… but on the other hand, I also don’t know how significant it is. Just passing it along.
Friend TSO said that, at the large post office where his brother works, the postmaster read a memo this morning that made two points: first, that all USPS employees should start using direct deposit because of potential “communications disruptions”; second, that they should begin carrying their work IDs at all times because if and when the nation goes on lockdown, “only law enforcement, postal service, and medical professionals will be able to travel to and from their homes.”
TSO verified the news with another contact of his, and I just partially verified it with our local postmaster (she couldn’t verify the direct deposit business). She put it simply in terms of being notified that postal workers are classified as essential. On the Living Freedom forums a poster noted several days ago that a relative who works for a railroad in the midwest had also been notified of her “essential” status and been given permission to travel.
Keep in mind that this is an IF, not necessarily a WHEN, thing. But clearly multiple “authorities” are preparing for draconian measures up to and including nationwide martial law.
I also find it odd that the postal memo was both so specific and so narrow in its information on who would be “allowed” to travel. Note that it excludes travel by food and medicine wholesalers or delivery services, and excludes travel by people needing to buy food or medicine. The implication is that the rest of us can starve in our homes. Or wait for always-dubious aid from those “essential” government-approved travelers.
Now, I DO NOT believe this will ever be the case. Those exclusions were very likely some bureaucrat’s unthinking idiocy. Tyranny we’re going to get (and are getting already). Willful economic destruction is already upon us. Depression of unprecedented scale is likely. Stalin-style starvation, not so likely. But because this information is credible and verified, and because it implies truly draconian thinking by policymakers, I’m passing it along. FWIW.