.@NBCNewsTHINK asked readers how inflation affected their summer plans from gas to groceries and vacations. The response overwhelmingly was that people want to gather and connect – but literally can’t afford to. nbcnews.to/3dnGSeJ
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture sees food prices rising as much as 9.5% this year, the most since 1979. Commodity markets are global, so ingredient and animal feed prices depend on the rest of the planet. nbcnews.to/3A0Z3Pc
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Gasoline prices near $5 a gallon in some U.S. states this summer aren’t easing up any time soon. On the upside, prices this high could persuade U.S. refiners to engage in the costly reopening of plants. nbcnews.to/3A0Z3Pc
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Going on a holiday combines all the high-inflation items into one. In July, airline tickets alone were 28% more expensive than a year ago. nbcnews.to/3A0Z3Pc
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Already, 30-year mortgage rates are almost twice as high as a year ago, and sales of previously owned homes are down. This is helping slow down price increases after an unfettered pandemic run. nbcnews.to/3A0Z3Pc

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Replying to @NBCNews
After Hurricane Katrina Other laws were enforced on the coastal State about Flood Insurance. Now everyone in a 100 year flood plain is now getting rebuilt without insurance which is required. What is fair? We lost homes and can’t rebuild because we can’t afford insurance.
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I am renting a apartment that my lease will go up in three months from now. Me and others like me live on disability and can’t even buy a home for myself and if I try I am talked to rude and disrespectful. Why can’t I own something I can call my own where I can invite company?
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Bidens mess, lefties fault