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Thread: Something not Made in the USA but should be....

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    Something not Made in the USA but should be....

    Lawmakers Want ‘Made in China’ U.S. Olympic Uniforms Burned - ABC News

    It seems that the uniforms the American athletes will wear at the Olympics aren't "Made in the USA." And a lot of people aren't happy about this.

    BTW, the uniforms are not cheap. Here's a cost breakdown:
    Beret $55
    Tie $125
    Belt $85
    Shirt $425
    Blazer $795
    Trousers $295
    Shoes $165

    Beret $55
    Scarf $58
    Belt $85
    Shirt $179
    Skirt $498
    Blazer $598
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    Registered User lonestar6's Avatar
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    Burned does not seem to be an environmentally friendly or sustainable solution. Just one persons opinion.

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    Shredding and using for stuffing pet toys would work for me.
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    List exceeds allowed characters. So I'll just say I'm plum and kiwi loving FOT!

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    This bothers me on SO many levels.
    WhiteStar in Colorado
    LCB (Azalea/Sapphire, Turq/Wasabi), MCB (Plum/Cayenne), Swift (Cork), Co-Pilot (Iberian), Synapse (UV), Citizen Canine (Kiwi/UV), Shop Bag (UV), key straps and pouches galore!

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    The size of the Ralph Lauren logo bothers me on many levels. Really... the focus should be on the sport, the athletes, and/or the country -- NOT the doofus designing the clothes.

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