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…

American-made Retail E-guide is here!

by Roger Simmermaker -- From pillows to hammers, apparel to printer cartridges, you can find whatever American-made product you want now in the just-released database, the American-made Retail E-guide. The American-made Retail more…

Chinese bad news equals American status quo

by Roger Simmermaker -- A news article in The Wall Street Journal on August 2 titled "Growth in Chinese manufacturing sector slips" got me thinking: A slip in the manufacturing sector in more…

Is America even independent any longer?

by Roger Simmermaker -- Buying American is about more than just economic patriotism; it's about traditions grounded by the Founding Fathers along with other American values like self-sufficiency, self-reliance and independence. Independence more…

Setting your U.S. choice in stone

by Roger Simmermaker -- The strength and success of American capitalism and entrepreneurship often is defined as that which is limited only by American imagination, innovation and ingenuity. Any eager American company more…