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Originally posted by burningbelief
Forget about gas...thats a given. BUT...you use to buy a can of vegetables from Aldi..the cheapest place in my area...two years ago,,,,,for 39 cents. It's 59 cents now with 1 third water. A can of corn...drain the water...you got two thirds a can of corn...same with greens beans and carrots or mixed veggies. Buy a BIC lighter...use to last three months...might last a month for a smoker.....bottle of propane for your grill..??? $17.00 here in S.C. 13 lbs of gas!!!! Use to be 18.00 for 20 lb!!!! Buy 5lbs "yeh" of potatoes for about 3.49....now 4.49....weigh it! Its 3.5 to 4 lbs! I did! It's all about the rich keeping their income while we get less!~ Think I am lieing? Weigh it yourself! We are being ripped everywhich way but loose and can't do a damned thing if we wanna eat! It's time for the workers out there to stand up and say " we in AMERICA wanna be honest!" a penny for a pound and a penney for a days work!
Originally posted by mytheroy
I think it's time people learned to get back to growing there own food, canning there own food,
Use what you produce to feed yourself, and the excess if it can't be stored for long periods, sell to your local community for half of what it costs at the store.
Originally posted by wardk28
No, you are only getting what you pay for. The dollar is worth less so expect smaller content as our money becomes nothing.
Originally posted by Alxandro
Where have you people been?
This type of product down sizing has been going on since the late 60's, I'm sure it's been longer than that but that's as far as I can remember.
Nothing new kids