Nope, no inflation here




Your eyes don't deceive you. That's $14.99 for a six-pack of beer. Add in 7.75% sales tax, 5 cents per bottle recycling tax, and then 7.75% sales tax on the 5 cents per bottle recycling tax (yes, that's right; in California you pay taxes on the taxes), and you get to $16.47 for a six-pack of beer.

Thank you, Ben Bernanke.

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