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Quantess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-04-07 08:19 PM
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36. Textile factories that were once based in the USA,
from my understanding, the conditions were never as deplorable as what's going on in Chinese factories, and sweatshops in 3rd world countries. I'm sure your mother was underpaid and had to put up with lousy working conditions. No disrespect to your hard working mother, but I think some workers have it even worse.
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  -Face it. All of us are slaveowners. leftofthedial  Mar-04-07 04:58 PM   #0 
  - sorry, but some of us work hard to make certain we DON"T enable the sweatshops, or non-union shops,  niyad   Mar-04-07 04:59 PM   #1 
  - Unfortunately, you're in a very small minority  ElizabethDC   Mar-04-07 05:01 PM   #3 
  - sorry, disagree with you. most of my friends are very much the same way--we make SURE we don't buy  niyad   Mar-04-07 05:06 PM   #6 
     - "One just has to care." Yup, exactly.  Fierce   Mar-04-07 05:13 PM   #12 
     - But most people just don't care about the issue that much b/c they aren't educated about it  ElizabethDC   Mar-04-07 05:18 PM   #14 
        - Like what?  Fierce   Mar-04-07 05:30 PM   #21 
     - But it's far from being the norm  ElizabethDC   Mar-04-07 05:15 PM   #13 
     - but you pay taxes for the war effort  sweetheart   Mar-04-07 07:22 PM   #33 
  - I don't know where to get shoes that my feet  roody   Mar-04-07 05:12 PM   #9 
  - Why? Are they big, or oddly shaped?  Fierce   Mar-04-07 05:30 PM   #22 
     - It has come down to only  roody   Mar-04-07 05:37 PM   #24 
        - How annoying.  Fierce   Mar-04-07 05:39 PM   #25 
        - Yeah. People need to stop whining about their personal physical  kestrel91316   Mar-04-07 06:04 PM   #27 
           - Um?  Fierce   Mar-04-07 06:06 PM   #29 
              - I took your post #25 as a snarky, uncharitable response to #24.  kestrel91316   Mar-04-07 06:58 PM   #31 
                 - Nope.  Fierce   Mar-04-07 07:07 PM   #32 
                    - Gotta love the internet. Those tubes just garble up those subtle  kestrel91316   Mar-04-07 08:11 PM   #35 
        - Try Finn Comforts, Made in Germany  Mr. Ected   Mar-04-07 08:26 PM   #38 
           - Will definitely check it out.  roody   Mar-04-07 08:38 PM   #40 
  - Well, while I do the same with diligence, I have to agree that we all share ...  TahitiNut   Mar-04-07 05:21 PM   #17 
     - I don't want this crap imported, but when did anybody start caring  kestrel91316   Mar-04-07 06:06 PM   #28 
  - Yah that's the same thing. You gotta give credit to how hard white folks work...  BlooInBloo   Mar-04-07 05:00 PM   #2 
  - and how hard some folks work not reading  leftofthedial   Mar-04-07 05:24 PM   #18 
  - i don't buy "doohickeys," nikes, or beer  pitohui   Mar-04-07 05:03 PM   #4 
  - the last of the self-sufficient rugged individualist survivalists!  leftofthedial   Mar-04-07 05:25 PM   #19 
  - I don't either.  cali   Mar-04-07 05:30 PM   #20 
  - You own a computer, don't you?  yibbehobba   Mar-04-07 08:23 PM   #37 
  - I don't buy that crap.  Fierce   Mar-04-07 05:04 PM   #5 
  - Funny, when my mother and my aunt worked in textiles  Jamastiene   Mar-04-07 05:06 PM   #7 
  - Textile factories that were once based in the USA,  quantessd   Mar-04-07 08:19 PM   #36 
  - I make my own beer.  Hunky Dunky   Mar-04-07 05:07 PM   #8 
  - Absurd!  quinnox   Mar-04-07 05:12 PM   #10 
  - So do I  Mick Knox   Mar-04-07 05:21 PM   #16 
     - Meat is murder. Didn't you get the memo?  kestrel91316   Mar-04-07 06:08 PM   #30 
  - Sigh.  PDJane   Mar-04-07 05:13 PM   #11 
  - Interesting.  Buzz Clik   Mar-04-07 05:19 PM   #15 
  - *groan* Going for the guilt vote again?  Little Wing   Mar-04-07 05:30 PM   #23 
  - Do goods made in China purchased in 2nd hand stores  La Coliniere   Mar-04-07 05:52 PM   #26 
  - I just poured myself a cup of Fair Trade Coffee  Tierra_y_Libertad   Mar-04-07 07:29 PM   #34 
  - That means Steven Spielberg stole that painting too.  HypnoToad   Mar-04-07 08:35 PM   #39 
  - Maybe you are, but I'm not. n/t  BlackVelvet04   Mar-04-07 08:40 PM   #41 
  - I never buy Nikes  The Gunslinger   Mar-04-07 08:45 PM   #42 
  - Not every NB is made in USA...  Fierce   Mar-05-07 06:59 AM   #45 
  - I sold mine and bought slave neutral credits. I'm clean.  seriousstan   Mar-04-07 10:59 PM   #43 
  - LOL  leftofthedial   Mar-05-07 01:44 AM   #44 
  - Nope  cgrindley   Mar-05-07 07:00 AM   #46 

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