Neither snow nor rain...

By Cyra Master

A little sleet or gloom never prevented the U.S. Postal Service from doing its duties, but the economic downturn might. Saying the Postal Service "is in a severe financial crisis" the Postmaster General is asking Congress to let him cut mail delivery to five days a week. Why not...one less day of depressing bills and tempting catalogs.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2009/01/neither-snow-nor-rain/196/