OK, now we're hungry.
Renowned artist Synthia Saint James has created a new Kwanzaa stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. The new Kwanzaa stamp issued on October 1, 2016 is called "Abundance," and is currently available online and at local post offices.
Without cutting off the source of deadly drugs, other efforts to stem the crisis, no matter how well-intentioned, cannot be successful.
In the arc of a lifetime, I've witnessed the rising tides of many drug epidemics, beginning in the 1960s. Sadly, none have accelerated as quickly as the latest opioid addiction epidemic, which seems to be sweeping the nation and leaving no one untouched. In fact, you can't read the news without seeing one disturbing example after another.
Because I spent most of my career at American Airlines, my antenna is always up when it comes to safety and security -- and it's even higher after marking the 15-year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies. In the years since, Americans have worked hard -- in government, the private sector and elsewhere -- to make our country safer.
We can continue to have a rigged system that enables and encourages predators to take advantage of the public, or we can offer public options that protect and provide services for the public.
Making Santa look like a slacker.
The service is currently offered in the New York City area and in parts of northern Virginia.
Tens of millions of Americans do not have a bank account. As a result, many of these Americans spend a reported $89 billion annually in interest and fees by using predatory services such as payday loan and check cashing services.
Millions of low-income Americans depend on check cashing institutions, pawn shops, and payday loans to fulfill much of their banking needs. These places are notorious for ripping people off and serves as one of the countless barriers that keep poor people impoverished.
At a time when people are proposing that the USPS reinstate public banking -- a service that would help millions of Americans -- Barnett is clearly the wrong choice for the USPS Board.