Comment: When the government takes food and energy out of the index...

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When the government takes food and energy out of the index...

...it skews the inflation numbers.

Food and energy are the grand essentials of life which must be purchased.

My guess is that if those were in there today, inflation would be near 10%.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
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