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Vast Majority of Americans Worried About Inflation

jimmylynn Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:11 PM
I know....they'll just demand that the government give them a hefty cost of living raise every three months.
jimmylynn Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:37 PM
They'll have to create a new sub-sub caste for poverty.
NW-Res Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:14 PM
Yeah, by "staying the course", America just raised the poverty level to about 75K per year.
jimmylynn Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:14 PM
Oh....they'll want a chunky increase in the government's contribution to their retirement accounts too just so's that nasty inflation doesn't eat up their retirement accounts.

Adding the overall gloomy picture of how Americans view the economy, the vast majority are concerned about inflation according to a new Rasmussen Report.

Most Americans remain concerned about inflation but are beginning to express a little more trust in the Federal Reserve Board’s ability to control it.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 76% of American Adults are at least somewhat concerned about inflation, including 48% who are Very Concerned.  Twenty-two percent (22%) are Not Very or Not at All Concerned.

This feeling comes as the Federal...