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If I were in the market


I am currently leasing a 2014 Honda Civic, which was assembled at one of Honda’s American plants and has a good deal of American built content.  But if you are in need of a new ride and want to buy … Continue reading

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I’ve got a few things on my plate


I am pretty swamped these days.  In addition to my real job, my Simply American job has been growing.  I am finally finishing my book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back To Work.  I am putting the finishing touches … Continue reading

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Right on Target


I was greatly heartened by the news that Target will be featuring a curated line of American made products in the upcoming months.  Target’s “Collective” features products from six brands; all the products in the Collective will be produced by … Continue reading

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Plans for the New Year


I have been rather light on the posts of late, but expect regular posts now that the Holidays and vacations are behind us.  In 2015, I will be blogging on this blog at least once a week and guest blogging … Continue reading

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Lots of lists and other things


It’s getting down to the wire in terms of Christmas shopping, so I wanted to alert you to some of the “Made in America” shopping lists I have happened upon over the last few weeks. ABC News Consumer Reports Made … Continue reading

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Do as I say, not as I do


I came across a post on one of my favorite blogs about American made things, Made in the USA Challenge, about Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards.  It seems Martha and her minions have been holding a competition in each of … Continue reading

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Now on deck, Bangladesh!


Originally posted on simplyamericandotnet:
Over the last week, I have introduced you to a number of great American firms making apparel in this country: Montauk Tackle Company, American Giant and Game Gear.  Yet the production of apparel by firms like this…

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