Vox Day had a post that complimented my JC Penney shirt index from a while back:
Note the extreme decline in income, as all big-ticket prices skyrocket. You pay two to eight times as much on half the salary. This is a deal only if you are a bankster or one of their political pets.
And, the food prices are, as you can probably gather, bargain basement. You will pay more than (and it will be worth it!) $1.05 for,