One Light Bulb At A Time
A physics teacher in high school, once told the students that
while one grasshopper on the railroad tracks wouldn't slow a train
very much, a billion of them would. With that thought in mind, read
the following, obviously written by a good American.
Good idea ... one light bulb at a time ...
Check this out I can verify this because I was in Lowes the other
day for some reason and just for the heck of it I was looking at
the hose attachments . They were all made in China The next day I
was in Ace Hardware and just for the heck of it I checked the hose
attachments there. They were made in USA . Start looking.
In our current economic situation, every little thing we buy or do
affects someone else - even their job. So, after reading this
email, I think this lady is on the right track . Let's get behind
My grandson likes Hershey's candy. I noticed, though, that it is
marked made in Mexico now. I do not buy it anymore.
My favorite toothpaste Colgate is made in Mexico ... now I have
switched to Crest. You have to read the labels on everything.
This past weekend I was at Kroger. I needed 60 W light bulbs and
Bounce dryer sheets. I was in the light bulb aisle, and right next
to the GE brand I normally buy was an off-brand labeled, "Everyday
Value." I picked up both types of bulbs and compared the stats.
They were the same except for the price. The GE bulbs were
more money than the Everyday Value brand but the thing that
surprised me the most was the fact that GE was made in MEXICO and
the Everyday Value brand was made in - get ready for this - the USA
in a company in Cleveland, Ohio.
So throw out the myth that you cannot find products you use every
day that are made right here.
So on to another aisle - Bounce Dryer Sheets ... yep, you
guessed it, bounce cost more money and is made in Canada. The
Everyday Value brand was less money and MADE IN THE USA ! I did
laundry yesterday and the dryer sheets performed just like the
Bounce Free I have been using for years and at almost half the
My challenge to you is to start reading the labels when you shop
for everyday things and see what you can find that is made in the
USA - the job you save may be your own or your neighbors!
If you accept the challenge, pass this on to others in your address
book so we can all start buying American, one light bulb at a time!
Stop buying from overseas companies!
(We should have awakened a decade ago.)
Let's get with the program ... help our fellow Americans keep
their jobs and create more jobs here in the U . S . A .
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