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21 Nov 2009 12:19


Offbeat: Dear Santa, give the postmaster a big gift for reversing his decision

  • We are so pleased that after hearing from our office, other Alaskans and Santa lovers everywhere, the Postal Service has agreed to continue this program.
  • U.S. Sen. Mark Begich • Regarding the continuation of the U.S. Postal Service’s Santa Claus letter program, which takes as many as 150,000 letters a year. It’s back on the menu, boys. Why was it nearly ended in the first place? Well, fear of child predators. Because someone had to set an example somewhere or something. The good guys 1, nanny state 0. source