The United States of Walmart

I have gotten a bunch of emails from time to time, challenging me (and about 100 other people) to see where the products we buy are made. As an ardent free trader, I usually click “mark as read” since where my products are made is of very little importance to me.

One email starts like this:

Check this out . I can verify this because I was in Lowes the other day
for some reason and just for the heck of it I was looking at the hose
attachments . They were all made in China . The next day I was in Ace
Hardware and just for the heck of it I checked the hose attachments there.

It goes on, but I’ll spare you. You know where the email goes. So tonight I was at Walmart, and had to buy some goods, and for some strange reason, this email came to mind — because, the internets told me that we don’t make anything here anymore…. So I did some homework and made a little quiz. I’ll post the results later with some interesting data, but take the quiz for now. Click “Read More” to take the quiz.

(Once you hit submit, scroll back up to the top for the answers.)

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