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Patriot

Savannah, GA

#41 Feb 4, 2014
Pete wrote:
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Profit is what enables me to provide humanity. You can't have humanity without profits, at least in terms of private business.
Jobs are outsourced due to the cost of labor in our country plain and simple. Wages are only part of the total cost of labor. When Americans start preferring to purchase goods with higher quality versus cheaper goods of inferior quality, this situation will change.
I Buy Everything made in America that I possibly can. I can't find a Television made in America.
I have a Jeep, a Ford F-150, and a Ford Taurus. There are No Foreign cars or trucks in my driveway...
I want to buy American canned Mushrooms, and that is getting to be a problem. When I do manage to find them I buy several at the time.
I don't want to eat Chinese Poison or Lead Contaminated food products....
Pop

Elizabethton, TN

#42 Feb 4, 2014
Patriot wrote:
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I Buy Everything made in America that I possibly can. I can't find a Television made in America.
I have a Jeep, a Ford F-150, and a Ford Taurus. There are No Foreign cars or trucks in my driveway...
I want to buy American canned Mushrooms, and that is getting to be a problem. When I do manage to find them I buy several at the time.
I don't want to eat Chinese Poison or Lead Contaminated food products....
Well Patriot, you are in the minority. Saving a dollar is the mantra with shoppers these days and wherever it is made, how it is made, how long it will last, etc. is not important as the price. This is why low skill manufacturing jobs are being outsourced because of the thirst to sate American preferred low prices.

Look at how many consumers and American citizens despise Walmart, yet they continue to shop there. All they would have to do would be to boycot Walmart, but their craving for low prices outweighs this hate.

What consumers don't realize is the cheapest way to purchase anything is to only buy it once.
Patriot

Savannah, GA

#43 Feb 4, 2014
Pop wrote:
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Well Patriot, you are in the minority. Saving a dollar is the mantra with shoppers these days and wherever it is made, how it is made, how long it will last, etc. is not important as the price. This is why low skill manufacturing jobs are being outsourced because of the thirst to sate American preferred low prices.
Look at how many consumers and American citizens despise Walmart, yet they continue to shop there. All they would have to do would be to boycot Walmart, but their craving for low prices outweighs this hate.
What consumers don't realize is the cheapest way to purchase anything is to only buy it once.
I would rather pay $3.00 for a can or jar of American Mushrooms, than a $1.10 for Chinese Mushrooms. I just do without them, I am not going to eat that crap.......
Pop

Elizabethton, TN

#44 Feb 4, 2014
Patriot wrote:
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I would rather pay $3.00 for a can or jar of American Mushrooms, than a $1.10 for Chinese Mushrooms. I just do without them, I am not going to eat that crap.......
Good for you Patriot. I wish every American consumer thought this same way. Unfortunately, they don't.
observer

Johnson City, TN

#45 Feb 4, 2014
Pop wrote:
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Well Patriot, you are in the minority. Saving a dollar is the mantra with shoppers these days and wherever it is made, how it is made, how long it will last, etc. is not important as the price. This is why low skill manufacturing jobs are being outsourced because of the thirst to sate American preferred low prices.
Look at how many consumers and American citizens despise Walmart, yet they continue to shop there. All they would have to do would be to boycot Walmart, but their craving for low prices outweighs this hate.
What consumers don't realize is the cheapest way to purchase anything is to only buy it once.
"Saving a dollar" is critical to many people these days. How far can those minimum wages go when rent/house payment, utilities, heat, food, and medical bills need to be paid. Corporations have priced themselves out of the market, when their low paid employees can no longer afford the products. Also the lower priced goods coming back to people who lost their jobs cannot be purchased either. This downward spiral has no good outcome!
Employment

United States

#46 Feb 22, 2014
It's hard to be jobless. Keep trying
Tippecanoe

Johnson City, TN

#47 Feb 22, 2014
Jeremy wrote:
I was laid off from my job that I worked at for 18 years. I have applied and sent resumes to over 200 companies and only have had three interviews. I did not get any of the jobs. I am raising three children and have never received government assistance until I started getting unemployment. I have barely gotten by all these years and have no savings to fall back on. I lost my job through no fault of my own. A man in China now has my job. I always thought that unions ruined the country and I worked for a lower wage than that of my union counterparts up north. I laughed a few years ago when they lost their jobs and chalked it up to them being greedy. Now I am in the same boat but made substantially less than they did. Now the government is taking away my unemployment through no fault of my own. I want to work, I am a strong man physically and mentally with no where to work. Why has this happened? How did this happen? What can I do to change my situation I have tried everything I know. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Another month and my family may be homeless. I can not believe what has happened. I will never vote Republican again.
Republican Ross Perot warned about something sucking before a liberal signed it
into law ? At the bill signing in 1994 he said --"NAFTA means jobs. American jobs, and good-paying American jobs. If I didn't believe that, I wouldn't support this agreement" The Federal deficit has doubled under the present administaration and your situation hasn't improved. Do you actually believe they have the answer?
Ben

Boone, NC

#48 Feb 22, 2014
I no I didn't hav a job 4 years and unemployment helped me a lot . help me pay my bills . thanks obama
Jocelyn

United States

#49 Feb 25, 2014
Very sad to be out of work
Help

United States

#50 Feb 25, 2014
This is good info. Thanks
ben

Boone, NC

#51 Feb 25, 2014
im afread it will get worse before it gets better,unless you work at a fast food place or carlot that we have plenty of here.
Bush

United States

#52 Feb 26, 2014
You can blame the democrats for this
Sales Associate

Kirkland, WA

#53 Mar 16, 2014
Sales associate jobs, gigs and opportunities

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Chuck

Johnson City, TN

#54 Mar 22, 2014
If anybody has children in their family go check out Shoney's on North Roan street. I am not joking they have several Made In USA toys. I bought several toys for my grandchild. First time I have seen made in USA on toys in a long time.

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