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Life In America Has Never Been More Unaffordable Than It Is Right Now

• by Michael Snyd

But now we have reached a stage where the purchasing power of our money is collapsing and the cost of living has become exceedingly painful.  Thanks to our rapidly rising cost of living, the middle class is becoming "the impoverished class", and the poor are increasingly being pushed out into the streets.  If we do not find a way to turn these trends around, it won't be too long before we have tremendous societal turmoil on our hands.

Earlier today, I came across an article about a woman that found a receipt from Burger King that was dated August 10, 1986.

At that time you could buy a Whopper for just $1.54.

Today, that same Whopper will cost you $6.79