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    07-12-2012, 08:22 PM
Angry Team USA uniforms made in China

This kind of cow dung is disgusting

"ABC News reported Wednesday that no part of the Ralph Lauren-designed opening ceremony uniform was made in America."

Harry Reid on Team USA

A few Examples:

Shirt $425
Blazer $795
Trousers $295

Skirt $498
Blazer $598

The morons of the Olympic Committee are saying no Company could have made those Confirms Cheaper?


How much kickback did the Committee pocket personally on this one????

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    07-12-2012, 10:29 PM
Actually I like the fact that government buys US flags "made in China" much less.... The was an article on that somewhere, but I'm too lazy to search.
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    07-12-2012, 10:33 PM
Because these uniforms where consigned to a corporation to manufactor, of course they were made some place where the labor is cheap. This is because the corporation hired by your government needs to make a stupidly huge profit and your government is run by corporations, they do what they are told.
    07-13-2012, 12:16 PM
I find it even better knowing our government outsources our military weapon manufacturing ... so to know uniforms are made overseas, is just another reason I have no faith in american politcs anymore..purposely not helping there own country :(
    07-13-2012, 01:48 PM
Green Broke
The athletes could refuse to wear them, just like the people on this forum could refuse to buy chinese products. Yet how many of you do ? Yep nothing like seeing a parking lot full of foreign cars at the unemployment office.
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    07-13-2012, 02:08 PM
Originally Posted by Joe4d    
The athletes could refuse to wear them, just like the people on this forum could refuse to buy chinese products. Yet how many of you do ? Yep nothing like seeing a parking lot full of foreign cars at the unemployment office.
i try really hard not to!! Only buy it if I can't find something similiar usa made!! The only thing I have foreign made is my car (vw -german car) and maybe one outfit if that. I would rather pay more to keep the business here then pay less and send the money else where.
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    07-13-2012, 02:30 PM
The Congressman that was publicly decrying this was probably dressed from head to toe in foreign made clothing.
Honestly, this is really making a mountain out of a molehill.
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    07-13-2012, 02:42 PM
I agree with kait here: if I can find something US-made, yes, I buy it instead of supporting China or Vietnam or whatever. Just not always possible. However in this particular case the prices for those uniforms are quite outrageous, and I don't see how "saving" comes into place.
    07-13-2012, 03:04 PM
Those prices really are outrageous!
    07-13-2012, 03:18 PM
Holy cow! You're telling me that no one on the team has a mom that can sew?

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