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Six days a week, we witness our friends and neighbors working in the best mail and parcel delivery system in the world. The U.S Postal System is a self-funded, American government marvel. Yet, why would the Tea Party Republicans try to weaken and privatize the US Postal system, which uses no tax dollars?

Does the Tea Party not like the idea that after 30 years of public service a postal worker can retire with a pension and dignity? The Tea Party seems to see nothing wrong with working families staying in poverty and not earning a living wage while chief executive officers in the largest 350 U.S. businesses average 273 times the wages of their non-supervisory workers, according to a 2012 study of the Economic Policy Institute.

Even Tea Party Gov. Scott Walker sees nothing wrong in taking public taxes to enrich private education at the expense of public education.

Going after U.S. Postal workers fits perfectly into the Tea Party’s philosophy of supporting the very wealthy at the expense of everyone else.

The Tea Party works to weaken social security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, unemployment insurance and public education. They cost taxpayers billions by shutting down the government to stop affordable health care.

Write Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ron Johnson, Congressmen Paul Ryan, Reid Ribble, and Sean Duffy. Tell them rather than weakening our government and going after U.S. Postal workers, Social Security, food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, affordable health care and public education, it is their job as elected public servants to make taxes and government programs help all citizens, not just CEOs and very wealthy campaign donors.

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