12 ways free trade is ruining nation

by Roger Simmermaker -- Unless you don't mind if our country slides into fiscal bankruptcy and oblivion, then trade policy needs to be your No. 1 issue in this year's election. Free more…

China acquiring USA one company at a time

by Roger Simmermaker -- What's the best way for a country like China to exert its influence over the U.S. economy? Acquire American-owned companies like Chinese-owned Haier just did when they purchased more…

The only way to save the nation

by Roger Simmermaker -- Allow me to be blunt. America’s standard of living is falling because we ignore the power behind buying American. Americans are working longer hours for less because we more…

Travel tough with Tough Traveler gear

by Roger Simmermaker -- Traveling this time of year isn't easy. It can be downright stressful. Especially if you're traveling through the Christmas, or New Year's holidays, it can be really tough. more…

Lighting the way, with Stinger Elite

by Roger Simmermaker -- What is it you look for when you want to purchase a flashlight? One that's American made? How about union made, too? One that is relied upon by more…

How big does Anheuser-Busch need to get?

by Roger Simmermaker -- Foreign-owned beer behemoth Anheuser-Busch InBev (also known as AB InBev), maker of a wide range of beers from Budweiser to Stella Artois, apparently just doesn’t think it's quite more…

Don't tread on Chinese-made Dr. Scholl's

by Roger Simmermaker -- Don't tread on me. That should be how you look at Chinese-made Dr. Scholl's insoles, which are carried in your local Wal-Mart store despite their fairly recent and more…