Organizing: American-style

by Roger Simmermaker -- Any time I discover a website that displays the words "Proudly Made in the USA" immediately on the home page, I get the feeling that I've come to more…

Buy American! Boycott Budweiser!

by Roger Simmermaker -- Just because Belgian-owned InBev bought Anheuser-Busch to become the world's largest brewery company doesn't mean American-made beers from American-owned companies can't be found. From the e-mails I’ve received more…

Memo to McCain: You're wrong

by Roger Simmermaker -- Sen. John McCain had it all wrong when he claimed while campaigning in Michigan that the American jobs lost overseas never were coming back. The examples of American more…

Keep Budweiser American!

by Roger Simmermaker -- Belgium's Budweiser bid proves once again the importance of American ownership. Belgium-owned brewery company InBev's bid to acquire Anheuser-Busch Cos. is the latest example that proves buying American more…

Worry about China food faults? You should!

by Roger Simmermaker -- George Washington was one of the first to advocate a "Buy American" policy, but it wasn't only his actions as president that strengthened America's economy. His personal decisions more…

Buy American online, and say bye-bye big box

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you're like most Americans, you've found it difficult at best to buy American in most of the big-box stores like Wal-Mart, K-mart, and Target. But just because more…

The red, white and blue – going green!

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you've been paying attention to the presidential primaries on either side of the aisle, chances are you've heard about two major themes from both the former and more…

Biking with the red, white and blue

by Roger Simmermaker -- With spring in full swing, the thoughts of many Americans are turning to spending more time outdoors. If that outdoors time includes cycling, you're going to have to more…

Opting for America for washers, dryers

by Roger Simmermaker -- One of the best slogans ever created by a retail chain was penned by BJ's Wholesale Club a few years ago and it went like this: "When you more…