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We need postal service

In response to ‘Privatize USPS. service, Monday, March 20.

You think that privatizing U.S. mail is better just because of a two-cent raise for the delivery of a personal letter. The same letter delivered by Fed Ex or UPS, and the unnamed third company is DHL. That is factually wrong.

You can still use the USPS to deliver packages, I’ve done so recently myself. This service by the USPS is offered for a much lower rate than the three leading privatized companies mentioned. Fed Ex, UPS, and DHL, formally Airborne Express.

I know this personally. How, you may ask? Because I am an employee of one of those three companies, going on 20 years.

Benjamin Franklin introduced the USPS to the country of ours with the purpose that the less affluent could have this service for the same price as the wealthy.

If this service is privatized there will be an expensive burden put upon the real working class people, that make the great nation of ours great. They don’t need to be price gouged by another privatized corporation.

Would a foreign company from India or Pakistan etc. be the private company.

Wealthy and greedy corporate crooks would love to see it “stuck” to the real working patriot Americans. So would the GOP.

Thomas T. Susoeff Sr.

Penn Valley

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