Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is getting eviscerated by unhinged leftists on Twitter for criticizing their newest sacred cow: the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).
Paul said to U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during a Senate hearing on Friday that the USPS should cut staff and make tough decisions, rather than expecting a federal bailout to keep their bankrupt operation afloat a little longer.
“We started that a few years ago, but we’ve got to do more of it,” Paul said. “The mail keeps dropping, you’ve got to have less employees.”
Paul is staunchly against giving the USPS more money unless they agree to concrete reforms that will put the agency on the road to solvency. He has blasted the USPS frequently in recent days.
“You might as well put it into a big pile on your front lawn and burn it,” Paul said to Fox News’ Neal Cavuto about the ridiculous notion of giving more federal money to the USPS.
“There is no way to give any money to the post office to make the post office redeemable. You cannot fix the post office unless you fix their labor problem,” he added.
The American Postal Workers Union, desperate to protect their racket from scrutiny, blasted Paul on Twitter for making his comments in favor of fiscal sanity.
Sen. Rand Paul takes the *brave* position of telling people who "live down dirt roads" they should get their mail two days a week. Rural Kentuckians will be angry to hear that! #SaveThePostOffice
— APWU National (@APWUnational) August 21, 2020
The rest of the Left soon followed, spewing invective at Paul speaking the truth about their precious government bureaucrats. Some of the commentators even endorsed terrorism against Paul.
There’s a reason why Rand Paul was chosen to hand deliver a letter from orange face to Putin. There’s a very good reason as to why Ron Johnson flew to Moscow with 8 other GOPers on a 4th of July weekend to suck up to Putin. Those are what traitors and foreign assets look like.
— Ricky Davila (@TheRickyDavila) August 21, 2020
So Rand Paul wants to cut days, hours and number of employees for the post office. That seems reasonable for a country with an unemployment rate at 14% and thousands of veterans who are employed by the post office and depend on the post office.
— Irishrygirl (@irishrygirl) August 21, 2020
.@RandPaul is a selfish, arrogant, out of touch with reality White man. He lacks empathy, compassion, and any sense of kindness. Today he said why do senior citizens need to get their mail everyday? #SaveThePostOffice #NoDemLeftBehind
— No Dem Left Behind (@NDLB2020) August 21, 2020
Idiot Rand Paul's logic is that we should cut jobs at @USPS because they're not making a profit. Ok, the Defense Department doesn't turn a profit either. In fact, it loses $740 billion every year! According to Rand Paul, we should fire the entire Defense Department!
— Cenk Uygur (@cenkuygur) August 21, 2020
Unfortunately @RandPaul just APOLOGIZED to Louis DeJoy, on Democrats' behalf, for THEIR bad behavior towards him.
So I'd like to apologize to Rand Paul's neighbor on his behalf.
— Mar-a-Hell-No!! (@Mar_a_Hell_No) August 21, 2020
Big League Politics has reported about the baseless conspiracy theories circulated by Democrats in recent days about the USPS:
The social media giant Twitter is refusing to take down fake news and conspiracy theories about the U.S. Postal System (USPS), presumably because the frenzied chatter may hurt President Donald Trump’s push for electoral integrity.
After President Trump pointed out that the USPS lacks the competence and resources to handle millions of mail-in ballots, liberals went frantic posting baseless conspiracy theories on Twitter about how Trump is at war with the postal service…
A spokesman for Twitter confirmed to National Review that the posts will stay up on the platform despite being proven to be false. They are keeping the misinformation up despite having fact checked President Donald Trump’s tweets regarding mail-in voting back in May.
Because of Trump Derangement Syndrome, the modern Left has devolved into a soulless hate cult. They will either be crushed, or civilization as we know it will be no more.
Democrat Congressmen Introduce Term Limits Legislation for SCOTUS Justices As Trump Prepares Nominee
Three Democrat members of Congress are introducing legislation to institute term limits for Supreme Court justices, as President Trump prepares to nominate his third candidate for the court following the death of progressive liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Democrats Joe Kennedy, Ro Khanna, and Don Beyer are proposing legislation that would limit SCOTUS justice to a maximum term of eighteen years on the court.
Lifetime appointments to the highest court in our land undermine our democratic process and erode progress in our nation.
We must enact 18 year term limits on our Supreme Court justices to continue our march towards a more perfect union. https://t.co/9fCyggP686
— Rep. Joe Kennedy III (@RepJoeKennedy) September 25, 2020
Khanna has proposed an idea that would allow Presidents to appoint two judges in each term. “Senior” members of the court would be required to basically retired for every new member of the court.
When I first ran for Congress in 2014, I proposed limiting terms of Supreme Court Justice to 18-appointments.
Given the recent, dramatic politicization of the Court, it's time for real reform.
— Rep. Don Beyer (@RepDonBeyer) September 25, 2020
It’s pretty funny the Democrats are uniting behind these proposals the moment they appear primed to lose control of the Supreme Court for a generation. They weren’t complaining when Obama was trying to replace Antonin Scalia with progressive Merrick Garland, even going so far as claiming that the stealth liberal was entitled to the seat. Reports emerging Friday suggest that President Donald Trump intends to nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a mostly conservative judge with a pro-life and immigration hawk judicial record.
The judicial branch of government is arguably the most flawed element of American governance, and it’s highly questionable how institutions such as the Supreme Court are able to appoint themselves a nearly unlimited amount of political power.
A better reform proposals would be to institute term limits for justices that only go into effect after the current members of the court vacate their seats. Anything else is simply a political power grab.
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