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  • elmojitogatico elmojitogatico Aug 2, 2013 6:08 AM Flag

    THE INFLATION misdirection

    According to the Department of Transportation, the average miles per gallon for passenger cars is 22.4 mpg and the SUVs 18 mpg, and with gasoline prices approaching a $4 / gal. price average why no outrage?

    According to the Department of Energy, the US dependance on foreign oil has cost us about $1.9 trillion from 2004 to 2008. From 2008 to date, the cost is the about the same, insane.

    But since there is no inflation ( X fuel and food ) there's not attention from the nation to this summation.

    1980 to 2013

    Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.25 : 2013 avg. $3.50 - $ 4.00 & climbing.
    Cost of a dozen eggs: $0.91 / 2013 avg. $ 1.80+
    Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.16 / 2013 avg. $3+

    The reasons they x fuel and food out is because the price increases are assumed to be temporary.

    It is #$%$umed so they can make a #$%$-u-me ;)) don't you just want to DIA ?

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