Guess where your American Flag is made.

Via on Jan 30, 2010

usa flag made in china

Outsourcing Patriotism.

Interdependence? Or hypocrisy?

I’ll go with the latter: here’s one area where environmentalists and liberals and Republicans and chest-thumping tea partiers should all be able to agree: let’s keep the manufacture of Old Glory in these United States.

Via Newsweek:

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3 Responses to “Guess where your American Flag is made.”

  1. Sienna says:

    Good point. But lets go further, let's demand that the Mac Book is made in the USA, or how about all the silicon for solar panels. Or how about the wind turbines? All these and more come from China. The bike you ride on is from China. Or do we exempt some items because we think they are "cool" or "green" and not others? People love the over-priced Lululemon clothing, but do they care that it is made in China (or Canada)?

    • Amen! The bike I ride on comes from Taiwan, actually, much better but not much better. I'd love to ride made in the USA. I'm not against globalization 100%…you can't be…but given the choice, local jobs and less carbon emissions in shipping is a good thing.

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