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Subject:  Re: Impact of Right Wing Echo Chamber Date:  12/19/2018  6:54 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  122989 of 129693

<<Interestingly (and somewhat off topic), one of the gripes the early Americans had with Britain is the lack of ability to communicate between the colonies. The Crown mail system was designed to send letters to and from England, not between the colonies themselves. Developing a robust mail system was a major priority and Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin as postmaster. By "Congress" I mean the Continental Congress in 1775. So the US Post office actually pre-dates both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.>>


Interesting, I'd never heard about that. But iot makes perfect sense, the postal service was apparently the social media of the day, and needed to promote REVOLUTION just as social media is being used in France today.


Seattle Pioneer
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