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…

12 ways free trade is ruining nation

by Roger Simmermaker -- Unless you don't mind if our country slides into fiscal bankruptcy and oblivion, then trade policy needs to be your No. 1 issue in this year's election. Free more…

China acquiring USA one company at a time

by Roger Simmermaker -- What's the best way for a country like China to exert its influence over the U.S. economy? Acquire American-owned companies like Chinese-owned Haier just did when they purchased more…