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Why do people complain about jobs going over seas but yet they buy products made from over seas?

Like Apple's iPhone/ iTouch which is designed here, but made in China. Or the clothes that people buy. A lot of them are made out side the U.S. Many products in Wal-mart are made over seas as well, yet people flock to Wal-mart everyday. To me it seems hypocritical that people verbally complain about what they physically support. Then they start complaining that its i****************s that take our jobs, which might be true, but its only a small fraction of what big corporations do by manufacturing a lot of products over seas.

Asked By: Avide - 10/18/2010
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Because as you point out people are hypocritical, and for the most part, ill-informed... More
Answered By: PoohBearPenguin - 10/18/2010
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do you know where i can buy clothes food and electrical products made in Britain I do shop at my local markets and local shops when i can but the items are usually made in a different country marks and Spencer's was 90%british made years ago but they were not earning enough profit so changed their minds
Answered By: kerry anne - 10/18/2010
 
Nobody did more illegal emigrating and taking of jobs than the British... More
Answered By: Joe. - 10/18/2010
 
I don't know if I speak for many here but my problem is not the jobs going overseas but more those taking the jobs cannot communicate in english very well...take BT and the 'it's good to talk' policy...who wants to talk to someone overseas about their phone service thats costs you twice as much as you have to spell... More
Answered By: Gobilina - 10/18/2010
 
We don't have too much choice when it comes to buying products made overseas. What else is there? I can buy an American made car, but parts will come from China. I will only buy toys made in the US or maybe certain other parts of the world (other than China), but they are hard to find. Whatever I can possibly buy that... More
Answered By: Bit of Honey - 10/18/2010
 
Probably because they're uneducated about stuff like this. Also, maybe they think, "So what if I buy something made in my country. It won't make a difference" Then when they buy something foreign little do they know they are making a difference, and not a good one.
Answered By: Liverpoolfanaticguy - 10/18/2010
 
I LOVE your point. People b***h and moan about not having a decent job, but trample each other to death the shop at Walmart. Walmart is doing it's damnest to run small business out of business so that "you" the consumer has no choice BUT to shop at Walmart, and then they can charge you whatever price they want... More
Answered By: CC - 10/18/2010
 
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