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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Ah the old “substitution” scam. It’s a lie, pure and simple. The usual example is that if the price of steak goes up, then people eat less steak and more chicken (*). Abra cadabra, “inflation” is simply defined away!


9 posted on 12/18/2012 1:36:45 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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(*) you should consider your cleverness in shopping for whatever bargains you can get to be a satisfying patriotic duty.


10 posted on 12/18/2012 1:39:55 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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if the price of steak goes up, then people eat less steak and more chicken (*). Abra cadabra,

Lady Bird once suggested that people should just switch to cheese, but cheese at the time was more than twice the price of ground beef.

15 posted on 12/18/2012 5:06:23 PM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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