Monthly Archives: July 2012

All together now!


Reviving our consumer goods manufacturing sector is going to be a group effort. I am trying to play my part. You are playing your part. And now, MSNBC is playing their part. Over the last few weeks, MSNBC is really … Continue reading

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What you didn’t know about America


I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised when I read the article in the China Times. I mean, consider the source. But it was so bad, it triggered a type of gag reflex in me. In the article, the Deputy … Continue reading

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What is Wal-Mart up to now?


Wal-Mart started out as a Buy American firm.  And Wal-Mart is trumpeting the fact that lots of the products they sell at their stores are made in the U.S.  But critics of Wal-Mart point out that stems from the fact … Continue reading

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How to hike like an American without breaking a sweat


Hiking is a trifecta for me. I get to exercise my somewhat rotund body. I get to see beauty in the form of mountains, trees, animals and flowers. And best of all, I get to spend lots of time with my son.  … Continue reading

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On the road again!


I haven’t been talking about the book much lately, but I am still working on getting it finished.  The lion’s share of the book discusses great products made by American firms and the stories of the members of our extended … Continue reading

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Well that is illuminating!


My sister in my Made in America endeavour, Sarah Mazzone of the made in usa challenge blog, had a nice post on a great company, Barn Lighting Electric Company, where members of our extended American family put together some very cool lighting … Continue reading

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Better late than never


While U.S. athletes at this summer’s London Olympics will also be competing for the Chinese apparel team, at least in subsequent Olympics they will be outfitted in American clothing.  After the chorus of “Burn the uniforms!” over the last few … Continue reading

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