Skip to comments.Supermarket prices soar in Manhattan and across the country
Posted on 03/13/2011 10:52:38 AM PDT by Nachum
Whats in your wallet?
Not much especially after a trip to the supermarket.
At the checkout counter at the DAgostino in Hells Kitchen, retired ballerina Carol Sumner shook her head over the increasingly steep price of her weekly grocery bill.
Its outrageous, said Sumner, a senior citizen who was making a pit stop to buy soda, ice cream and cake for a party she was throwing.
I feel like I am getting fleeced and taken advantage of. I dont buy meat anymore. I cant. Its too expensive.
The price index for groceries is expected to surge 3 to 4 percent nationally this year, according to the US Dept. of Agriculture.
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As he plays golf we suffer.
No money for meat, but at least she can still afford to throw a party.
But..But...the vitamin content and other health related increases in foods is just like feature increases on tv’s, etc. so there is no resulting increase in inflation.
From the article: The Post calculated the average cost of 12 grocery items at three Manhattan supermarkets:
2010 total: $50.74
2011 total: $59.85
The 3-4% inflation rate in food is a pure lie.
Gee who would have thought that burning our food for fuel and constantly printing money would cause prices to rise.
I’ve noticed a significant downsizing in the packaging, along with the rise in price.
I thought I was getting a heck of a deal on Pringles yesterday, a buck a can. Til I got home and realized it was about 3 inches shorter than the original.
They’re also packaging cereal in these little $1 size boxes. Catering to small budgets but the unit price skyrockets.
The FED basically printed $1.25 Trillion to buy-out dud mortgages, and also is now the largest holder of US Treasuries.
That money was created out of thin air, and is now flowing into the economy overall.
Money printing and inflation of the money supply is a TAX, which you never voted for.
$10.00/pound bread is coming to your supermarket soon!
Exactly. F em. Seen the Youtube video where the McCain supporters marched thru manhattan? These are vile people. Bunch of elitist libtard bastards.
“buy soda, ice cream and cake for a party she was throwing”
That kind of food is bad for you anyway. There should be a triple tax on it.... spoken like a Manhattan liberal.
Those 12 items must not have included bacon, orange juice, milk or cheese. Breakfast foods in particular are way up.
We’ve re-defined poverty. Folks who were alive in 1932 have to be shaking their heads at what we call “tragedy.”
You want to see gouging?
Look in the right place.
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