Monthly Archives: July 2012

I’m dreadfully sorry


I want to apologize for the lack of posts over the last few days. I have been madly preparing for a Simply American presentation I will be giving this Tuesday afternoon.  The presentation is at the venerable Rainier Club in Seattle.  Once the presentation … Continue reading

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All together now!


Photo Mike Hensdill/The Gaston Gazette 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 … Continue reading

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What is the South famous for aside from yummy food?


I have never visited the South. But that will soon change. Two firms I am featuring in my book, Simply American, Putting Our Extended American Family Back To Work, are located in the South and I have plans to visit both … 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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