American Trucks

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Ya know, Andrey, you and I are a rare breed, and I totally get where you're coming from. Sadly, gone are the days where "Made in the USA" really meant something. However, in today's global economy and socialization of the younger generation, that statement doesn't carry much meaning as it used to.

As much as I love my Harley and the pride of it being an "American" bike, the reality is that it, too, has a lot of foreign-made components that prevent it from being just that.

For better or worse, it's the world we live in. ,

I appreciate everybody's answers and ideas. My nearest future is very unlikely to make me shop for a personal tractor, so I am happy with whatever my company will have for me. I'll just make a mental note for myself about Peterbilt and Kenworth as two real American truck companies.

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Sadly, gone are the days where "Made in the USA" really meant something. However, in today's global economy and socialization of the younger generation, that statement doesn't carry much meaning as it used to.

As much as I love my Harley and the pride of it being an "American" bike, the reality is that it, too, has a lot of foreign-made components that prevent it from being just that.

That's right, nobody can change the world with a single hand, and actually, it is not so bad :-) But I for myself can at least avoid and distance from the things I don't like. History is never linear, it is more like a spiral - things keep coming back, and I am a strong believer that the days of "American means the best" will sooner or later come.

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