed Bernie Sanders.

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Maya Angelou Gets “Forever” Stamp

Via the Los Angeles Times: The U.S. Postal Service will release a “forever” stamp honoring writer Maya Angelou, the agency announced Monday. Angelou, best known for her memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” died last year at age 86. In addition to being an author, Angelou was a professor, a Tony-nominated performer, an official with the Southern Christian ...

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The Anti-Christ Runs The Post Office

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AFA Refuses Donation With Milk Stamp

The Wire reports: How much do anti-gay groups hate the new Harvey Milk stamps from the U.S. Postal Service? One organization refused to even open a mailed donation to their cause using one such stamp as postage. Staying true to their announcement that they would boycott all mail with the Milk stamps, the American Family Association told The Wire that ...

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AFA: Don’t Open Mail With Milk Stamp

“Unfortunately, the deed is done. The United States Postal Service honored a child predator at the whim of a drag queen. Furthermore, the radical homosexual lobby will undoubtedly encourage businesses to use these stamps – all in the name of inclusiveness, political correctness and diversity. This is not diversity; this is perversity. What you can do: 1. Refuse to accept ...

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TODAY: White House To Unveil Harvey Milk Stamp In Live Webcast Ceremony

Via White House press release: This Thursday, May 22nd, the White House Office of Public Engagement, the United States Postal Service and the Harvey Milk Foundation will host a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at the White House. The event will feature remarks by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, House Democratic Leader Nancy ...

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Haters Have The Harvey Milk Sadz

“Harvey Milk was a very dishonorable man — a sexual anarchist who hated sexual boundaries, a homosexual predator of teens and boyish-looking young men, and a brazen attacker of moral standards and parental rights. The intolerant homosexual-bisexual-transsexual movement is guilty of trampling religious freedom, free speech, private property rights, parental rights and the innocence of children, If you believe in ...

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USPS Begins Milk Stamp Pre-Orders

Via press release from the White House: The U.S. Postal Service officially revealed the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp today. The stamp’s official first-day-of-issue ceremony will take place May 22 at the White House. The public is invited to attend the May 28 Harvey Milk Forever Stamp special dedication ceremony in San Francisco. Details on the time and location will be ...

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Matt Barber Has The Stamp Sadz

“This is a man who was known for a perverse sexual appetite for teenage, runaway, drug-addicted boys and the fact that this Obama administration and the postal service would choose to ignore that and go with the propaganda and the hype that this guy was some kind of hero and a pro-LGBT martyr – it just boggles the mind. That ...

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Harvey Milk Stamp To Be Dedicated At White House Ceremony On May 22nd

Via press release from the White House Office of Communications: The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House May 22. Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of ...

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REPORT: Harvey Milk Stamp Revealed

I’m not finding confirmation elsewhere, but yesterday a philatelist site declared that this is the Harvey Milk stamp which will makes its debut next month. A black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk (1930-78) will be used for the central design of the forthcoming United States commemorative forever stamp honoring the San Francisco political figure and gay rights activist. The stamp will ...

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Amazon Strikes Deal With USPS For Sunday Deliveries In LA And NYC

Amazon has struck a deal with the US Postal Service who will begin delivering their packages on Sundays. Starting this week, the postal service will bring Amazon packages on Sundays to shoppers’ doors in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas at no extra charge. Next year, it plans to roll out year-round Sunday delivery to Dallas, New Orleans, ...

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USPS To Announce Harvey Milk Stamp

From the Facebook page of the Harvey Milk Foundation: Breaking! It is official! The USPS will confirm this week that my uncle, Harvey Milk will be commemorated on a 2014 US postage stamp. Another first! My deep gratitude to everyone that supported this effort! More details including the image to come via USPS soon! “Hope Will Never Be Silent” and ...

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Going Postal

The above is somebody’s mailbox in New Jersey. The Daily News has the story: Roger Buchko, 49, built an oversized replica of a Smith & Wesson firearm to replace his old letter box, drawing attention from across the globe. The business end of his faux firearm points out onto the road with the mailbox installed in the muzzle. The cylinder, ...

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