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Forum topic by GMman posted 07-28-2012 06:02 PM 1114 views 0 times favorited 17 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-28-2012 06:02 PM

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USA olympic clothes all made in China.
Right or wrong?


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#1 posted 07-28-2012 06:09 PM

WRONG!!!

It is UNAMERICAN not to have them manufactured here in the USA. Obviously the desicion makers are braindead! Braindead people should be put out of my misery!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 07-28-2012 06:09 PM

Chinese maker of US Olympic uniforms says pay attention to the performance, not the clothes

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#3 posted 07-28-2012 06:55 PM

Well, how about this angle:

The “clothes” we are talking about are high tech materials that effect performance not just street clothes. If the manufacturer of the best is based in china should we forego the best and let our participants suffer for it?

I say let the participants wear the best and let the rest of us be ashamed that we are not making the best.

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#4 posted 07-28-2012 07:06 PM

Very good points there David.

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#5 posted 07-28-2012 07:08 PM

ashamed that we are not making the best
.
I agree.
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But we should be especially ashamed that it came to this.

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 07:37 PM

More jobs were lost in the south from the garmet industries closing than any industry in the north that left.

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 07:50 PM

I say the athletes should all be naked like in the very first Olympics back in Roman times.

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 07:54 PM

Nike is supplying some of the competition attire, Ralph Lauren is outfitting the Opening Ceremonies, casual attire & the Closing Ceremonies. Yes, the athletes deserve the BEST competition clothing, but ceremonial & casual wear should have the “Made in the U.S.A.” label.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#9 posted 07-29-2012 02:05 AM

I think the huge corporate logos on them bother me as much as not being made in America. I wonder if younger folks care if anything is made in this country anymore. Is this another thing that dates us. Here’s Ryan Lochte, he just won a gold medal for the USA.

Look what he’s wearing on the award podium!

I haven’t felt this out of touch since I was told a t-back wasn’t a painful wardrobe malfunction. -Jack

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#10 posted 07-29-2012 02:21 AM

It sounds like each country should only wear cloths made from their own home country. This should include their daily wears as well as their event’s uniform. I can’t wait to see the Jamican sled team’s new winter out fit two years from now! : )

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#11 posted 07-29-2012 04:35 AM

Since the rest of us wear clothes made in China, why not athletes uniforms. Does anybody in the US even remember how to make clothes?

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#12 posted 07-29-2012 06:16 AM

I say the athletes should all be naked like in the very first Olympics back in Roman times.

WikiPedia, he say …
“The ancient Olympic Games (Ancient Greek: τὰ Ὀλύμπια – ta Olympia; Modern Greek: Ὀλυμπιακοὶ Ἀγῶνες (Katharevousa), Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες (Dimotiki) – Olympiakoi Agones) were a series of athletic competitions held for representatives of various city-states of Ancient Greece held in honor of Zeus. The exact origins of the games are shrouded in myth and legend but records indicate that they began in 776 BC in Olympia in Greece.

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#13 posted 07-29-2012 10:25 PM

Don’t try to nail me to the wall KnickKnack – I said Roman TIMES. Which could actually be now if you live in Rome.

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#14 posted 07-30-2012 10:59 AM

Don’t try to nail me to the wall KnickKnack – I said Roman TIMES. Which could actually be now if you live in Rome.

No nailing being done at this end – just fixing a small error in the interests of correctness.

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#15 posted 07-30-2012 05:32 PM

OMG,
So the Olympic is a pagan ritual. All these participants are probably bunch of pagan whorshipers.
I need to ban my kids from watching it :)

Thanks for the heads up.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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