Why 'do you like us yet?' doesn't work

by Roger Simmermaker -- Poor free-trade America. We just can't seem to achieve a trade balance, let alone a trade surplus. The last time we ran a trade surplus was in 1975 more…

Showing your loyalty with candy

by Roger Simmermaker -- With all the different options for American consumers who want satisfy their sweet tooth this Easter, it can be confusing to know just how to buy American-made candy more…

Solving nail problems in 1 quick step

by Roger Simmermaker -- Ladies, this one's for you. As hard as I try to write articles that give both American men and American women more alternatives, choices, and opportunities to buy more…

Found! Products to make businesses work

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you have a home office like me, work for a company or corporation that uses office furniture, or have friends or business associates who do, you owe more…

Floor mat troubles won't be swept under rug

by Roger Simmermaker -- Toyota should be toast by now. In fact, the only difference between "Toyota" and "toast" should be that the word "toast" has the letter "s" in it and more…

Valentine's Day, made in the U.S.

by Roger Simmermaker -- Valentine's Day is just around the corner. And guys, if you're thinking about getting roses for that important woman in your life, you can be sure to get more…

Cadmium replaces lead in Chinese products

by Roger Simmermaker -- Just when we thought the turmoil over unsafe toys from China was over and children could play safely with any toy imported from anywhere, we learn that Chinese more…

Is nation's independence already gone?

by Roger Simmermaker -- As the U.S. economy seeks some sense of stability, more American assets are falling into the eager, acquisitive hands of Chinese-controlled companies. Chinese-owned Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery more…

Really supporting U.S. jobs

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you've ever bought consumer products like a Frisbee or a Hula-Hoop, typical food products for your family like Pilgrim's Pride poultry, or even an American-made Haier refrigerator, more…