Create/keep jobs. Stimulate the econony. Buy MADE IN AMERICA products.

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Diane Sawyer had a show wherein she asked a family to inventory everything in their home and get rid of anything that isn't made in the United States. It resulted in the family practically emptying their house.


Their challenge was to try to find products that are made in the U.S.A. to replace what they removed.

It took a while, but they did it.

There is a movement to Buy American

Start with the book by Roger Simmermaker titled How Americans Can Buy American  If you go to his website, you can register to have his Retail E-Guide to more than 2,500 American-made products that you can find at retails stores like Dillard's, Home Depot, T.J.Maxx and Costco.

Also check out Made in USA Certified that bills itself as "the leading, non-partisan, independent third party, certification company for the 'Made in the USA:, 'Product of the USA' and 'Serivce in the USA' claims.


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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist

Pacita, I am all for this! I am also for buying food (eggs, meat, chicken, etc.) that does not abuse animals in the process.  Americans need to get back to basics ...

Sep 04, 2011 04:05 PM #1
Nicholas Goglucci
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Congratulations - This post is now featured in Silent Majority Group of Active Rain!

Sep 05, 2011 11:42 AM #2
Pacita Dimacali
Alain Pinel - Oakland, CA
Alameda/Contra Costa Counties CA

Kathleen --- I just wish my Apple iphone and ipad are made in the USA. Although the brains behind them are American, the manufacture and assembly aren't.

Nicholas --- thanks.

Sep 06, 2011 02:57 AM #3
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