So, I saw a brief news snippet running across the bottom of Fox News the other day saying that the Post Office is considering cutting out one day of delivery to cut expenses.
Frankly, this news doesn't bother me too much. When I am expecting packages, it would obviously be a problem. But other then that, I get bills and junk. Yeah, I can wait an extra day with them.
And I've always wondered why they delivered mail on Saturday. It meant that mail carriers only got one day off a week. And since the rest of the working world was off, it seemed like it wouldn't matter that much. I've always figured that some day they'd stop delivery on that day.
However, they are targeting a day that is light on delivery. Like possibly Tuesday.
Does that make sense to anyone?
First of all, Tuesday-Thursday are the days I get the most mail because of the weekly ads that are mailed to all residence whether we want them or not.
And let's think about how it would pay out. Every single business would get mail four of their five work days. Saturday's mail would just sit there until Monday rolled around, when people would have two days worth of mail to process.
Furthermore, how hard would it be to pay bills via the mail, or mail someone a present or even plan on anything. Let's see, mail runs today, but not tomorrow. Then it runs four days and takes a day off again.
Really, this is the best they can do?
No wonder I don't have faith in the government to handle the big things like health care.