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Team USA To Be Decked Out in Uniforms Made in China

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Party Rooster, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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  2. lajikal

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    *gasp* As opposed to everything else we buy?
     
  3. JonBenetRamsey

    JonBenetRamsey well shit the bed

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    why are they wearing gay french hats? that's my fucking question.
     
  4. Devo37

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    berets are terrible. only old ladies and frenchies wear them (aside from the military units that wear them, where they are also terrible).

    the only proper US olympic hat:


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  5. MayrMeninoCrash

    MayrMeninoCrash Liberal Psycopath

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    This story might have been outrageous maybe 10 or 20 years ago. Nowadays it just seems par for the course.
     
  6. Bluestreak

    Bluestreak This space intentionally left blank.

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    Where are US Military uniforms made?
     
  7. lajikal

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    Im viewing this on my ipad. U mad op?
     
  9. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    Yeah, I heard about the outrage by various politicians. I wonder if any of those scumbags realize that the Olympic team is privately funded, so shyster politicians don't get to decide what they wear.

    This person is retarded. He/she actually works in the garment industry, and still doesn't realize that it's not about how much the clothes cost? Nike and Ralph Lauren are paying the US Olympic committee to have the athletes wear their gear, not the other way around, stupid.

    I don't even think there is a sportswear company that makes its products in the US, let alone one that could afford to sponsor the Olympic team.
     
  10. lajikal

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    Also, it's NOT cheaper to make it in the u.s., why does she think they were contracted out to china in the first place? Fuck. Pretty much the only reason left for american goods is specifically because they're american. And i'm sure she wouldn't have minded getting the contract.
     
  11. jimmyslostchin

    jimmyslostchin Malarkey is slang for bullshit isn't it?

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    Those look like something out of a Robin Williams bit about a fashion designer making military uniforms. Yuck.

    My issued ACU's were made in the DR, according to the tag. Not sure where my old woodland BDU's were made. I think the couple of extra pairs of ACU pants I bought when I needed them were made in the US, but for the life of me I have no idea where those are to check the tags.
     
  12. Guilty Spark

    Guilty Spark It's freeing and refreshing

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    Goods made in China are obviously cheaper to produce although that gap is closing faster than people think. The slant middle class is getting a bit smarter.

    Although the Chinese government's idea of union negotiations is "you won't see him no more".
     
  13. jimmyslostchin

    jimmyslostchin Malarkey is slang for bullshit isn't it?

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    Because dental floss. AmIrite?
     
  14. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    Such a non story. Are the Americans supposed to bring their own water for the pools too?
     
  15. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    Those prices (and outfits) are inexcusable. Blazers shouldn't cost $700+ even with international shipping.
     
  16. NuttyJim

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    but it only cost .50 and a bowl of rice for some little kid to sew it all together.
     
  17. Guilty Spark

    Guilty Spark It's freeing and refreshing

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    You sir, are a god among men
     
  18. CousinDave

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    Imagine if someone on the US team refused to wear the official ceremonial uniform, he / she would get a lot of attention for themself and would be a "hero" to a certain segment of the population
     
  19. NuttyJim

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    I could give a fuck less if they wore the uniform or not. They look like shit anway.
     
  20. Norm Stansfield

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    Everyone there worked hard for a chance to be at the Olympics. Why would they blow that for being "a hero to a certain segment of the population"?
     
  21. Lord Zero

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    Uniforms are bullshit.
     
  22. mr. sin

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    US Olympic designer Ralph Lauren says future uniforms to be produced in US starting with 2014 Winter Games -
     
  23. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    and by then all will be forgotten about this years hullabaloo


    and we probably had an obligation to buy from the chinks as I am sure the money we are spending for the whole olympic team is borrowed from them
     
  24. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    The money who spent on them? The Olympic committee is privately funded.
     
  25. Hudson

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    Not to bring up an obvious point, but, How much gear the USA athletes are using/wearing when competing is USA made????
     

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