The Motley Monk came across this gem while reading updates the other day from family and friends on his Facebook page.
A rabid fan of LaSalle University basketball who lives in Exton, a suburb south of Philadelphia, and who has season tickets for the Explorers couldn't make Saturday's game vs. the Manhattan Jaspers. Being a generous sort, he sent his tickets on Wednesday via United States Postal Service's (USPS) 1-day Priority Mail to a friend who lives near Doylestown. As the crows fly, the two friends live about 45 miles away from each other.
Now, carefully examine the package's tracking information below:
Government at its finest, no? Ever wonder why USPS can't operate in the black? Then, too, think about all of those carbon emissions and greenhouse gasses used to transport that package 344 miles in each direction (that's a total of 688 wasted miles)!
Better yet, consider what the government will be able to achieve with healthcare!
Let the discussion begin...