I originally wrote this article for a friends Buy American website and have not posted it on this blog. With the holidays here and consumer purchasing at a frenzy this seemed like a good time to share this train of thought. Enjoy and Happy Shopping!
You Vote Everyday!
By: Darin Gilley
What do Ronald Reagan, John F Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt have in common? These men were all Presidents of the United States and became President by receiving the support of the majority of American people that cast a ballot in those elections.
What do the Ford F-150, Kraft cheese, and Levi’s have in common? These products are all successful in the American marketplace. They became successful by receiving the support of Americans as they spent their dollars on the items they want and need.
The citizens of this country are blessed that they have the opportunity to help decide who will lead this country. We are also fortunate that we can decide which products we can purchase. Both of these decisions will shape the type of country that we live in. You can only vote every four years for President but vote almost everyday by choosing how to spend your dollars on the goods and services you want and need. As the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility. continue reading…