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“Now that’s a knife!”


Swords and knives have been standard issue weapons of war for the last several thousand years.  In the last two centuries, firearms have become the primary weapon of combatants, but knives have continued to be the weapon of choice for … Continue reading

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A Nation of Immigrants


Immigrants have a huge positive impact on the health of the American economy. Continue reading

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The boy’s got to cook


My only son Benjamin has embarked on a career as a cook at the Old Stove Brewing Company located just below the historic Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington.  So this last Christmas, I got him some of the tools … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle


With my book, Simply American, finished and published, I plan on getting back to blogging in earnest again.  Look for a about a post a week, on American made products, American jobs and American stories.  I can’t wait to get at it … Continue reading

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The Book is finally published!


  Well, its been a long time in the writing, about six years I figure, but my book Simply American, was finally published this week.  To be completely accurate, I finally published my book this week on Lulu, a self … Continue reading

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Makers Row is the only name you need to know to get in the domestic manufacturing game


  I have written about Maker’s row in the past.  Ever since I learned about the folks at Maker’s Row a couple of years ago, I have followed their progress closely.  So I was very happy to see the firm … Continue reading

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Time to pack your American bag!


If you are in the market for some new leather luggage made by members of our extended American family, do I have a sale for you!  Ernest Alexander, the labor of love of Ernest Alexander Sabine, is having an amazing … Continue reading

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