Blog posts : "government"

More financial problems for USPS

The feds passed the PACT Act.  PACT is short for Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking.  It was named to get popular support and it did.  But it doesn’t just concern cigarettes but a significant portion of tobacco products.  However, it does NOT include all tobacco products.  It’s still OK to mail cigar…

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Obama: STOP Spending Our Money ABROAD

I'm not unsympathetic to disasters but, hang it, we've got our own to fix and it's expensive.  First we rushed in to "help" Haiti which is inevitably going to piss on us for the efforts.  Now, "The U.S. "will be there" if Chile asks for rescue and recovery help after a powerful earthquake struck …

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Census or Survey?

The badge says "Census Bureau" but are those census questions they are asking you?  The "long form" is a survey, NOT part of the official Census and it asks for VERY personal information and they threaten to jail you if you don't "cooperate"!

Of course, most media is urging "cooperation" and a…

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My Saturday Morning Gripes

I read the Houston Chronicle on-line last night and was reminded of what our Texas officials are really made of…

A former West Texas sheriff's deputy has received a prison sentence for his part in a multistate methamphetamine distribution ring.”  Sentenced to a piddly 3 years.  “The Lubbock jud…

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