In the dark of the night!
By Al Johnson
January 08, 2006
Well here we go again, postage stamps will increase in cost starting
at Midnight (Dark of the night).
Perhaps some "Tecky"
entrepreneur will begin thinking of a computer program to allow
commercel enterprise to invoice and send statement via computer
much as we use e-mail for personal need. Then the population
will have to consider holding politician's
feet to the fire regarding any thought of taxing email.
The following is from today's
"It will cost more to
mail a letter starting Sunday. The U.S. Postal Service is increasing
the fee to mail a first-class letter by 2 cents. You can buy
new 39-cent stamps -- the new cost to mail a letter -- from the
post office or 2-cent stamps to add to the 37-cent stamps you
have left over. Other rate changes: A first-class letter weighing
more than 2 ounces will cost 63 cents to mail; a postcard will
cost 24 cents, and priority mail weighing 1 pound or less will
cost $4.05. For other rate changes, visit www.usps.com."
Ketchikan, AK - USA
About: Al Johnson is a longtime
resident of Ketchikan.
Stamp-price hike is pure politics,
critics charge By LANCE
GAY - The U.S. Postal Service reported just last week that it
had a bumper year in 2005 and rolled up a $1.6 billion profit.
So why are taxpayers getting
out their sheets of 2-cent stamps in preparation for Sunday,
when the cost of first-class mail increases from 37 cents to
39 cents? - More...
Thursday - January 05, 2006
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