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Old 10-31-2007, 07:22 PM
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The ugly teeth your kids had in their mouths this year are full of lead made in CHINA!
but they couldn't have gotten her to our kids without the help of greedy AMERICAN
business folk!

Is it that they are intentionally trying to poison our children or is it just the growing pains of an unrestricted economy? Maybe a little of both because they can....

If we stopped buying crap from China their a**es would be in a hole!

I'd rather pay more for products made here in the USA and less in TAXES!
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:39 PM
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oh thats surprising i would have guessed they are real teeth from chinese people
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Set up a store next door to Walmart and sell higher priced made in USA goods. Let us know how that turns out. Money talks around here and the majority will purchase the cheaper priced goods in general.
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Old 11-01-2007, 06:28 PM
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Ok Then import tax them to an even playing field and then let the best product win!?!
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I would guess an import tax would need to be in the 40% or higher range to even the playing field. Consumers would stage a revolt against a tax of that magnitude. If it did go in there would be lots more people in trouble who couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage and food in the same month. No easy solutions to the import issue.
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What the hecks the difference between the ugly teeth thing and ALL of us growing up with basically 100% of everything being painted with a lead based paint. What baby/ child/ kid didn't put painted toys into their mouth on a regular bases. The last I checked everyone still has their noses, both arms, both legs, etc. Recalls are the norm now-a-days, IMO this is just another of a different sort.

I just don't understand why we have to pay as much for products that are created by a labor force which makes two and three cents a day?
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Old 11-02-2007, 05:18 AM
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SeaJay - 11/1/2007 6:04 AM

Set up a store next door to Walmart and sell higher priced made in USA goods. Let us know how that turns out. Money talks around here and the majority will purchase the cheaper priced goods in general.
That's impossible. We don't make anything in the USA. What are you gonna sell, poluted air or a rolling 36,000 miles time bomb?
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Well, whether Chinese-made products makes us have ugly teeth or not, we still have no choice since most companies really have to outsource their productions to China since labor (among other expenses) are cheaper - unless you want to pay for like, an extra 150%.
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Originally Posted by miike View Post
oh thats surprising i would have guessed they are real teeth from chinese people
Real Chinese teeth also contain lead.
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If the were real Chinese teeth, those front buck ones would make American kids look funny, what a blast we could have with that!
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www.fairtax.org or something like it is a step in the right direction.

It at least taxes goods equally (finally we can tax Chinese products) and removes all the BS taxes associated with manufacturing we have today. Does it "level the playing field"? Hell no, but with rising transportation costs and finally at least equal taxes on Chinese goods it might make some folks stop and think about their decisions.

This story about crap Chinese goods is getting old, we the people need to change it.
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Originally Posted by mronzo View Post
The ugly teeth your kids had in their mouths this year are full of lead made in CHINA!
but they couldn't have gotten her to our kids without the help of greedy AMERICAN
business folk!

Is it that they are intentionally trying to poison our children or is it just the growing pains of an unrestricted economy? Maybe a little of both because they can....

If we stopped buying crap from China their a**es would be in a hole!

I'd rather pay more for products made here in the USA and less in TAXES!
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Originally Posted by SeaJay View Post
I would guess an import tax would need to be in the 40% or higher range to even the playing field. Consumers would stage a revolt against a tax of that magnitude. If it did go in there would be lots more people in trouble who couldn't afford to pay their rent or mortgage and food in the same month. No easy solutions to the import issue.

people have to step back and think sometimes.
How the heck can it be cheaper to (for example) make and ship drywall across the globe, tax it, wholesale buyer, distributer/retailer and it still be cheaper than the product made right here in Tampa?
How the heck they can mass produce hand painted toys in larger numbers with minimal drying time(lead based) before packaging, ship across the world etc etc and stil be cheaper.

Its not just lead and drywall, latest has been melamine (SP?) levels in products. All these chemicals and products are IMMENSELY detrimental to youths.

Doens't anyone find that strange?
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Originally Posted by fredcollinsworth View Post
Well, whether Chinese-made products makes us have ugly teeth or not, we still have no choice since most companies really have to outsource their productions to China since labor (among other expenses) are cheaper - unless you want to pay for like, an extra 150%.
How do you find a 3 year old thread on your 1st post?
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Originally Posted by GhostShip View Post
How do you find a 3 year old thread on your 1st post?
Uhhh.. Google?
Kidding aside, I was reading on Melamine and Lead content on Chinese products when I came across this site. After reading the articles, I just had to reply my 2 cents - I got too excited that I didn't notice the last date post sorry about that
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Originally Posted by fredcollinsworth View Post
Uhhh.. Google?
Kidding aside, I was reading on Melamine and Lead content on Chinese products when I came across this site. After reading the articles, I just had to reply my 2 cents - I got too excited that I didn't notice the last date post sorry about that
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Originally Posted by Garett View Post

... I just don't understand why we have to pay as much for products that are created by a labor force which makes two and three cents a day?
We SHOULDN'T - corporations FORCE us to!

EX: The ole' "widget" costs $1.00 to be made here (US), and sells for $1.50. = $0.50 profit.

It costs $0.20 to be made in Tiawan AND shiiped to the U.S. Company STILL sells it for, say, $1.30. That's $0.80 CHEAPER (cost), AND = $1.10 profit.

Where would YOU "make" it, how much would YOU "sell" it for, and which one would YOU buy?

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