Save Our Post Office! One Story Sums Up The Importance Of Our Daily Mail!

Save Our Postal Service!

My blogging friend Beth shared this powerful story the other day.

Beth, I tried to “reblog” so people would be taken right to your story, but it wouldn’t activate…so, I did the next best thing: I copied the story to share with all of you, because it’s more vital now than ever.

Welcome To Ochopee!

Beth took us to the Ochopee Post Office in Ochopee, Florida – the smallest post office in the United States.

Ochopee has one 131-mile mail route that serves more than 900 residents. The mail route covers deliveries in three counties and includes delivery on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation. The tiny building used to serve as a storage shed for irrigation pipes for a tomato farm but was pressed into service as post office after the Ochopee general store/post office was destroyed in a fire in 1953.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by ERIK S LESSER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10599594q)

Almost 1,000 people get their mail from that small building in Ochopee. And it’s one of thousands of post offices around the country that keep America going…and we can’t allow that to end, simply because of a despicable attempt to subvert democracy.

You can go to any new source to discover what is going on here – but we must make our voices known to ensure that, due to political shenanigans, the post office doesn’t become this:

Beth left us with this great quote:

“another success is the post office, with its educating energy augmented by cheapness and guarded by a certain religious sentiment in mankind; so that the power fo a wafer or a drop of wax or gluten to guard a letter, as it flies over sea, over land, and comes to its address as if a battalion of artillery brought it, i look upon as a fine meter of civilization.”

-ralph waldo emerson


“Stand Up For The U.S.P.S!”

Thanks Beth for sharing this – you. can see her terrific website by clicking on the link here:

https://ididnthavemyglasseson.com

This scandal is all about a desire to live here:

America’s Most Prestigious Rental Property!

Really, that’s all The White House is: a rental property with a 4 year lease, which then goes up for renewal…and guess what?

Remember these facts:

In 1980, we voted out a Democratic President after a single term.

In 1992, we voted out a Republican President after a single term.

In 2000, the Supreme Court awarded the Presidency to a Republican candidate after a recount of the vote in Florida.

See? Democracy works, as long as we NEVER allow it to be taken away illegally.

And we have had some real crazy people in the Oval Office, folks…click here to see some of the most notorious Presidents in history!

https://johnrieber.com/2017/01/20/the-white-house-americas-most-unique-rental-property-presidential-politics-biggest-president-scandals/

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7 replies

  1. We have excellent postal services here there are 7 post offices all within a 3-mile radius of me …Thais use the post all the time…posting parcels is big business here…Great prices and next day service between the provinces at no extra cost very reliable. It is shame that around the world many are becoming too expensive, unreliable and just not viable.

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  2. This is very interesting, John. Our post office is a joke and mail gets thrown away and stolen but rarely delivered. We use private postal services.

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  3. This is such a great reminder from Beth on how important the Post Office is.

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  4. Our Post Office was essentially ‘privatised’ some years back, when shares in it were traded on the stock market, and other carriers like TNT and Hermes were granted licences to deliver mail and parcels under contract. However, it remained essentially the same as before, with the regular postman/woman and the same post offices. In the last few years, they have started to close ‘unprofitable’ post offices, and the cost of sending a letter or a parcel has increased to the level where I no longer send Christmas cards in the UK, or post parcels abroad.
    It was the last bastion of private personal communication and has slowly been whittled away.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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