These were donated, so it's not like the VA bought them. Their only offense was not noticing where they were made. As it turns out, we spend nearly $4 million a year on IMPORTED flags, the vast majority made in China.
Should there be restrictions on imported flags? Should the government be allowed to purchase imported?Answer Question
Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:01 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by charlotsomtimes at 7:02 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
I am in the National Service and I buy all of my patriotic/national service gear through here- http://www.nationalservicegear.org/
It is 100% made in America and 80% of the workers are blind.
Answer by JeremysMom at 7:09 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by feralxat at 7:09 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by mrsmom110 at 7:12 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
feralxat, if more and more people refused to buy non-American, it wouldn't cost a little bit more. Employers would be able to hire more people and buy there materials in bulk, making the cost of the item go down.
Answer by JeremysMom at 7:13 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by Ballad at 7:13 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by PMSMom10 at 7:49 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
Answer by feralxat at 8:04 PM on Jul. 5, 2013
ABC did a report on Americans buying American made items. I remember that they gave a statistic if x individuals bought x amount every year, then it would provide x amount of American jobs. I will see if I can find it.
Answer by JeremysMom at 8:28 PM on Jul. 5, 2013