Ford's bold moves produce payoff

by Roger Simmermaker -- Few companies in any industry have taken such bold moves as Ford. And fortunately, for this American company and the American people as well, its persistence in swimming more…

Boot company gives economy kick

by Roger Simmermaker -- With the ranks of American manufacturing jobs wearing thin these days, one way to stand up for an American industry that is in danger of extinction is by more…

Letting patriots have economy's steering wheel

by Roger Simmermaker -- Buying American is in a strong comeback mode. From the airwaves, to the water cooler, to social media, people are talking about the return of jobs and manufacturing more…

A Made-in-America Christmas 2012

by Roger Simmermaker -- The best way to build a better, more-prosperous America is to buy American and keep your dollars within our borders so they can generate authentic American activity. And more…

Cheering for 'Small Business Saturday'

by Roger Simmermaker -- It's no secret that more families are focusing on American jobs and therefore the American economy by seeking out American-made goods where they can be found. So it's more…

Avoiding foreign fakes for Christmas

by Roger Simmermaker -- When the Christmas holiday season comes around, many patriotic Americans are busy thinking about what kind of American-made gifts can be found to put under their Christmas trees. more…

Bankers force brick-and-mortar store to Web

by Roger Simmermaker -- Have you ever strolled down the aisle of a retail store and wondered why it didn't have an American aisle, one where the shelves stocked only American-made goods? more…

Vodka handmade in America

by Roger Simmermaker -- When looking at the liquor category, there's a choice you have that you might not be aware of. It's also a great choice if you want to buy more…

Big gifts from small company

by Roger Simmermaker -- From time to time, when gift-giving time comes around, it may be hard enough finding something that is unique and that will really make special impression on the more…

Don't be fooled by foreign-sounding footwear

by Roger Simmermaker -- Now I know this name, Okabashi, sounds like it just has to be foreign in origin and/or based in a foreign country, but this footwear company is actually more…