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September 24 2009

Going Postal

Nicole Kurokawa Neily

Congress will vote this week on providing financial relief to the U.S. Post Office, which is having, uh, cash flow problems.

From Politico:

Proponents of the language argued that the House has previously endorsed equivalent relief for the Postal Service, which faces a $5.4 billion payment to the retirement fund at the end of this month. House and Senate Appropriations Committee staff said the language now would reduce that payment to $1.4 billion, helping the Postal Service deal with its cash problems but also exposing the government at least temporarily to the $4 billion difference.

This of course should have no bearing on the current health reform debate. Of course the government will be able to run a national health service as efficiently as the... post... office... oh.

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