Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hard Core, Soft Core … What Kind of Inflation Is It Anyway?

Most of what appears in this posting was prompted by a very interesting question posed of the experts who have been chosen by Focus.com about why does the economic indicator known as “core inflation” exclude food and energy costs. An … Continue reading

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Let’s Put this Baby to Rest

Let’s put this argument to REST for ONCE and FOR ALL The origin of the debate of food versus fuel (to the best of my knowledge) was based on a miscalculation in a World Bank report from several years ago … Continue reading

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Healthcare in Costa Rica Costs US$130/yr for Family of 4nd that, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, is why, in Arizona I pay nearly US$600 per MONTH for health insurance for one person, age 60, when I could instead pay US$130 per YEAR for a family of 4 with a view of the Caribbean thrown in.

s is any wonder that people are leaving the country to retire? If I retired tomorrow (or the first day I was eligible for Social Security income), my health insurance (before Medicare was available) would cost me more than half … Continue reading

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