The U.S. Post Office, which is billions of dollars in debt, has announced it will discontinue Saturday mail delivery beginning Aug. 1.

As this 2007 Mackinac Center commentary points out, allowing private vendors to compete with the Post Office would be more cost effective and efficient.

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