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Four sales you shouldn’t miss!


I buy American made products almost exclusively, but that doesn’t mean I ignore sales of American made products.  I like a bargain as much as the next fella.  The time around the 4th of July often provides a target rich … Continue reading

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Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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Comparative advantage ain’t what it’s cracked up to be!


When you want to justify something, it always helps to have a theory to fall back on.  In explaining the meteoric rise of the U.S.’s trade deficit with China, many commentators harken back to the theory of comparative advantage authored by the economist David … Continue reading

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Mad Men indeed


I have only watched a few episodes of Mad Men on AMC, but I enjoyed them.  Being fairly ancient, I can remember when tons of guys dressed, smoked and drank like Don Draper.  Advertising has always seemed like a fairly unusual career choice, … Continue reading

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