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Yes. I buy American no matter the cost. 30 38.96%
No, I buy by price, no matter what. 47 61.04%
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:30 PM  
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Are you willing to pay for USA products?

I bought a new couch today that is high quality and 100% made in the USA. It's a Stickley, if you know the brand. They pay their workers well with full benefits. I could have bought a similar "looking" couch from Nebraska Furniture Mart for about 1/3 the price, but they sell crap.

There's also a clothing store in the KC area that sells jeans that are 100% USA made. The workers who fabricate the jeans from start to finish are well paid with full benefits. A pair costs $200.

Walmart recently said they're moving back to the Made in the USA when possible. That will be a rough road.

The question is: Do you support workers in the USA, or do you take advantage of cheap Asian labor?
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:05 PM   #16
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Depends on what it is and what the price difference is?
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:08 PM   #17
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If two products are sitting next to each other and one is American made and slightly more expensive than its foreign counterpart, but has similar quality, I don't mind paying a bit more.

But make me search harder for American made products and then **** me over at the register, no thanks.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:13 PM   #18
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:14 PM   #19
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I bought a new couch today that is high quality and 100% made in the USA. It's a Stickley, if you know the brand. They pay their workers well with full benefits. I could have bought a similar "looking" couch from Nebraska Furniture Mart for about 1/3 the price, but they sell crap.

There's also a clothing store in the KC area that sells jeans that are 100% USA made. The workers who fabricate the jeans from start to finish are well paid with full benefits. A pair costs $200.

Walmart recently said they're moving back to the Made in the USA when possible. That will be a rough road.

The question is: Do you support workers in the USA, or do you take advantage of cheap Asian labor?
Neither. I, generally, am not a price only buyer. If I can get quality for a better price without too much hassle then that's what I'll do.

Some high end or designer products are still be made in China. For instance Dooney & Bourke purses are made in the US, Mexico, Italy as well as China. I still paid nearly $300 for mine on sale.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:17 PM   #20
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If two products are sitting next to each other and one is American made and slightly more expensive than its foreign counterpart, but has similar quality, I don't mind paying a bit more.

But make me search harder for American made products and then **** me over at the register, no thanks.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:19 PM   #21
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:42 PM   #22
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If I could find products with a label that said "made in the USA by non-union labor" I'd buy that every time.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:46 PM   #23
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$200 for a pair of jeans is just stupid.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:46 PM   #24
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:47 PM   #25
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$200 for a pair of jeans is just stupid.
That goes without saying. Anyone who pays that for a pair of jeans is stupid.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:49 PM   #26
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Poll fail.

There is obviously a middle ground here. I am willing to pay a premium, but the premium I'm willing to pay depends on the product.
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I think my biggest problem is that 'made in the USA', upon further inspection, often means 'made in Mexico'.

Still, yes... unless it's just an inferior product.
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I buy w/e gives me the best bang for my buck.

WTH is left thats 100% American anyways?
A spoon fork... jeans that are made out of sweat pants... cheese that comes in a can...
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$200 jeans hell no I won't go. If I'm buying for instance an American flag on the Fourth of July, I get the made in American one. If I'm getting towels that I'm going to wipe my ass with I get made in Paki or India.
You wipe your ass with towels?
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Still, yes... unless it's just an inferior product.
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