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Hulk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-08-09 08:49 PM
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3. Damn cheap America! Stop your bitching!!
I'm thinking back to when postage was $0.03...and then it went to $0.04. Candy bars were $0.05, a gallon of gas was $0.29 a gallon, yes there was penny candy - and even 2 for 1 penny candy, etc, etc.

Well, the price of a letter is now $0.44, and I'm guessing you can't get that candy bar for much less than $0.60 at best, a gallon of gas is roughly $3-4.00 a gallon, etc. etc.

That old nickel just isn't what it used to be....neither is the dollar. Tough luck America, but pull your head out of your ass and do the math. Mailing a letter for $0.44 is a pretty good bargain, compared to what the rest of the world pays. You're damn LUCKY the Post Office is subsidized or you'd be paying a hell of a lot more.

Quit your bitching and find something worthwhile to bitch about. There's plenty to chose from.
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