I'mma say yes, even though I admit I've done it. It's not easy to find American made products these days, harder to find a decent bargain in same, and half the time when you DO buy something supposedly "American", you find out part of it was STILL made overseas.
What's needed is trade policy that discourages outsourcing and sending industry overseas.
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I would say so. You live here, you do business here, our military will protect you form invasion, the police will protect your property, yet you cant keep jobs here?
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Is it unpatriotic to buy goods produced outside of this country? Because if you buy products made in other countries because they are cheaper than products made in this country you are giving the US manufacturers no choice but to go out of business or find more competitive manufacturing, which is what has happened. That is unless you think its patriotic for a company and its investors to manufacture and sell products at a loss.
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H. L. Mencken
Hey, it's all about finding that cheap labor, paying cheap wages...