Lower wages 'is not a sound national strategy'

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you listen to the president, most members of Congress, and even most of the media's talking heads, green jobs are the answer to providing America with endless more…

Certified 'Made in USA' status

by Roger Simmermaker -- We've all heard the media report on the dangers of contaminated products – courtesy of foreign countries – like dog food, drywall, toys, vitamins, milk, and paint. As more…

Locking horns with Legos

by Roger Simmermaker -- There's a great toy out there that is challenging and fun (for families and children), educational (for students and teachers), affordable and requires no batteries. The name of more…

A new look at scrubs

by Roger Simmermaker -- These days, there's little denying that health care is one of the biggest industries in America. And with that indisputable fact comes an opportunity to create many more more…

Letting China keep its 'Lincoln Logs'

by Roger Simmermaker -- There have been true American craftsmen all the way back to the founding of this nation, and their pride in making things in America embodies native qualities such more…

China still peddling dangerous products

by Roger Simmermaker -- Now that Halloween is past and Christmas is inching closer (have you noticed most stores already have their Christmas decorations out?) you'll probably start thinking about the friends, more…

Having a 'Made in USA' Halloween

by Roger Simmermaker -- Halloween is creeping up on us, and many Americans are buying things like decorations, costumes, and candy to make it a fun holiday for kids and grownups too. more…

Cheaper imports don't always save consumers!

by Roger Simmermaker -- American-made greeting card Perhaps one of the consumer products that proves the popular refrain "free trade and cheaper imports always result in lower prices for consumers" is an more…