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March 13, 2013

Wasteful spending by USPS

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I encourage everyone who is fed up with the manner our government approaches matters to write a hard copy of your concerns and complaints to your elected officials. I realize that electronic message is so much easier and costs less (one stamp, envelope, piece of paper and ink), but the effect a written letter has speaks so much louder. Do you realize that one letter of complaint/concern to an elected official or business, from one person, represents approximately 15,000 people; it's actually somewhat of a biblical concept: Deuteronomy 32:30. The only thing an ostrich accomplishes by putting its head in the sand is to receive either an undefended butt kickin' or wind up as someone's dinner. There are many issues that need to be addressed with the USPS, ceasing Saturday service is not something the public believes should be altered or dismissed.

Kevin L. Johnson

Mt. Vernon

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