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by Randy Cassingham

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To help promote local manufacturing jobs, staffers from Careers Scotland wore sweatshirts proclaiming “Make it in Scotland.” The shirts were made in Morocco, and distributed by a company in the Irish Republic. Meanwhile, U.S. Border Patrol officers are upset at their new uniforms: they’re made in Mexico. A spokesman for Customs and Border Protection, which has recently been placed under the Department of Homeland Security, says the uniforms are being purchased from a U.S. vendor, but that company may be outsourcing work to other countries. “Sometimes, certain plants will do the cutting and send it off to other plants for assembling,” said spokesman Jim Mitchie. “So, what’s going on where, I can’t tell you.” (Glasgow Daily Record, Arizona Republic) ...Which seems to be the motto of Homeland Security.
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