Delivering our Democracy | US Postal Service

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The Postal Service is one of the few government agencies which pre-date the Constitution and creation of the United States. If the Founding Fathers kept it around, it must be important.

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Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service (2016) – https://amzn.to/2BJPgCO

USPS: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – https://youtu.be/IoL8g0W9gAQ
Voting by Mail: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – https://youtu.be/l-nEHkgm_Gk
How the Post Office Made America – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nu2WOxXxsHw

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/federal-unions-except-postal-groups-grow-as-other-labor-organizations-decline/2013/01/28/292747cc-698a-11e2-95b3-272d604a10a3_story.html?tid=a_classic-iphone&p9w22b2p=b2p22p9w00098&no_nav=true
https://facts.usps.com/table-facts/
https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/pieces-of-mail-since-1789.pdf
https://www.uspsoig.gov/sites/default/files/document-library-files/2019/RISC-WP-19-007.pdf
https://books.google.com/books?id=9BkuAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA191&lpg=PA191&dq=%22No+other+than+a+free+white+person+shall+be+employed+in+carrying+the+mail+of+the+United+States.%22&source=bl&ots=tTVrrOpRZj&sig=ACfU3U1KohPwTBuslqVV1X9oGvr0ZY84Mw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiRibG3j-TqAhXydc0KHUw-DeQQ6AEwAHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22No%20other%20than%20a%20free%20white%20person%20shall%20be%20employed%20in%20carrying%20the%20mail%20of%20the%20United%20States.%22&f=false
https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/first-post-offices.pdf
https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2020/apr/15/afl-cio/widespread-facebook-post-blames-2006-law-us-postal/
https://www.inthepublicinterest.org/wp-content/uploads/ITPI_USPSPrivatization_July2020.pdf
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/04/24/trump-us-postal-service-coronavirus-bailout-206851
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/21/nyregion/undelivered-mail-hoarded.html
https://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/ecom.pdf
https://www.gao.gov/assets/230/224237.pdf
https://about.usps.com/news/state-releases/tx/2010/tx_2010_0909.htm
https://www.history.com/news/mailing-children-post-office
https://apnews.com/59c25efd4d325c4895f8ba85517f9bfd?fbclid=IwAR0Zs_N6pOfjbZf6w-FTM2MT70R2I0OysykyFB20IOarXdkLydgREqk-VC4
https://facts.usps.com/top-facts/#:~:text=The%20Postal%20Service%20receives%20NO,services%20to%20fund%20its%20operations.
https://web.archive.org/web/20130814203019/http://postalmuseum.si.edu/exhibits/2b2f_parcel.html
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/07/15/attempted-murder-your-post-office-outrage-trump-crony-now-heading-usps-moves-slow?fbclid=IwAR03hW1WdVxoBHLccyQRqnY6LpOjUHG-8uOSaVO1xP5XlQR1lpZKcNv3rkU
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/07/14/postal-service-trump-dejoy-delay-mail/
http://www.campaignforpostalbanking.org/

Video Credits –
Why We Should Privatize the Postal Service – https://youtu.be/N4hjZOEd9PQ
March of Time – Your Postal Service (1948)
Zip Code with the Swingin’ Six (1963) – https://youtu.be/QIChoMEQ4Cs
Cheers (1982)
Seinfeld (1992)
Rambo: First Blood (1982)
Men in Black II (2002)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft1PKrhhQPo

Photo Credits –
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin#/media/File:Joseph_Siffrein_Duplessis_-_Benjamin_Franklin_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/76/IceStorm08.jpg/1024px-IceStorm08.jpg
https://www.flickr.com/photos/hugo90/5453256945
https://www.dreamstime.com/editorial-photography-united-states-postal-service-truck-parked-snowy-street-moorhead-minnesota-january-usps-van-suburban-winter-lots-image65141547

Intro/Outro and Background Music by Michael Cotten/Nomad
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