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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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Monday, July 25 2011

A Brooklyn, NY, woman is suing luxury store Chanel after the ring she was trying on got stuck on her finger.
 
Rosy Mizrachi Gindi was trying on rings at the Chanel store on East 57th Street in New York City when she realized the expensive ring (valued at over $10,000) was stuck on her finger.  After the old-time remedy of slathering up your finger in lotion failed, Gindi wound up in the emergency room for three hours.
 
Doctors were able to remove the ring without cutting it or Gindi's finger.  Now, she's suing Chanel for unspecified damages in Brooklyn Supreme Court.
 
—Source:  NY Post

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