Standing up to China

by Roger Simmermaker -- As expected (as I expected, anyway) President Obama has slapped fairly significant tariffs on Chinese tires that have been flooding the U.S. market and forcing American factories to more…

The fundamentals of socks

by Roger Simmermaker -- Alexander Hamilton once said, "Every nation ought to endeavor to possess within itself all the essentials of a national supply. These comprise the means of subsistence, habitation, clothing more…

Saving American manufacturing

by Roger Simmermaker -- When the average American thinks about manufacturing, and it seems most rarely do, they tend to think about it as "dying." There is little doubt in today's increasingly more…

20 pages of products from U.S. workers

by Roger Simmermaker -- I received an e-mail the other day, as I often do, telling me there just aren't many products out there made in the U.S.A. anymore. But the truth more…

Saving your pet from China

by Roger Simmermaker -- When Americans talk about their families, health and safety are primary concerns and for many, pets are family, too. So it makes sense to make sure those members more…

Bill O'Reilly's lame excuse

by Roger Simmermaker -- Bill O'Reilly has done it again! In a past column, I wrote about O'Reilly’s May 22 mailbag segment where he claimed his "Bold and Fresh" shirts were made more…

Building the biggest e-guide

by Roger Simmermaker -- Have you ever walked into a Home Depot, OfficeMax, JC Penney or other major retail chain and thought, "I wish I had a list of products that are more…

Get these shirts made in USA

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you missed Bill O’Reilly’s mailbag segment on May 22, you missed a mockery in the making of any reasonable meaning of what a "Patriot Store" might be more…

Get stuffed animals where the Smithsonian does

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you are looking for an American-made gift idea for someone you know (or maybe just something for yourself) that will totally surprise and delight, shop at KathysKreations.com, more…

Slapping what on the grill?

by Roger Simmermaker -- On Memorial Day and throughout the summer, many Americans will fire up their outdoor grills, and most will be throwing on chicken, ribs, or beef. But there's another more…