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Hidden inflation is the worst kind of inflation

Hidden inflation is the worst kind of inflation - Bent Corner

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the producer price index has gone up 9.7% from what it was a year ago. The producer price index measures wholesale prices. For the consumer, prices have increased more than the wholesale price. Sometimes, a lot more. I was at Walmart and purchased two large bags of …

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Funko Pop! collecting is quickly becoming an online-only hobby

Funko Pop! collecting is quickly becoming an online-only hobby - Bent Corner

Brick and mortar retailers appear to be moving on from selling Funko Pop! Figures. The amount of floor space these retailers set aside for the collectible vinyl figures is drastically shrinking. Walmart, Target, FYE, Hot Topic, Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble, and GameSpot all have a much smaller footprint dedicated to Funko Pop! figures than they …

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Why is it now safe for children to go to school?

The CDC released updated guidelines advising how to reopen schools during the COVID-19 pandemic safely. I find the notion that a typical overcrowded public school can reopen safely during a pandemic to be ridiculous. An overcrowded classroom seems like the perfect breeding ground for a virus that, according to the CDC, “is spread by respiratory …

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Walmart exempts those who have ‘difficulty breathing’ from wearing masks

I went to the Hagerstown Walmart Thursday afternoon. Even though the state of Maryland mandates all indoor retail businesses require customers and employees to wear face coverings, it’s not being enforced at the Hagerstown Walmart. I spotted a good many Walmart shoppers without face coverings and not practicing social distancing. Why were so many people …

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