Post offices must die. Nothing says world of yesteryear like a post office. Post offices remind us of the heavy and stupid material world that the 21st century is trying so earnestly to shed. Luckily, the post office will soon be dead. Last summer the United States Postal Service announced it would close more than 3,300 post offices. That’s almost 10 percent of the entire postal network. Unfortunately, the Service recently backtracked in a report, stating that this number had shrunk to a mere 162 post offices. They say the number may go back up again, they’ll have to see. I say this shilly-shallying is not a serious commitment to killing our post offices.

As they wheeze and linger, post offices are only deteriorating. Take my own local post office in Brooklyn, which is the worst post office in America. On an online review page, one commenter wished he could… More…

As far as the United States Postal Service’s problems go, a dust-up over a stamp probably doesn’t rank very high. But for the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), the post office’s dire financial straits don’t mean it can just go about issuing stamps of whomever it wants. That’s why the organization — whose focus is maintaining a separation of church and state — last month came out against the Postal Service’s decision to issue a stamp this year honoring Mother Theresa.

FFRF argues that the choice violates the Service’s own ban on stamps and stationary that honor religious individuals. The organization blames “America’s disproportionately powerful Roman Catholic influence,” but a spokesman for the agency told Fox News that the nun is being… More…