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Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice…


I came across an article last week in Businessweek that discussed New Balance and the current effort underway by the Obama administration to conclude yet another free-trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with eight Pacific nations, including Vietnam.  Vietnam now ranks fourth among the world’s footwear … Continue reading

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Let’s do our part!


Less imported consumer goods = more jobs for members of our extended American family.  This message was delivered by renowned economist and author Robert Aliber, professor emeritus at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business at a recent economic forum.  Aliber stated … Continue reading

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Why are all the parts in my car red?


I am no mechanic.  I have successfully changed the oil in my car a few times, but I don’t even attempt that anymore.  I take my car to Paul at Paulco in Seattle.  Paul is the best mechanic there is … Continue reading

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