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Fresno Mail Carrier Fired For Throwing Away Mail About Obamacare
KMPH ^ | 10/11/2013 | Erika Cervantes

Posted on 10/11/2013 10:08:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) - A Fresno mail carrier has been fired for throwing away mail. The United States Postal Service says the mailman admitted he threw away letters about "Obamacare."

People who live at a Central Fresno apartment complex snapped pictures of the inside of the dumpster filled with mail about "Obamacare". Witnesses say the mail was dumped in the garbage by their mailman.

"He just kept glancing over his shoulder over and over again. It was like he knew what he was doing was wrong," said witness Jerry Dills.

Dills says he brought the mail that he found in the garbage to his local post office where he filed a formal complaint against the carrier.

KMPH spoke with a representative from the U.S. Postal Service who said he questioned the carrier and the carrier admitted to the throwing the mail into the garbage dumpster.

According to the U.S. Postal Service spokesperson, Gus Ruiz, the mail carrier said, "He was running late and wanted to get back to the post office on time."

Ruiz says the mail carrier, who was a temporary worker hired in August, was fire immediately.

Ruiz added the discarded mail would be delivered on Tuesday.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: junkmail; obamacare
I say they should give this man a raise.
1 posted on 10/11/2013 10:08:10 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

He’s a hero!


2 posted on 10/11/2013 10:09:05 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Uh—Mr. JR—was that you?

LOL!


3 posted on 10/11/2013 10:11:32 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Messing with the mail is a big no-no.

I do think it’s interesting that of all they things they can’t pay for right now because of the shut-down, the Obama’s pet projects are still being funded.

As for the parks, isn’t it interesting how they can fund paying for folks to go around and shut down parks and enforce it, yet they can’t pay to keep them open.


4 posted on 10/11/2013 10:11:32 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"Ruiz says the mail carrier, who was a temporary worker hired in August, was fire immediately. "

Has the entire MSM fired their copy editors?

5 posted on 10/11/2013 10:12:21 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Responsibility2nd

Bullshit. He should go to prison. Tampering with the mail is a serious federal offence - and imagine the outrage if this fellow was throwing away information regarding a program that conservatives supported.


6 posted on 10/11/2013 10:12:39 AM PDT by stormer
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To: Responsibility2nd

Bullcrap. He should have been fired. People are always bitching about the post office, now when they remove one of their bad actors, you are upset.

Would you be supporting him if he discarded, let’s say for example, copies of the Limbaugh Letter?


7 posted on 10/11/2013 10:14:03 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Paladin2
My thoughts exactly.

And I'm just a dumb construction worker. I don't my living with words.

8 posted on 10/11/2013 10:14:34 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: stormer

He should go to prison. Period.

Now - do we know for certain that this “ObamaCare mail” wasn’t something from FreedomWorks that is explaining why it’s bad? I don’t think they explain?


9 posted on 10/11/2013 10:14:52 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: Responsibility2nd

What kind of Obamacare mail?

I’ve got some- mostly from Teapary Patriots, Ted Cruz, and Heritiage, and Citizens Council on Health Care.


10 posted on 10/11/2013 10:15:11 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: stormer

Give him a raise!!!


11 posted on 10/11/2013 10:15:14 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: mountn man; Paladin2
I don't MAKE my living with words.

Sea, eye told u.

12 posted on 10/11/2013 10:16:27 AM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: dennisw

A “raise” meaning a longer prison term?


13 posted on 10/11/2013 10:16:32 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind; stormer

Lighten up Francis’s.

I’d post the obligatory picture - but it ain’t worth my time.


14 posted on 10/11/2013 10:19:14 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

As long as it was a recycling dumpster, everthing is ok.


15 posted on 10/11/2013 10:20:11 AM PDT by naturalborn
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sorry guys, but he committed a federal crime, I don’t like Obamacare at all but you can’t have a mail carrier willfully destroying mail or not delivering it.

Guy deserved to be fired.

And for those who feel otherwise, what would you say if you found out he had be doing the same thing to NRA mailings or the like?


16 posted on 10/11/2013 10:23:59 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Responsibility2nd

How is it that real creeps get to keep their job due to union rule,etc except when they do something against the progressive agenda. Then they are gone in a New York minute.


17 posted on 10/11/2013 10:25:29 AM PDT by dirtymac (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country)
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To: basil
shhh... don't let anyone know
18 posted on 10/11/2013 10:25:40 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

So, you’re in favor of rewarding criminals for their crimes. How liberal of you.


19 posted on 10/11/2013 10:26:12 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“I say they should give this man a raise.”

I mail my $$ to FR, and the postman could have thrown out my donation, if he knew it was an anti-Odumbo site. It’s a Fed offense even though I despise the crooks who run this asylum we’re living in.


20 posted on 10/11/2013 10:26:45 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Responsibility2nd

“I will not comply.”


21 posted on 10/11/2013 10:35:20 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: Paladin2
"Ruiz says the mail carrier, who was a temporary worker hired in August, was fire immediately."

Never discount the possibility of spontaneous immolation. The MSM never get their story wrong.

22 posted on 10/11/2013 10:38:43 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie ("So the minimum plan for obamacare is 100 bucks a month I like you Obama but nigga I'm broke")
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To: b4its2late

Two words: Mt. Rushmore


23 posted on 10/11/2013 10:42:25 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: DoughtyOne

Just wondering - has anyone received anything from the government explaining Obamacare and telling what to do and where to do it? I haven’t received a thing, and I know it’s not because the mailman is dumping it somewhere.


24 posted on 10/11/2013 10:53:28 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: HamiltonJay
"Guy deserved to be fired."

Absolutely. If the mail has sufficient postage, it must be delivered regardless of what the mailman thinks of the content.
25 posted on 10/11/2013 10:55:47 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: dirtymac

As a temp carrier he is not a member of a union. He can be fired for cause and arriving late back to his PO can be a cause. Tossing mail in the trash is the biggest NO NO a carrier can do, temp or not.


26 posted on 10/11/2013 10:56:10 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Steve_Seattle

I haven’t seen anything come through.


27 posted on 10/11/2013 11:14:30 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: supremedoctrine

Keep Obamabot off it.


28 posted on 10/11/2013 11:24:11 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Newman!!!


29 posted on 10/11/2013 11:26:52 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Now there is a GREAT mail carrier!


30 posted on 10/11/2013 11:33:25 AM PDT by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Minutemen

I don’t think so, Tim.


31 posted on 10/11/2013 11:45:04 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You can't force people to care. Sometimes I don't myself.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
I say they should give this man a raise.

I do realize you were probably being facetious, but censorship is only legal for the MSM not postal workers.

32 posted on 10/11/2013 11:58:38 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: HamiltonJay

Soon owning a gun will be a federal crime.

You will then support throwing all of us in jail who own guns.

Sorry, but our govt is a criminal enterprise at this point. If you believe laws are equally enforced you need to seek help immediately.


33 posted on 10/11/2013 12:38:24 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Note to self: “Self, don’t throw mail away at apartment complexes full of dumpster divers.”


34 posted on 10/11/2013 12:41:12 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Not unusual.

Mailmen HATE flyers. Get caught dumping them all the time.

There is no gratification in working all day delivering that type of junk knowing it immediately is dumped in the garbage by the recipient.
So, alot of dumping occurs.


35 posted on 10/11/2013 4:43:53 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45 ( Americans, happy in tutelage by the reflection that they have chosen their own dictators.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

You think this guy got punished just because it was Obamacare info you need to seek help. Any postman found intentionally destroying mail will get fired.


36 posted on 10/12/2013 9:11:25 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Responsibility2nd
If you click on the link you see a photo of a mailing titled “Medicare and You” in a dumpster.

This is mailed to all Medicare participants. I got one. Does not appear to have anything to do with owe-bamacare.

Just a stupid liberal story about a Tea Party member named RUIZ trashing owe-bama? Nope, just a lazy owe-bama, union member supporter dumping mail in a dumpster rather than putting out the effort to deliver it.

37 posted on 10/15/2013 11:47:58 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: tdscpa
PS

Article written by a wetback named Cervantes about another wetback named Ruiz who probably carried an 80# bale of pot across the border, but didn't want to carry that 10# of mail to the end of his route.

38 posted on 10/15/2013 11:57:13 PM PDT by tdscpa
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To: Responsibility2nd

39 posted on 10/16/2013 12:04:22 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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