Thom's blog Feb 18 2008
Today I challenged Lexington Institute Fellow Robby Shrum about why he thinks America should privatize the US Postal Service. I like the idea of keeping union workers in union jobs knowing they have a career, a pension and a vested interest in what they do. I also like the idea that they are accountable to "we the people." Robby says the postal service isn't that accountable, their books are being cooked just like an Enron or WorldCom. I responded by saying "let's clean it up then!" Why should we throw out a system that works so that corporate America can make some money on it...the system ain't broken! Robby argued that we need competition. I say no...police, fire and the postal service should remain in the hands of the people.
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