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To: pissant

People think the economy is bad because the cost of necessities is rising faster than the ability to pay for it.

The inflation numbers put out by the government very conveniently do not include the cost of home utilities, fuel or housing.


41 posted on 03/21/2006 7:04:27 AM PST by hedgetrimmer ("I'm a millionaire thanks to the WTO and "free trade" system--Hu Jintao top 10 worst dictators)
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To: hedgetrimmer

If not for the rise in petroleum prices, that too would show little inflation. It has a ripple effect. thank GOD we are finally going to build more nuke plants.


42 posted on 03/21/2006 7:11:14 AM PST by pissant
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To: hedgetrimmer
The inflation numbers put out by the government very conveniently do not include the cost of home utilities, fuel or housing.

Sorry hedge, they're all included.

7. What goods and services does the CPI cover?

BLS - CPI: FAQ's

85 posted on 03/21/2006 10:07:06 AM PST by Mase
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