Be a Patriot!

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    Buy American! I like this trend! I personally have purchased toys there. Heck if I have to go to a zillion kids birthdays, mind as well help out the American economy with it!

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    I once told all my friends that if they didn't buy Detroit, they were unpatriotic to their city. They looked at me like I was crazy as hell.

    Proved a damn good point though.
     
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    We must start seeing more manufacturing in America. However, some of the present trends are really disturbing. We have seen massive investment in Solar here in Oregon, factories being built everywhere. By Chinese, Germans, and Japanese. And the company that I work for was sold to a Russian company in 2007. No complaints about the new owners, they have treated their work force here very well. However, is it wise for the only plant capable of rolling armor plate and titanium on the West Coast to be owned by a Russian, or any other nation other than US, company?
     
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    That isn't entirely true! Hondas, Mitsubshis and Toyotas are primarily made stateside just like the Big 3! Buying from anyone of those auto makers is buying from American made cars!
     
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    If they keep the jobs stateside who gives a shit who the owners are! You do realize there and many many more US owned companies in Russia and China, then there are Russian and Chinese owned companies in America! It matters where the plants are located and not who owns them.

    I work for a British company, do I give a shit that its British? Nope!
     
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    The point I was trying to make was that protectionism of any kind is Bullshit. Buy Human.
     
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    Not in this world we live in. Buy America means something! Heck I wish I could say buy IL, but I don't thing we make a damn thing! Too many liberal Democrats taxing and regulating business out of the State!
     
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    Well I agree with you on overregulation. We need free trade... inside and outside this country. That's the only real path to prosperity.
     

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