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Americans Cut Back on Travel and Restaurants

As inflation takes a bite out of paychecks, Americans are spending less on services that aren't essentials, such as dining out and getting haircuts.
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Keep Prepping in the Face of Bad News

Do not to let the news distract you or get you down. Concentrate on keeping your family safe, housed, clothed, shod, and fed. In other words, prep.
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Bring on the Recession, Jerome

When faced with a choice of inflation or a recession, I'll take a recession any day, and so should you.
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Peak Fairness is Going to be our Downfall

Peak oil didn't destroy us, but "peak fairness" may as socialists and apologists try to make everything "fair."
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Life as we know it Grinds to a Halt

The supply chain is a vast interconnected system. When one component fails, everything can grind to a halt.
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The Economy is Careening out of Control

The problem this country face is that the people who are supposed to be in charge of the economy don’t know what they are doing..
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Inflation hits 40-year high as CPI rises 8.6% in May

The Consumer Price Index rose to 8.6 percent in June, something the media and many government economists think was "unexpected." Really? I just have...
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These Troubled Times are Here to Stay

If history is a guide, high inflation and energy crises are difficult to address and may affect us for years to come. There is no easy cure,
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More News, Much of it Bad

There comes a time when they can't hide the bad news, but when it hits the mainstream media, it often too late to prepare.
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Looming Price-Hikes On Food Set To Hit Americans Even Harder

Although rising food prices are already hitting Americans in their wallets, the worst is yet to come as more food inflation is expected.