1 way to make national debt vanish

by Roger Simmermaker -- Want to get rid of our burgeoning national debt? Then get rid of free trade and the resulting trade deficits that created it. The main reason our nation more…

How following same old rules hurts U.S. workers

by Roger Simmermaker -- Even free trade and free market advocates believe that protection of U.S. citizens is an important task of government, except when it comes to protecting the American jobs more…

U.S. 'would easily win any trade war'

by Roger Simmermaker -- Sometimes statements made decades earlier turn out to be very prophetic. Allow me to quote Alfred E. Eckes, Jr., a President Ronald Reagan appointee to the U.S. International more…

Why tariffs on Mexico won't raise prices

by Roger Simmermaker -- Every day it seems, someone somewhere, whether it's in the Wall Street Journal, Automotive News, or Bloomberg Businessweek (all of which I subscribe to) is saying that if more…

Here's what 'free trade' really does to U.S.

by Roger Simmermaker -- Contrary to Economist Thomas L. Freidman's "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century," the world never has been and will never be flat. Author more…

It's back! The U.S.-made rubber duck

by Roger Simmermaker -- Many industries originated in America, only to be offshored to other countries apparently never to return. But Craig Wolfe, president of CelebriDucks, has single-handedly brought the rubber duck more…

Sunglasses that help consumers, and the U.S.

by Roger Simmermaker -- If you are looking for a unique brand of sunglasses that differentiates itself from the competition by focusing on frame construction with aircraft-grade aluminum and American-made quality, then more…

Is your toothpaste actually made in the USA?

by Roger Simmermaker -- It's been over a year since I highlighted Davids premium natural toothpaste where 98 percent of the ingredients are of U.S. origin. And I can tell you that more…