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By what slight of hand is the government maintaining the fiction that inflation is under control?

Asked by ibstubro (18636points) April 4th, 2014

Here in the Midwestern U.S. freaking stew meat is approaching (or at/over) $5 a pound and gasoline is again near $4 a gallon. I got a 6” sub at Subway yesterday and it was just a few cents from $5. Seems like just yesterday that all foot-longs were only $5!

How can the government maintain the fiction of inflation being under control, and why are we, the citizens, swallowing it?

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