Guest column: There is a coming crisis in the mail

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By Steve Haynes, Nor'West Newspapers

Are you ready for the new crisis in mail?The one where your credit card payment goes astray, is delivered a week late and the bank has no sympathy?Get ready to pay late fees.The U.S. Postal Service is bleeding red ink, and yet no one seems to be in any hurry.The cause of the problem?Congress, mostly, since it required the once-profitable service to prepay employee medical insurance costs back in 2006. It has to pay about $5.4 billion to $5.8 billion a yea...

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