Postal Rate Increase Denied

American VoicesEconomy ISSUE 46•40 Oct 6, 2010

Postal regulators have rejected a proposal to increase stamp prices faster than the rate of inflation, blaming a flawed business model for the Post Office’s financial troubles. What do you think?

  • “They do have a terrible business model. They should go into landscaping instead." ”

    Lucy Armstead –
    Prison Guard

  • “Raising the price of stamps? Not again! Lousy government! Wait, postal regulators stopped the price increase? Damn bureaucrats! Lousy government!" ”

    Alex Wash –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I don't know where I could have found that extra 6 cents a year I might have spent mailing letters. Oh, here's some change on the ground. A QUARTER! WOW!"”

    Kevin Rhodes –
    Unemployed

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