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Old 05-08-2008, 10:37 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ebacherville View Post
HELLO any one home... ?

the fuel prices have not risen.. you are paying the same as when gas was a quarter a gallon in 1964, that is, if you paid in silver or gold...

The problem is that your income doesn't increase as inflation does..
Which means.... the cost of fuel has risen... Inflation doesn't matter as a metric to compare income to goods. Inflation compares goods to goods as if goods are buying power, which in N. America and most of the developed world is not the case.
Cars have not created a new problem. They merely made more urgent the necessity to solve existing ones.
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