Next American social media phenomenon?

by Roger Simmermaker -- Buying American always has been about channeling your American dollars to the right places, the right people, and the right companies. That's why I was so excited to more…

'Commitment that makes a consumer patriot proud'

by Roger Simmermaker -- It's difficult to buy American-made small kitchen appliances these days, which is why it's refreshing to know that there are companies like Vitamix, whose managers have decided to more…

Instructions for saving a superpower status

by Roger Simmermaker -- Not even 10 percent of working Americans hold factory jobs, which pales in comparison to the nearly 33 percent of half a century ago. But the increasing and more…

Products for the little ones, too

by Roger Simmermaker -- One question I am asked fairly often is about how to find American-made clothes and other products for children, as it is often much easier to find USA-made more…

Keeping the candle-light burning bright

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you're like me and you appreciate the warmth and scents that candles can bring to your home, then you'll appreciate that there is one place you can more…

Saving Social Security and Medicare

by Roger Simmermaker -- At the heart of the political debate these days is how to curb runaway budget deficits that have amassed a national debt of $14 trillion over the last more…

A Memorial Day that supports our companies

by Roger Simmermaker -- On Memorial Day, in addition to remembering American soldiers who gave their lives for their country, many Americans will be firing up their outdoor grills for what has more…

Remaking the U.S. economy

by Roger Simmermaker -- The average American doesn't need to take a seriously dedicated look at the U.S. economy to know we as a country face formidable challenges. One can access daily more…