Prominent Progressive To Fight U.S. Mail Cut

One of the Senate’s most outspoken progressives is vowing to fight the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) decision to end Saturday delivery of mail. “The postmaster general cannot save the Postal Service by ending one of its major competitive advantages.  Cutting six-day delivery is not a viable plan for the future.  … Continue reading

A Letter To The President

Dear Mr. President, The pomp and circumstance of your second inauguration is over, and the American people are ready to follow your lead, well then again maybe only 51% of us.  Stay true to yourself, don’t allow the political tomfoolery of Washington DC deter you or hinder your resolve.  The … Continue reading

At Anniversary, Social Security Faces Its ‘Fiercest and Best-financed Attack’

Out on the campaign trail, the presidential candidates may have been slinging mud. But Vermont’s left-leaning independent senator, instead, chose Tuesday to observe the 77th anniversary of the Social Security retirement program. Although President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law on Aug. 14, 1935, today the … Continue reading