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Originally posted by FritosBBQTwist
The U.S has it "easy" compared to various countries for many reasons. Education, work time, quality, etc.
All about supply, demand, and history (how strong is a nation politically).
Wages are always behind prices because producers get to set the bar. This is why the average consumer never elevates to higher levels. You become a producer of some sort, or a person that just doesn't live off a basic wage with no raise or concrete salary, and you will not notice these effects as much.
In order for some to gain some have to hurt, even if it is a little.