Petition calls for a new postmaster that opposes privatization

A coalition of labor, civil rights, consumer, religious and community organizations have called on the current postmaster general, Megan Brennan, to ensure that her successor is committed to keeping the U.S. Postal Service a public entity in the face of White House consideration of a privatization plan.

The Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service delivered a petition of over 400,000 signatures to Brennan, encouraging the USPS Board of Governors to consider the privatization issue in their selection of a new postmaster general.

“The fight we have here is essential to the civil rights of all Americans,” Hilary Shelton, director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP, said in remarks at a Monday rally to keep USPS public.

“We know what the postal service means to the fabric of the United States of America.”


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The USPS needs to go private. This is the only way to permanently get rid of bad Postal Management who doesn’t care about Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. I’ll add mismanagement too! Until the USPS finally steps up to the plate and firmly fires bad managers, I’m supporting privatization! PERIOD!!

You mention the rampant waste as one of your reasons for privatization….this is what is transpiring in my plant as we speak.   Our plant manager, one of Jerry Lane’s boyz,   in all his infinite wisdom, has bought thousands of dollars worth of big screen TVs and a hundreds of dollars worth of chicken wings so employees can watch the national championship football game tonight while gorging themselves on the clock…. this clown must think money grows on trees because the postal service is losing countless billions of dollars a year….this is a microcosm of the mentality of these clowns…… Read more »