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 Lucy FACTOID 101

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> > > > >> >>> They take over the mail distribution system (eg US Postal
> > > > >> >>> Service).

> > > > >> >>     Who did the government "take over" mail distribution from?

> > > > >> >   Name the company right here:  Wells Fargo. I don't remember if
> > > > >> >   the Pony
> > > > >> > Express was a gov't owned organization. Wells Fargo was a private
> > > > >> > company and still owns lots of banks.

> > > > >> The US Post Office is in the Constitution. It predates the Pony
> > > > >> Express (which only lasted a year or two) and Wells Fargo by
> > > > >> something like a century.

> > > > >> IIRC, Wells Fargo and other companies didn't run an independent mail
> > > > >> service--they carried US Post Office mail as contractors with the
> > > > >> government. IOW, the Post Office, as they do today, worked with
> > > > >> private companies to help distribute the mail. Not a particularly
> > > > >> socialist thing to do.

> > > > > The US postal service is laying off huge numbers of people.

> > > >     So is Wells Fargo.

> > > > Wells Fargo to lay off 3,800
> > > > Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it's closing
> > > > its 638 Wells Fargo Financial stores and ending the
> > > > origination of non-prime mortgage loans that it keeps
> > > > in its portfolio.
> > > > http://www.***.com/

> > > >    So what is your point?

> > > That the US Postal Service is a socialist organization and that Wells

> > The US Postal Service is mandated by the Constitution - ergo, the Constitution
> > must be socialist.

> > > Fargo is NOT a socialist organization since it's not controlled by the
> > > Federal govt'.

> Large Federal Agencies are basically socialists.

Even the post office? The military? The FDA? What federal agency isn't
socialist, in your opinion ->


Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:25:03 GMT
 Lucy FACTOID 101

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> > > > > >> >>> They take over the mail distribution system (eg US Postal
> > > > > >> >>> Service).

> > > > > >> >>     Who did the government "take over" mail distribution from?

> > > > > >> >   Name the company right here:  Wells Fargo. I don't remember if
> > > > > >> >   the Pony
> > > > > >> > Express was a gov't owned organization. Wells Fargo was a private
> > > > > >> > company and still owns lots of banks.

> > > > > >> The US Post Office is in the Constitution. It predates the Pony
> > > > > >> Express (which only lasted a year or two) and Wells Fargo by
> > > > > >> something like a century.

> > > > > >> IIRC, Wells Fargo and other companies didn't run an
independent mail
> > > > > >> service--they carried US Post Office mail as contractors with the
> > > > > >> government. IOW, the Post Office, as they do today, worked with
> > > > > >> private companies to help distribute the mail. Not a particularly
> > > > > >> socialist thing to do.

> > > > > > The US postal service is laying off huge numbers of people.

> > > > >     So is Wells Fargo.

> > > > > Wells Fargo to lay off 3,800
> > > > > Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it's closing
> > > > > its 638 Wells Fargo Financial stores and ending the
> > > > > origination of non-prime mortgage loans that it keeps
> > > > > in its portfolio.
> > > > > http://tinyurl.com/7pzjzhx

> > > > >    So what is your point?

> > > > That the US Postal Service is a socialist organization and that Wells

> > > The US Postal Service is mandated by the Constitution - ergo, the
Constitution
> > > must be socialist.

> > > > Fargo is NOT a socialist organization since it's not controlled by the
> > > > Federal govt'.

> > Large Federal Agencies are basically socialists.

> Even the post office? The military? The FDA? What federal agency isn't
> socialist, in your opinion ->

If there is a federal agency that only has a hundred employees or
less--they would not be socialist.


Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:20:30 GMT
 Lucy FACTOID 101
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> > > > > Mitchell





> > > > > > >> >>> They take over the mail distribution system (eg US Postal
> > > > > > >> >>> Service).

> > > > > > >> >>     Who did the government "take over" mail distribution
> > > > > > >> >>     from?

> > > > > > >> >   Name the company right here:  Wells Fargo. I don't remember
> > > > > > >> >   if
> > > > > > >> >   the Pony
> > > > > > >> > Express was a gov't owned organization. Wells Fargo was a
> > > > > > >> > private
> > > > > > >> > company and still owns lots of banks.

> > > > > > >> The US Post Office is in the Constitution. It predates the Pony
> > > > > > >> Express (which only lasted a year or two) and Wells Fargo by
> > > > > > >> something like a century.

> > > > > > >> IIRC, Wells Fargo and other companies didn't run an
> independent mail
> > > > > > >> service--they carried US Post Office mail as contractors with
> > > > > > >> the
> > > > > > >> government. IOW, the Post Office, as they do today, worked with
> > > > > > >> private companies to help distribute the mail. Not a
> > > > > > >> particularly
> > > > > > >> socialist thing to do.

> > > > > > > The US postal service is laying off huge numbers of people.

> > > > > >     So is Wells Fargo.

> > > > > > Wells Fargo to lay off 3,800
> > > > > > Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it's closing
> > > > > > its 638 Wells Fargo Financial stores and ending the
> > > > > > origination of non-prime mortgage loans that it keeps
> > > > > > in its portfolio.
> > > > > > http://tinyurl.com/7pzjzhx

> > > > > >    So what is your point?

> > > > > That the US Postal Service is a socialist organization and that Wells

> > > > The US Postal Service is mandated by the Constitution - ergo, the
> Constitution
> > > > must be socialist.

> > > > > Fargo is NOT a socialist organization since it's not controlled by
> > > > > the
> > > > > Federal govt'.

> > > Large Federal Agencies are basically socialists.

> > Even the post office? The military? The FDA? What federal agency isn't
> > socialist, in your opinion ->

> If there is a federal agency that only has a hundred employees or
> less--they would not be socialist.

It is too bad that, unlike talk.origins, this newsgroup doesn't have a
"Chez Watt". If it did, Jason would win the "prize" repeatedly. However,
this is one of his better Chez Watts.

No, Jason, that is not a compliment.



Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:06:39 GMT
 Lucy FACTOID 101

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> > > > > > >> >>> They take over the mail distribution system (eg US Postal
> > > > > > >> >>> Service).

> > > > > > >> >>     Who did the government "take over" mail distribution from?

> > > > > > >> >   Name the company right here:  Wells Fargo. I don't remember if
> > > > > > >> >   the Pony
> > > > > > >> > Express was a gov't owned organization. Wells Fargo was a private
> > > > > > >> > company and still owns lots of banks.

> > > > > > >> The US Post Office is in the Constitution. It predates the Pony
> > > > > > >> Express (which only lasted a year or two) and Wells Fargo by
> > > > > > >> something like a century.

> > > > > > >> IIRC, Wells Fargo and other companies didn't run an
> independent mail
> > > > > > >> service--they carried US Post Office mail as contractors with the
> > > > > > >> government. IOW, the Post Office, as they do today, worked with
> > > > > > >> private companies to help distribute the mail. Not a particularly
> > > > > > >> socialist thing to do.

> > > > > > > The US postal service is laying off huge numbers of people.

> > > > > >     So is Wells Fargo.

> > > > > > Wells Fargo to lay off 3,800
> > > > > > Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it's closing
> > > > > > its 638 Wells Fargo Financial stores and ending the
> > > > > > origination of non-prime mortgage loans that it keeps
> > > > > > in its portfolio.
> > > > > > http://tinyurl.com/7pzjzhx

> > > > > >    So what is your point?

> > > > > That the US Postal Service is a socialist organization and that Wells

> > > > The US Postal Service is mandated by the Constitution - ergo, the
> Constitution
> > > > must be socialist.

> > > > > Fargo is NOT a socialist organization since it's not controlled by the
> > > > > Federal govt'.

> > > Large Federal Agencies are basically socialists.

> > Even the post office? The military? The FDA? What federal agency isn't
> > socialist, in your opinion ->

> If there is a federal agency that only has a hundred employees or
> less--they would not be socialist.

Is that the cutoff? 100? Where did this come from?


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