To the Editor:

If the U.S. Postal Service delivers mail for free to rural households or a city has free street delivery, why must I pay for a mailbox housed at the post office?

Relatives in a nearby state have their mailbox for free!

As I understand, every American is entitled to free mail delivery. 

Free is a dangerous thing. 

The USPS is in the red. That's why the stamps are increasing again. That's why my box rent is increasing again. 

If everyone paid a mere amount annually of $10 for the currently free delivery, then the burden would not be on the few. 

So can someone explain why we can't address the inequity in this antiquated system?

Nicky Blackwell

Long Creek

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