What the hell do you give 'em for the holidays?
Well, give 'em hell.
Or at least give some agitation at a helluva bargain price.
(Holidays are VERY SOON.)
Big thanks to our friend Bill Moyers, who mentions Hightower's line of thinking from the June issue of the Lowdown: we shouldn't ask why people fall through the cracks, but why there are cracks to begin with.
When the US Postal Service announced it was eliminating Saturday delivery, our media repeated the myth that our Postal Service was broke.
To use Joe Biden's phrase: Malarkey.
Our Postal Service hasn't taken a dime of taxpayer money since 1971. In fact, it's quite profitable, which is why the privatizers can't wait to get their hands on it. To learn more, check out the March 2012 issue of the Hightower Lowdown at http://www.hightowerlowdown.org/node/2927#.URQhxqW5fHg.
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