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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, May 16, 2022

Inflation rose 0.3% in April and 8.3% year-over-year, according to April Consumer Price Index data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Wednesday, May 11. The most recent numbers represent a modest reprieve from March's staggering 1.2% month-over-month increase. Stacker analyzed the Consumer Price Index data to determine which common grocery store items saw the largest price increases in April. Despite the overall pace of headline inflation easing, the cost of groceries alone increased 10.8% since April 2021"the largest annual increase in 42 years. This increase was driven largely by a rise in prices of meat, poultry, fish, and eggs"up 14.3% year-over-year and the largest 12-month increase since 1979. Looking more recently, April marked a 1% month-over-month increase in food at home prices. While this is down from the 1.5% gains recorded in March, it is still the 17th consecutive month the food costs, on the whole, have risen.

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But we're sanctioning Russia to help those plucky Ukrainian's and make Lockheed,Raytheon,and Northrop Grumman even more profitable for shareholders.

I'd rather have cheap groceries myself.

War is Not my Thing,Baby. But nobody's asking my opinion.

Congress just loves them some war. Even "the Squad" is down.

The Democratic party has sold out to the MIC, even Barbara Lee. What a waste.

#1 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2022-05-16 11:16 PM | Reply

Get back to your cheap booze and dill -------.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2022-05-17 09:05 PM | Reply

Thanks Governor Abbott!

#3 | Posted by memyselfini at 2022-05-18 12:57 AM | Reply

14.3%??? I swear the price of beef is up 100% in that frame.

#4 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2022-05-18 10:30 AM | Reply

It's not inflation, it's price gouging and profiteering.
Corporate profits are up at an all time high, CEO and executive pay and total compensation is at an all time high. Wake the F up!

#5 | Posted by a_monson at 2022-05-18 10:59 AM | Reply

"War is Not my Thing,Baby."

You've been cheerleading Putin's war since it was "just maneuvers."

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-05-18 11:10 AM | Reply

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