27 Dec '11, 6am

As economic growth fails, how do we live? Part II: Out with the old: Filed under: Energy News

As economic growth fails, how do we live? Part II: Out with the old: Filed under: Energy News

Finding any product made in the U.S.A. is a major challenge. Food, art, quality products, and local services are often American made, and are usually sold by locally-owned businesses. However, even local "mom and pop" shops typically must now stock some "cheap Chinese crap", as most shoppers do not look at any label but the price tag. Finding "Made in U.S.A."on many products may counter-intuitively require bypassing most local stores and instead searching the internet. Some mottos to consider for patriotic buying: "Buy quality." (Any product still made here is likely of high quality.) "If it's made in China, I don't need it." (Pick something else.) "I really do need it and it's not Made in U.S.A., so I'll buy it used." (Local resale shops, and internet buying sites will be glad to help.) "Won't this just add to clutter anyway?" (Reconsider.)

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