Monthly Archives: January 2013

New members of the extended American family!


I am constantly on the lookout for new consumer products being made here in the States, and have found a number recently that I thought you might like to know about. Shinola is a firm in Detroit making watches, bikes, … Continue reading

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Wow, that seems complicated


I know, I know, what I am proposing is fairly simple.  Buy more American made products which will create the need for American manufacturing firms to hire more members of our extended American family.  Others who are attempting to create … Continue reading

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She knows of what she speaks…and cooks


I’ve mentioned ManPans in a few posts in the past.  I love promoting ManPans because they are really great cookware and further they are made in my home state of Washington.  Well I’m writing an op-ed piece for a local magazine here … Continue reading

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A bit of this, a bit of that


This is not a post about American made kitchen utensils.  Though if you want kitchen utensils made by members of our extended American family you should visit the Jacob Bromwell website.  Rather it’s a post with some links to some great … Continue reading

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Now Showing!


I found a couple of videos on “Buying American” that I thought might be of interest.  Both hail from AOL.On Business.  The first is fairly long while the second is fairly short.

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Handbags


I watch a lot of English Premier League soccer.  Confrontations like the one above between Robin Van Persie and Mr. Caldwell are very common.  It usually begins when one player thinks he was fouled by the other, and so confronts the alleged … Continue reading

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You are what you wear


I am always on the lookout for American made apparel.  As recently as the 1960s, 75% of the apparel that Americans bought was made by members of our extended American family.  No more.  95% of the apparel we buy each … Continue reading

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