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A question for Americans?

Firstly greetings from the UK. Why are American consumers feeding the Dragon that is consuming your industry, economy and the prosperity of working Americans? Why has America allowed iconic brands like Spap-On, Gibson, Guild, Swanson and dozens of others that Americas fantastic industrial heritage were built on be high jacked by the terrorist regime that is China? Why with all the jobs that have been lost, factories derelict and communities decayed do you still buy Chinese goods? I know British consumers have sold out, but with the legendary patriotism of the USA, what is happening?

Asked By: sherlock - 10/7/2011
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The simple fact is people bought it because it was cheaper with no thought of the consequence . And now its almost impossible to "buy American " I spent two days trying to find an American made toothbrush. I finally gave up and bought one from Switzerland. I try not ti buy anything from China. Especially after all the... More
Answered By: lynn - 10/7/2011
Additional Answers (8)
What's happening all over the world... Were all fecked not just America!
Answered By: Happyworms - 10/7/2011
 
Its because our government is good at controlling people and brainwashing people to just consume, consume, consume, and stop and think because thinking is bad and brings about change..
Answered By: Billy B. - 10/7/2011
 
I do believe we have stopped buying crap from China. Which is good, it will certainly employ many Americans that are in need of jobs at the moment.
Answered By: Aly Marie - 10/7/2011
 
Because we've had the good life for too long. It's about time we start suffering just like the rest of the world. It isn't fair that other countries couldn't be as capitalistic as we had been, so we have to dial it back a bit. Electing Owebama is just akin to swallowing a cupful of caster oil.
Answered By: Little Princess - 10/7/2011
 
The World Trade Organization is responsible for the trade distortions, (I'm sure you're familiar with their agenda). Nice posturing: "China is your enemy." We are allowed to read the book: "1984," here as well you know... More
Answered By: noallegiance - 10/7/2011
 
That's in the past. Younger people today don't care about that. They have been indoctrinated by PC propaganda and buy the one world one people concept. Even older ones go for the cheaper prices of Chinese goods... More
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Answered By: George S - 10/7/2011
 
hi also from uk ..we didn't sell out , never see a usa sticker on anything I buy . perhaps your to insular , look if its a good product and reasonably priced will buy whatever country has produced and sure its the same for usa , its only fair that china has same... More
Answered By: bobonumpty - 10/7/2011
 
OUR PRESIDENT IS AN IDIOT! I personally agree with you, our country is going to hell in a hand-basket, and it doesn't seem to be getting much better. I HATE the fact that I cant find a single toy/electronic/ANYTHING that is not made in freaking china. We need to get back to our patriotic roots like the good o'l days... More
Answered By: Ashton - 10/7/2011
 
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