… Well, ok, almost without comment: those price increases are directly due to the federal government wantonly printing money at an amazing rate, all in the name of "quantitative easing", which has the entirely predictable and arguably planned-for result of devaluing the American dollar. The simpler explanation is that goods are not getting more expensive; the dollar is simply worth less.
(Courtesy of Nobody Asked Me.)
I am quite certain that this will come as remarkably unwelcome news to just about everyone reading it, but stand by for your wallet to be just a little emptier in the coming months:
I would like to thank yo for your continued support of the ATK Ammunition brands. We are now into 2011 and continue to see unprecedented cost increases for the raw materials that make up our products. I can assure you that [...]
How much you believe this is your choice, but I have a report, from a fairly reliable source, that SureFire flashlight prices will be increasing at the end of the month, with the example being an E1B going from $139 to $160. Ouch.
*sigh* And I was just thinking our house needed more darksuckers, especially with me having misplaced one of my better ones. Oh well; given I am not in a position to [...]