The myth that 'Made in USA doesn't matter'

by Roger Simmermaker -- "Made in USA" matters not only to American consumers, but also to American companies (and even foreign-based ones). But if you believe a writer of a recent CNN more…

The case that free trade is unconstitutional

by Roger Simmermaker -- The landscape in Washington, D.C., is populated with many memorials and monuments honoring our Founding Fathers for their vision and leadership. Americans who advocate free trade honor our more…

1 way to make national debt vanish

by Roger Simmermaker -- Want to get rid of our burgeoning national debt? Then get rid of free trade and the resulting trade deficits that created it. The main reason our nation more…

How following same old rules hurts U.S. workers

by Roger Simmermaker -- Even free trade and free market advocates believe that protection of U.S. citizens is an important task of government, except when it comes to protecting the American jobs more…

U.S. 'would easily win any trade war'

by Roger Simmermaker -- Sometimes statements made decades earlier turn out to be very prophetic. Allow me to quote Alfred E. Eckes, Jr., a President Ronald Reagan appointee to the U.S. International more…

Why tariffs on Mexico won't raise prices

by Roger Simmermaker -- Every day it seems, someone somewhere, whether it's in the Wall Street Journal, Automotive News, or Bloomberg Businessweek (all of which I subscribe to) is saying that if more…

Here's what 'free trade' really does to U.S.

by Roger Simmermaker -- Contrary to Economist Thomas L. Freidman's "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century," the world never has been and will never be flat. Author more…

It's back! The U.S.-made rubber duck

by Roger Simmermaker -- Many industries originated in America, only to be offshored to other countries apparently never to return. But Craig Wolfe, president of CelebriDucks, has single-handedly brought the rubber duck more…