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Hillary Clinton Attacks Trump For Making Ties In China While Wearing Pantsuit Made In Bangladesh

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posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 05:58 AM
a reply to: UnBreakable

Trump Makes his entire clothing line in China. Though this thread seeks to pick apart the suit Clinton wears in front of a US tie factory and attempt to erroneously state her suit is made in Bangladesh. None of the thread makes any sense.

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 06:57 AM

originally posted by: burgerbuddy
A good friend of ours is in textiles in China.

The type of fabric/material used will determine where it is sourced. Cashmere will come from one region, wool blends another, etc. To claim they all come from China is inaccurate.

Additionally, even if a lot of material is from China it is still handmade in small quantities elsewhere. When dealing with the higher end fashion houses you are paying for exclusivity, design and construction. My suits I purchased over ten to fifteen years ago are still in perfect shape and will remain so as long as I take care of them.

Here is a huge list of textile manufacturers in Italy, many of whom supply the haute couture industry.

edit on 9-8-2016 by AugustusMasonicus because: Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 07:29 AM
a reply to: atrollstalker

If we didn't have unions in this country, corporations would definitely take advantage of their workers. Greed has already proven to be a big influence with corporate owners than valuing their workers. Let's face it with out workers businesses wouldn't have a product or service and their company couldn't become successful or make them profits. American's spend hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to educate themselves to enrich corporations and hope to make a livable wage for themselves and their family. Yet CEO's are paid millions of dollars while workers are being paid below livable wages. It clearly shows corporations don't value workers who are the life line of their business.

Worker safety was never a concern for manufacturers until union's addressed it. If it wasn't for unions most hourly rates and salaries would take a dive. The threat of non-union company employees unionizing keeps other non-union companies from lowering their salaries to poverty levels. It's been proven time and time again. Overseas countries who are paying their workers pennies on the dollar are keeping their citizens in poverty and care less about dangerous working conditions.

Corporations don't care about polluting the environment until we had government regulations stopping it! Yet they still continue to find ways around it. Look at how the banking industry took advantage of deregulations! Predatory loans were causing people to lose their homes and the banks could care less!

Look at how customer service has hit an all time low in the past 25 years! Ever have a problem with a product or service and when you call the manufacturer receive nothing but a recording? After waiting a good 5 or 10 minutes you're connected to an off-shore representative from India who you can't understand a word they're saying!!! It all comes down to companies maximizing their profits by taking advantage of low overseas wages and at the same time sacrificing customer service and quality. American manufactures used to take pride in the quality of their products. "Made in America" meant consumers were receiving a quality product for their hard earned money. Today more than ever, people are complaining about the poor quality of products and the lack of customer service.

I don't know how old you are, but working conditions improved immensely once workers started to unionize in the United States. The problems with unions today is they need to be regulated so they don't take advantage of the union protecting unproductive workers and those that take advantage of it.

People who believe like you are doing nothing but weakening the voice of the American people. You probably also believe that funding for Social Security and Medicare which citizens have paid into their entire life should be cut! These and many other programs that benefit and help AMERICAN CITIZENS, including the respected rights of workers and providing jobs here at home, should be the #1 priority of both our government and corporate America.

If the people of the U.S. continue to side with corporate greed and government spending cuts for its citizens, it does nothing but make the citizens of this country lose its voice and become a slave to government and corporate interests. Our trillions of taxpayer's money is spent year after year on military and corporate interests than on its own citizens!!!

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 09:30 AM
a reply to: UnBreakable

Regardless of the accuracy of where her clothes come from, are they part of a clothing chain she has some ownership of which prefers to use overseas labour to ensure maximum profit rather than what Trump pontificates which is creating jobs in America.

You kind of miss the entire point, accidentally or otherwise.

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 09:37 AM
a reply to: reldra

The intent of the thread makes a lot of sense - growing desperation, kind of the same as every third or fourth post on ATS at the moment.

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 02:48 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

paying a lot of money for garbage doesn`t make it look any less like garbage.

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 08:42 PM
a reply to: WeRpeons

Your response would have certainly been correct 40 years ago. I too was a member of a union, several in fact. I too used the union for personal gain. The job was unsafe no matter how you sliced it but we wanted to live a bit more comfortably. The problem with unions, is they kill the very jobs they supposedly protect. They raise wages so high that employers leave the country for cheaper labor. Safety is a factor and as bad as OSHA is, it is there. Take a look at Detroit. The factories are pigeon coops. Take Gary, Indiana, where the steel factories were. The entire county is a slum because the mills are gone. In fact, there are no real steel mills in Indiana any more. It is made in Japan and is made and shipped to the U.S. cheaper than it can be made here. The teacher's union in Chicago is another example. Is there a school year when they don't go on strike? Yet, inner city kids still can't read, spell, or write cursive letters all because of teacher tenure. If people want $15 an hour, offer it to them with union support to start making cars and steel again in this country. $40-80 dollars an hour for flipping headlights is really no different than $15 for flipping a cheeseburger. Unions had their place and time. It is over for now. Perhaps we will need them in the future but they have cut our throat and killed out jobs. I am a union supporter but not a loyalist at all costs.

edit on 9-8-2016 by atrollstalker because: who really cares?

posted on Aug, 9 2016 @ 08:45 PM

originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: Sillyolme

The fact the she paid for it makes her white privilege speech look even worse.

Does Trump's tailored suits for his white privilege make him look bad too?
If yes, why.
If no, why not.

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