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160 days ago

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-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith


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#1 posted 160 days ago

Man, people will bitch about anything. Also you should probably brush up on reading comprehension skills before spreading rumors. His “shipping department” will be on vacation in the UK for a few weeks so shipments will be delayed.

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#2 posted 160 days ago

We find it disheartening when jobs go overseas but the majority of us want the lowest price products so that means the workers in other countries get the job,in many places the work for a dollar or two a day,so unless we all stop shopping at Wall Mart and other places like Harbor freight the tread will continue.

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#3 posted 160 days ago

my bad

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#4 posted 160 days ago

JJ, what’d I miss?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 160 days ago

I tell you, the outsourcing thing is hard for a business person to pass up. Anyone who has looked at the wages people are willing to work for on a site like ODesk will be shocked. I understand the sentiment though.. We all want to keep jobs in America. The encouraging thing is that in many sectors America is rapidly becoming competitive again as a labor force. Many companies who had previously moved their operations overseas are now moving them back here. That is the thing that makes America great, we’re smart enough to see where the business advantages are but tough enough to fight back and stay relevant.

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#6 posted 160 days ago

I came here to talk about the comma. Seems like everybody’s talking about the colon.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#7 posted 160 days ago

I thought the comma was a metaphor, asking us all to take a moment and slow down, pause for awhile. I was wrong. Again.

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#8 posted 160 days ago

Picklehead,

Yeah, some people have real trouble staying on topic.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#9 posted 160 days ago

Jerry:

Speaking of Outsourcing or whatever this Topic is about

I clicked on your site link “http://www.megaliquidatordirect.com/ ” and got this???

Perhaps that’s because I live in the North Part of North AMERICA ….Canada.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#10 posted 159 days ago

Chimed in late. Don’t have a clue what’s happening

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#11 posted 159 days ago

Comma, comma, comma, comma, comma chameleon,
You come and go, you come and go.
Loving would be easy if your colors were like my dreams,
Red gold and green, red gold and green.

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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#12 posted 159 days ago

If I were you, I wouldn’t let on that I know that song.

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#13 posted 159 days ago

: ? ” ( ^ % my reply to , on original post. (Laughing)

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#14 posted 159 days ago

I just wrote that. I think it sucks. Can’t imagine anybody would ever make a song out of it!

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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