Skip to comments.Food inflation desperation leads to VIOLENT ATTACKS in grocery stores
Posted on 07/02/2022 9:53:44 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
As food inflation worsens, a sense of desperation is seizing the minds of the American people, and some of them are lashing out in acts of violence against workers at grocery stores and other food retail locations. America is now seeing a shocking rise in retail location violence that seems destined to only get worse.
Joe Biden’s catastrophic economic and energy policies have led to a 400% increase in the price of fertilizer, a 100% increase in the price of diesel fuel, supply chain disruptions and food production shortfalls. Even infant formula has been in a supply chain crisis, and the cost of agricultural inputs today means far higher prices in the coming months.
The result is record high food inflation that keeps getting worse. Higher costs of food gobble up higher percentages of discretionary incomes for consumers, hitting low-income consumers especially hard. When food prices rise to the point of requiring 50% of a person’s income just to eat, history tells us that societies break down and lurch into uprisings and revolts.
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How close are we to that 50% mark? I am clueless about how most people spend their grocery dollars. I also probably have more money than the average person, so the increases I’ve seen do not “break the bank” so to speak, for me personally.
I also live alone, so never have discussions with others, about buying this or that, or trading off buying certain items due to price comparisons, etc.
I’ve been buying a little extra each time I shop. Panic buying will be in our future, in my opinion.
There are still deals to be found, but getting harder to come by. I got 6 lbs. of bacon at Publix ($5 each, but BOGO) for $15 the other day.
I notice container size or quantity in ozs. of many products (the old Breyer’s Ice Cream trick) decreasing w/ only slight price increases.
Just getting started. But, at least only one trip needed from car to kitchen for a $100.00 worth of groceries now. Lemons, lemonade. 😊🙌
I’m running out of space to store stuff that I have bought in mass bulk.
I guess that means “I’m ready” if you can ever say that.
The people who live in $500k homes and can barely afford to pay their mortgages/car loans/bills are going to be hit the hardest first IMHO.
During the Great Depression folks pretty much behaved, and adjusted as best they could. That won’t happen with today’s pampered and entitled generation.
I’m actually surprised that we haven’t seen many instances of mass food shoplifting yet. But that’s sure to come.
Just went to the store. Paper towels and bread are wrapped in smaller rolls/bags, meat is over 100% marked, perishables are very high. Even cream cheese that was $2.99 is now $7.59. I bought 250 in groceries in which last year would have been maybe 100 bucks and it will probably last seven days instead of two weeks.
I think the 59% threshold has been met.
All this misery will be worth it to achieve the liberal new world order.
I suspect that smash and grab raids on supermarkets will begin soon. Supermarkets aren’t equipped to handle looting. If they were smart, they’d put a emergency door lock button at each register station so that looters can’t exit the store.
My father died nearly sixty years ago and I must be much stronger than he ever was. He could never have carried $100 worth of groceries in one arm.
People are still spending money. Went to Texas Roadhouse last night and waited an hour and a half for a table. That’s almost pre pandemic time. It’s good news that people are spending. Jobs are certainly plentiful. It does cost a bit more for things.
Then what? We’re screwed.
Paper towels are definitely smaller if you get the no brand. However bounty has gone weirdly larger to the point it won’t fit on the paper towel roll. Bathroom tissue is the same. Absurdly large.
A bit more? I’d say a lot more.
In fact, some things have just about doubled (and have less volume)
Get less, pay more!
I’ve noticed that also.
The morons who riot are the very same ones who vote for such destruction of the economy. When times get tough we find out what people are made of inside. It’s already being revealed. Many deserve their pain.
How many store clerks are going to want angry violent looters locked in with them?
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