by | Jul 11, 2019

The United States Postal Service has delivered small packages since the founding of the Republic, and in 1912 Congress specifically authorized and directed the USPS to deliver all sorts of packages to our homes and our offices. Unfortunately, thanks to…

by | Nov 13, 2018

The e-commerce revolution that is transforming the American (and global) economy was “Made in the USA” by American entrepreneurs. However, it is being undercut by antiquated regulations from an international organization: the Universal Postal Union (UPU)

by | Nov 3, 2018

went to the post office two years ago to mail some packages. It was around 4:15 p.m. The post office was closed. Weeks earlier, that post office always had been open until 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. Now they suddenly were closing at 4:00 p.m. It was not a holiday, Christmas Eve or Thanksgiving Eve. Just a regular weekday. I soon would learn that the post office’s hours had been reduced to save the Government money because the post office runs at such a large deficit that it essentially is bankrupt but gets propped up artificially because a country has to have a postal service, even if it does not have borders.

by | Sep 24, 2018

While the trade war between the U.S. and China has focused on various goods, America faces an imbalance in an area that may not seem obvious – postage. Ever heard of the Universal Postal Union? That obscure body establishes rates…

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