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One Light Bulb At A Time
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The following was sent to me by my Aunt Jean.

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One Light Bulb at a
> Time
>
> A physics teacher in high school, once told the students
> that while one grasshopper on the railroad tracks
> wouldn't slow a train very much, a billion of them
> would. With that thought in mind, read the following,
> obviously written by a good American ..
>
> Good idea ... . one light bulb at a time .
>
> Check this out . I can verify this because I was in Lowes
> the other day for some reason and just for the heck of it I
> was looking at the hose attachments . They were all made in
> China . The next day I was in Ace Hardware and just for the
> heck of it I checked the hose attachments there. They were
> made in USA . Start looking .

>
> In our current economic situation, every little thing we
> buy or do affects someone else - even their job . So, after
> reading this email, I think this lady is on the right track
> .. Let's get behind her!
>
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>
> My grandson likes Hershey's candy . I noticed, though,
> that it is marked made in Mexico now.. I do not buy it any
> more. My favorite toothpaste Colgate is made in Mexico ...
> now I have switched to Crest. You have to read the labels on
> everything .
>
> This past weekend I was at Kroger. I needed 60 W light
> bulbs and Bounce dryer sheets . I was in the light bulb
> aisle, and right next to the GE brand I normally buy was an
> off-brand labeled, "Everyday Value .. " I picked
> up both types of bulbs and compared the stats -they were the
> same except for the price . The GE bulbs were more money
> than the Everyday Value brand but the thing that surprised
> me the most was the fact that GE was made in MEXICO and the
> Everyday Value brand was made in - get ready for this - the
> USA in a company in Cleveland ,Ohio.
>
> So throw out the myth that you cannot find products you use
> every day that are made right here ..
>
> So on to another aisle - Bounce Dryer Sheets . .. . yep,
> you guessed it, bounce cost more money and is made in Canada
> . The Everyday Value brand was less money and MADE IN THE
> USA ! I did laundry yesterday and the dryer sheets performed
> just like the Bounce Free I have been using
>
> for years and at almost half the price!
>
> My challenge to you is to start reading the labels when you
> shop for everyday things and see what you can find that is
> made in the USA - the job you save may be your own or your
> neighbors!
>
> If you accept the challenge, pass this on to others in your
> address book so we can all start buying American, one light
> bulb at a time! Stop buying from overseas companies!

>
> (We should have awakened a decade ago .. . .. . . . )
>
> Let's get with the program . .. help our fellow
> Americans keep their jobs and create more jobs here in the U
> . S . A .
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#2
There is a lot of truth in this email. If we stop buying from over sea companies we might have jobs here in the USA. I'm all for it.
May God send his angels to hold you in his arms
 
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#3
My Family is in too, thanks Bummer Knees
Life is like the ocean, it can be calm one minute and the next a wave will knock you off your feet, it's up to you to get back up and take control.
 
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#4
I Try and Check, but I'll Admit not Always! I'm going to try Harder to Buy Only American. I am the Type that I only go to Walmart if Forced to because of Price and My Bank Balance. Last Year EVERY Christmas Gift was from K-Mart, except for a Computer Chair from Staples!! I Agree Totally and will Try Harder!!Wink
 
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#5
When I called to purchase Daves Christmas present a jacket from LL Bean, I asked the man I was speaking to if it was made in the US. After he checked he said the material was made in the US, but it was assembled in Vietnam. Even Woolrich doesn't have any US made products any longer. I try to buy US, but sometimes you just can't find what you are looking for made here.
GOD BLESS OUR COUNTRY AND OUR PRESIDENT!
 
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#6
I shop at Aldi for alot of food things. Imagine to my surprise when my oldest son told me that the sliced mushrooms were made in China. China, the lovely country that has shipped us so many toxic things lately.
So I went through all of my other things from Aldi, all the rest were made in the U.S.
Care for this country, try to buy Made in the U.S.A. , same for vehicles. Sure some of the foreign cars are now made here but where does the main interest go? Not here that's for sure.

BB
 
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#7
have always done my best to buy american even if I had to pay more.....I got a email once that said for every forein car we buy we took work from 20 americans....we as amweicans have to start standing up for Americans and that means buying american....Shaelynn is our checker....you can hear her several asiles away going "nope made in China"
........I love cats, I just cant eat a whole one by myself......







 
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