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I hope you can follow the thread of this story


When it comes to manufacturing, Wisconsin is special. Three of the firms I visited on my recent mid-west trip are located in Wisconsin. All three have been in business for over 50 years. And all three are models of how … Continue reading

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Four stalwarts of American manufacturing


There are certain products that are quintessentially American. Wigwam socks. Hart Schaffner Marx suits. Allen Edmonds shoes. Subzero Refrierators. Beginning on September 11th, I will be visiting each of these iconic American manufacturing firms in preparation for including them in my … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on buying American


For the last few months, I have been writing this blog and my book, both whose purpose is to promote the purchase of American consumer goods made by members of our extended American family.  I wanted to share a few of my … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s other champion


The Green Bay Packers are the reigning champions of the NFL and cruising (8-0) through this season.  The Packers first began playing professional football in 1919.  Green Bay is the last of the “small market” cities that still has an … Continue reading

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