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9. This person doesn't understand much
Fri Oct 18, 2013, 01:07 PM
Oct 2013

What kills purchasing power is when wages don't keep up with rising prices. You can blame Republican-backed offshoring of jobs to low cost regions for depressing wages. You can thank oil cartel and big agriculture for spiking food and gas prices with their manipulation (food and gas are two large and volatile components of CPI).

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