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Old 02-05-2006, 10:00 AM   #91
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Originally Posted by stumper1
There are 13 American owned beer companies in the county I live in alone.

I don't know exactly how many we have, but there are a few here also.
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Old 02-05-2006, 11:14 AM   #92
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asw7576 - you're so right, it's not a 'your money' issue, because the money the USA is currently living on isn't yours, it belongs to the Chinese, Japanese, Gremans and British - good luck with that!

PitCrew - I agree that the USA has a number of great companies doing their thing, and Boeing is one of the best anywhere. You're right about the labour cost levelling out eventually, as the Koreans have demonstrated recently and the Japanese showed in the 1940s and 50s. Also, it is good to remember that the Eastern nations are not good at innovation - the greatest steps in technology are taken in the US and Europe - and rely mostly on copying and continuous improvement to make market share.
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Old 02-05-2006, 11:28 AM   #93
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Originally Posted by YR4Dude
BTW, this all got started from someone talking about a topdeck for his XRAY which is made in "SLOVAKIA"!!!! So why aren't we all talking about how we should be buying more FT TC4s and Losi JRX-Ss? Huh?? Aren't we all guilty of not buying American?

wrong....the top deck this was started over was an aftermarket one built in the USA, for an Xray, that yes, was built in slovakia
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Old 02-05-2006, 12:50 PM   #94
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Originally Posted by weaponx
RcKnight, didnt cross a line. What he said was right on the money.
I wasnt referring to the validity (or lack of) of the statement.
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