USPS has a monopoly on U.S. Mails (meaning federal activity), but not sending letters within and without the states.

It’s a subtle misleading claim to say United States Postal Service has a monopoly on sending U.S. mail. Yes, they have a monopoly on federal business mail, because United States created the corporation and gave them a monopoly. But USPS does not have a monopoly on non-U.S. mail. Mail means routes and U.S. means the federal government. U.S. […]

I’m not sending U.S. Mail. or using the U.S. Mails. Notes about general delivery.

Most companies offer a paper-less billing option. American Express, on their ‘go paperless’ page, shows two options overall: (1) U.S. Mail (2) Paperless. Of course, we know there is a 3rd option: post office drop-letters; meaning sending letters without [not part of] United States Mail. This screenshot shows clear as day that it’s not just […]

Cracking the Code: Untangling the tax on federal income. Table of Contents with links to online version!

The classic book, Cracking the Code: The Fascinating Truth about Taxation in America, is now available online. To facilitate navigation, links to each chapter are pasted below. First a summary or teaser: What You Will Learn in ‘Cracking the Code’: That an elaborate system has been created which causes some people to whom the tax […]