Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Country that just keeps on giving


If you have read my blog over the past two years, you know that I am not the greatest fan of China.  And given the amazingly shoddy quality control in the Middle Kingdom, I would sooner jump off the Empire … Continue reading

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Martha, I’m confused


I recently came across an article about an event Martha Stewart put on last week.  It was called Martha Stewart’s American Made Market and was held at the Grand Central Market in New York.  I was intrigued.  I had always thought … Continue reading

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Oh quit your whining you little girl!


Raveena Aulakh / Toronto Star The girl pictured above is named Meem.  She is nine years old, lives in Bangladesh and is a boss of a group of children that help make shirts that are sold in the U.S. Meem … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather


I think we can create lots of jobs for members of our extended American family just by buying more American made cars, shoes, shirts, belts, and other consumer products.  Over the past two years, I have been encouraging everyone I … Continue reading

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Every Duck has his day


The Oregon Ducks come to town this weekend, and I am sure we will see legions of Oregon fans like this fella filing into Husky Stadium come Saturday.  The Ducks are truly scary this year. Growing up a Husky fan, I … Continue reading

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Looks like team spirit!


I spent a hell of a long time at the University of Washington, but I can’t say I am a big fan of Harry Husky, the UW mascot.  Maybe it’s the slightly dazed look he has, but I don’t much care … Continue reading

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Two articles not to be missed


Photo: Matt Rourke, AP I am constantly reading up on all things made in America, and wanted to let you know about two articles on reshoring that are really worth reading.  The first was in the Chicago Tribune last week, … Continue reading

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