I remember this kind of thing happening in the late 1970s/early 1980s if I remember right. It was like a big promotional thing; "Made in the U.S.A.". I did buy as much American as I could (if it was good quality) but I also remember wanting to purchase Japanese cars in the 1980s. Those were really good vehicles. And sometimes, you'd get a bit harassed if you owned a vehicle that wasn't American. I'm a free consumer and bought what I wanted. I liked Japanese vehicles. In fact, I still have a 1991 Nissan that still runs like a charm today & until recently, drove a Mitsubishi Mirage from 1993 that got 40 miles to the gallon. To find a vehicle like that today would cost you a small fortune. Until this govt stops making international trade agreements, many of our good product companies will continue moving overseas and we'll still be left with junk to buy that isn't American. I don't know if "Made in America/USA" campaign would even work today. Many American products have a bad reputation now because of current events/economy. But if the products are good and prices decent, I'd buy American first. I've already started this at a local level. I support my "local yokel" "Mom and Pop" restaurants and businesses in my hometown. That's one good way to keep money in our economy.
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