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    Many Americans, over the past 30 years, have gotten older
    State the obvious much?

    (Just kidding)  Part of the problem is when President Clinton adjusted the CPI and slowed the way we measure inflation.  Actual yearly inflation is almost three times as much as current measures indicate.  This means that when they show incomes adjusted for inflation, the reality is that it is far worse than the are showing.

    "Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not YET sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favour..."

    by Buckeye Nut Schell on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 07:40:50 PM PST

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