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July 10, 2019 07:00PM avatar
I like to buy local. My current job depends upon the powers that be NOT sending my work "off shore".

I would like to see durable goods that are sold here, made here rather than shipped in from another place. Obviously, that doesn't work for all types of things where there is centralized fabrication and not enough demand to justify having a manufacturing facility in every city, or state or country or continent.

The final destination of sending all of our manufacturing and support jobs off shore is that eventually, the only people left with a job and an income with which to buy the imported goods are the corporate executives running the business that off shored all of the 'work' of their businesses.

Don't really want to go there.

I saw a bumper sticker on a ranch truck pulling up onto the road with a load of alfalfa. Sticker said, *GOT FOOD? THANK A FARMER OR RANCHER".

Be grateful.

Rich

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I like to buy American made durable goods, very hard thing to do nowadays...

Hombre 375 July 10, 2019 03:28PM

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Kickindirt 242 July 11, 2019 09:42PM

My reply to Kicken dirt.....

Hombre 222 July 12, 2019 10:14AM

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Kickindirt 214 July 12, 2019 07:55PM

Garrett Detectors . . . . .

UtahRich 252 July 12, 2019 11:08PM

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WM6 252 July 15, 2019 11:16AM

My opinion: No, they really don't. ... An AT Max would be a bad decision.

Monte 252 July 12, 2019 07:14AM

Re: My opinion: No, they really don't. ... An AT Max would be a bad decision.

jmaryt 281 July 13, 2019 06:21PM

Actually, I found the mid-to-late 70s to be some of the better years.

Monte 228 July 14, 2019 07:43AM

Re: Actually, I found the mid-to-late 70s to be some of the better years.

jmaryt 199 July 14, 2019 08:44AM

I learned by example to shop for quality-made products early in life.

Monte 281 July 11, 2019 10:18AM

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D&P-OR 286 July 11, 2019 11:19AM

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