*The Post Office is fast becoming a thing of the past with e-mails and blackberrys taking over.  Well, that’s good news for the trees, with more and more of the paper being layed to rest.

The mail routine is buckling under the pressure of a fickled society, but now some things aren’t goin to fly anymore.  It appears that the postmaster is getting ready to put his foot down about all the money going out and none coming in.

According to the report in the Los Angeles Times, the proposal being made by the Postmaster, would “save $5.1 billion annually by 2020, would eliminate the equivalent of 49,000 full- and part-time jobs.” (more…)