By Denise Tessier Why, with the federal government shut down, are post offices still open? Because they’re not funded with taxpayer dollars. While this week’s federal shutdown left parks closed, Native Americans without funding for crucial services and the president of the United States forced to cancel an important diplomacy trip to Malaysia and the […]
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October 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment · budget policy, journalism, role of government, Uncategorized
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February 11th, 2013 · 3 Comments · labor, role of government, Uncategorized
By Denise Tessier “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” could keep postal workers from their appointed rounds. But in August, those Saturday rounds could stop – and in a nutshell, Congress would be to blame. But don’t look to get that story from the Albuquerque Journal. On its Saturday editorial page, […]
August 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized
By Denise Tessier Do we Americans still not care whether the U.S. Postal Service exists? If one gauges an answer by looking to the House of Representatives or the Albuquerque Journal, the answer appears to be “no.” With regard to Congress, it appears to be “no” because the House adjourned for five weeks without passing […]