Category Archives: China

Say it ain’t so!


  As I digested my Thanksgiving dinner and watched the Seattle Seahawks demolish the 49ers on Thursday evening, I started seeing the first of the Black Friday ads.  I can’t remember what store was offering them for sale on Friday, … Continue reading

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Important news I forgot to tell you about


It has been a crazy couple of weeks and I have not had time to do any posting.  So here are a bunch of Made in America tidbits I wanted to let you know about. Cooking with Gas If you … Continue reading

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Walmart’s wilful forgetting


By Bruno Sanchez-Andrade Nuño from Washington, DC, USA [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Walmart recently announced its “Work is a Beautiful Thing” campaign in which Walmart commits to buying $250 billion worth of American made products over the next ten years.  … Continue reading

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The less said the better


I am not a fan of the nation of China.  Millions of jobs previously held by members of our extended American family are now performed in the Middle Kingdom.  But there are plenty of other reasons to view the Great Panda with disdain. … Continue reading

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For your reading displeasure


I read two great articles in the New York Times the day before yesterday that both have to do with my fascination with outsourcing and globalization.  The first discussed the dire environmental degradation of the soil in the Middle Kingdom … Continue reading

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It’s like visiting China without ever getting on a plane!


We were at Macy’s this weekend to buy a new mattress for my son’s bed.  Thankfully, almost all the mattresses being sold at Macy’s were made in the U.S.  The same cannot be said for the lions share of the goods … Continue reading

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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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