“Woe to the land whose king is a child and whose leaders are already drunk in the morning. Happy the land whose king is a nobleman, and whose leaders work hard before they feast and drink, and then only to strengthen themselves for the tasks ahead”. (Eccl 10: 16-17)


"When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or insult, a nation turns its back on progress and can be restored only by the terrible lessons of catastrophe." … Frederic Bastiat


Evil talks about tolerance only when it’s weak. When it gains the upper hand, its vanity always requires the destruction of the good and the innocent, because the example of good and innocent lives is an ongoing witness against it. So it always has been. So it always will be. And America has no special immunity to becoming an enemy of its own founding beliefs about human freedom, human dignity, the limited power of the state, and the sovereignty of God. – Archbishop Chaput


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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Tommy Turkey and Sides are getting more expensive

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the cost of an annual Thanksgiving turkey dinner for 10 has risen this year to $49.20; a $5.73 increase over the cost of the same dinner last year ($43.47). That is an increase of a bit over 13%.

No worries however - keep moving; nothing to see here. Our illustrious lords that "cook" the official inflation numbers will no doubt be able to deal with this by substituting quail or cornish hens for Tommy and Timmy turkey.

4 comments:

  1. so your saying we finally achieved Price stability? hehe

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  2. Only 13%? No problem!

    A can of diced no salt tomatoes used to be 54c...now 68c. That's a 25.9% increase....

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  3. I wonder if Turkey Corzine, who 1)obviously either did not understand his liquidity needs, or 2)intentionally used "OPM" in order to try to cover is NOT COOKING IN THE OVEN YET. Very interesting reads on Harry's website. Unsure if Sommers is up to the challenge of actually taking down a large OBUMA donor, but I hope she grows some large ones very soon.

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