Go read Grants Rant on the FMA Blog Preach on! We are loosing american youth to video games and mind numbing elctronics. Nobody works with there hands anymore. Lets bring it back. I know that when I have kids they will be well versed in die grinders and shovels. Who knows, maybe they will pass it on. We need to change this downward spiral. Buy american whenever possible. Even if it costs more. Afterall it is prob. made a lot better and will last longer than the other items.