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  • Lazy Postal Worker Drives On Lawn To Deliver Package

    10/04/2013 12:01:16 PM PDT · by Kip Russell · 30 replies
    How lazy are some postal workers? Well one decided she wasn`t in the mood for walking a few feet from the street to the front door to drop off a package... so she drove. She drove over the curb and on the front lawn. The entire scene was caught on the home`s surveillance camera.
  • A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate (President-Elect) JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite

    05/15/2012 7:49:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    IO9 ^ | May 15, 2012 | Keith Veronese
    A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite Weeks after John Fitzgerald Kennedy beat Richard Nixon in the 1960 United States presidential election, an elderly man nearly killed the President-Elect. Richard Pavlick, a disturbed man with anti-Catholic sentiments, packed his car and traveled from New Hampshire to Florida with one goal in mind - the death of President-Elect Kennedy. Pavlick's brute force plan would likely have succeeded, but a moment of compassion stopped Pavlick in his tracks and allowed for the era of Camelot to begin. Retired postal worker Richard Pavlick often voiced anti-Catholic sentiments...
  • Head of U.S. Postal Service says delivery could be scaled back to 3 days a week

    07/20/2011 2:21:33 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 83 replies
    Head of U.S. Postal Service says delivery could be scaled back to 3 days a week By Maeve Coyle Topics Domestic Issues With Internet usage rising and mail volume steadily falling, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned the U.S. Postal Service is going to have to make significant cutbacks that could mean no more Saturday service and eventually lead to mail delivery just three days a week. The Postal Service's "cashflow crisis is at a critical level," Donahoe told USA Today in an interview published Wednesday. Donahoe said eliminating Saturday mail would save around $3.1 billion a year for the cash-strapped...
  • Seniors Across America to Host Local Meetings, Participate in Health Care Tele-Town Hall Meeting...

    06/07/2010 10:38:51 PM PDT · by Cindy · 25 replies · 88+ views
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | June 7, 2010 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/seniors-across-america-host-local-meetings-participate-health-care-tele-town-hall-m Home • Briefing Room • Statements & Releases The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 07, 2010 Seniors Across America to Host Local Meetings, Participate in Health Care Tele-Town Hall Meeting with President Obama Senior Obama Administration Officials to Attend Local Meetings WASHINGTON—On Tuesday morning, senior citizens across the country will gather at a series of local meetings to participate via phone in a national tele-town hall meeting on the Affordable Care Act with President Barack Obama. Additionally, more than a dozen senior Obama Administration officials will...
  • GOP seeks federal monitoring of mail-in ballots(Florida interest)

    11/02/2008 4:36:35 AM PST · by lovesdogs · 10 replies · 787+ views
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | 11/02/08 | Scott Wyman
    (Very important information included in the comment for South Florida residents) Republican Party leaders are asking the U.S. Justice Department to monitor post offices as well as polling precincts, upping the ante in their allegations that postal workers might throw away ballots. The request for Justice Department monitors came hours after the National Association of Letter Carriers demanded an apology. The GOP is concerned that absentee ballot envelopes identify the voter’s party affiliation. Here’s a copy of the Republican Party’s press release: Download file
  • Is this legal?: Postal Workers Back Obama signs posted at postal drop-off boxes at post office

    10/29/2008 9:07:40 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 59 replies · 1,474+ views
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    Signs posted in front and beside mailboxes at a post office location where I dropped off mail tonight. If it was at the headquarters of the unions, that'd be one thing. But in this case, would this be considered federal property? Would it be considered election engineering since this is where people will be dropping off vote-by-mail ballots? Should I bother complaining to the post office and registrar of voters? Should I post another vanity? Enquiring minds yada yada...
  • Ballots from U.S. troops risk being discarded

    10/28/2008 12:52:28 PM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies · 667+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/28/08 | Costello
    States' rules for absentee ballots vary; rules can change during election season 30 percent of overseas military ballots returned, counted in 2004, official estimates Mail from war zones sometimes does not get to county registrars in time Military ballots were a focus in the 2000 recount in Florida WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As absentee ballots pour in from U.S. troops overseas, officials are voicing concerns that many of those votes won't be counted. An absentee ballot from Arlington County in Virginia shows the names of the general election candidates. "It's dismal," said Rosemary Rodriguez, who works for the U.S. Elections Assistance...
  • Postal workers attacked by wild turkeys

    04/07/2008 6:10:18 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 84 replies · 135+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/7/08 | AP
    MADISON, Wis. - Rather than rain or snow, or even dogs, postal workers in a West Side neighborhood near Owen Conservation Park are being pestered by wild turkeys this spring. Mara Wilhite, manager of the Hilldale Station Post Office, said she expected to deal with all manner of issues when she went to work for the U.S. Post Office. But that was not one of them. "Just when you thought you'd heard it all," she said. About five to 10 of the birds have been pecking at the postal workers as they make their rounds, and some of the birds...
  • Estridge jury set for deliberations

    10/13/2006 5:22:01 AM PDT · by bert · 10 replies · 1,708+ views
    Kingsport Times News ^ | 10/13/06 | Steven Igo
    WISE - Following final arguments by the defense and prosecution and jury instructions, a Wise County jury is expected to begin deliberations today to decide if a retired mail carrier assisted a scheme to steal absentee ballots during the 2004 town elections in Appalachia.
  • U.S. Postal Service - Equipping Workers with Potassium Iodide

    12/02/2002 6:54:07 PM PST · by all4one · 84 replies · 577+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 12/02/02 | SIOBHAN McDONOUGH
    U.S. Postal Service equipping workers with potassium iodide pills in event of radiological emergency. WASHINGTON - The latest equipment for American postal workers: potassium iodide pills to protect against thyroid cancer in the event of a radiological emergency. The U.S. Postal Service said Monday that it was purchasing nearly 1.6 million pills for distribution to workers. "It's a proactive approach regarding the safety, health and well-being of employees nationwide," said Sue Brennan, Postal Service spokeswoman. She would not say how much they paid for the pills. Potassium iodide is the only medication for internal radiation exposure. It has just one...
  • Anthrax Traces Found in Mail Facility

    05/09/2002 9:27:22 AM PDT · by codebreaker · 7 replies · 232+ views
    MSNBC Breaking ^ | May 9, 2002 | Lester Holt
    May be left over from last fall, testing to determine-no location yet .God bless the postal workers, we don't look out for em enough.