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Stat of the Day: Thanksgiving Costs Up a Record 20%, but Prescription Drug Prices Decline

As we approach Thanksgiving, you may have heard (or personally experienced) that the cost of Thanksgiving dinner this year is up a record 20%.

Meanwhile, guess what's actually declined in price, according to the federal government itself.  That would be prescription drug prices, which declined 0.1% last month alone.

Perhaps the Biden Administration should focus on helping everyday Americans afford Thanksgiving, rather than artificially imposing innovation-killing government price controls on lifesaving drugs, which are actually declining in price and nowhere near the inflation rate afflicting other consumer costs.…[more]

November 17, 2022 • 11:48 AM

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Quiz Question   
Which one of the following U.S. Presidents was the first to proclaim a National Day of Thanksgiving?
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"After all the supply chain problems the United States has suffered in the last two years, the very last thing the nation needs is a railroad strike. Unfortunately, it could happen any day now, as soon as Dec. 5. ...Needless to say, a strike by 15,000 rail workers would create a disaster for shipping ahead of the holiday season.Inflation is bad enough already, but if shipping problems worsen the scarcity…[more]
 
 
—The Editors, Washington Examiner
— The Editors, Washington Examiner
 
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Are you staying home or traveling this Thanksgiving?