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Not Just Gas! Check Out the Drastic Price Increases on These 21 Everyday Items

Tuesday’s presidential debate touched on some massive economic issues that are affecting all Americans. The immense increase in gas prices was a crucial part of the discussion, but have other everyday products seen a drastic increased in price over the same time period?  According to Blaze research on data provided by the the Bureau of Labor Statistics* gas prices are not alone in skyrocketing over the last decade.  Wait till you see chocolate chip cookies!

What Was The Price Of These 21 Everyday Items 10 Years Ago?

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Gasoline [all types]

2002 Average – $1.44 2012  Average- $3.73 Percent Increase:

158%

What Was The Price Of These 21 Everyday Items 10 Years Ago?

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Beer [per 16 oz.]

2002 Average – $.99 2012 Average-$1.24 Percent Increase:

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