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U.S. Olympic uniforms: made in China by democratic donor’s company

Posted By yihan On July 14, 2012 @ 12:33 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Free Beacon [1]
Saturday, July 14, 2012

Lawmakers were livid [2] to discover that the United States’ Olympic team uniforms were made in China. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) even suggested “they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again.”

The company who designed the uniforms, Ralph Lauren, has received less scrutiny. Few outlets have noted that Ralph Lauren himself is a prominent contributor to President Obama and the Democratic Party.

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Lauren has given $7,300 to Obama since 2008, and more than $35,000 to the Democratic National Committee.

Obama’s own ties to outsourcing have come under scrutiny of late [3]. His much-vaunted green energy loan program awarded billions of taxpayer dollars to foreign-owned companies and firms that manufacture their products overseas.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] Free Beacon: http://freebeacon.com/u-s-olympic-uniforms-made-in-china-by-democratic-donors-company/

[2] Lawmakers were livid: http://www.ajc.com/sports/lawmakers-furious-over-china-1477383.html

[3] come under scrutiny of late: http://freebeacon.com/shovel-ready-in-europe/

[4] Team USA To Be Decked Out in Uniforms Made in China: http://www.prisonplanet.com/team-usa-to-be-decked-out-in-uniforms-made-in-china.html

[5] New American Navy uniforms will test their urine to see if they’re under radioactive or chemical attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-american-navy-uniforms-will-test-their-urine-to-see-if-theyre-under-radioactive-or-chemical-attack.html

[6] TSA Sealed $50-Million Sequester-Eve Deal to Buy New Uniforms: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-sealed-50-million-sequester-eve-deal-to-buy-new-uniforms.html

[7] Liberals vow to challenge Obama in Democratic primaries: http://www.prisonplanet.com/liberals-vow-to-challenge-obama-in-democratic-primaries.html

[8] Olympic athletes sign letter urging China to respect Tibet freedoms: http://www.prisonplanet.com/olympic-athletes-sign-letter-urging-china-to-respect-tibet-freedoms.html

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