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Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) Gov.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 08:52 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Buying American-made products is a great way to support the American economy and jobs. According to the Alliance for American Manufacturing: Americans ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 54 Recommends
Bobby Emery, Jr. is a union electrician and someone I’ve worked with for ten years. His 17 year old son Bradley Emery wrote “What Unions Mean to My Family” and I wanted to share it with you ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 16, 2014 at 07:18 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Want to buy holiday gifts that don't make you feel guilty about the oppressive conditions they were manufactured under, but don't know where to start? Here are some tips and links to help.
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 46 Recommends
If barbecuing or grilling is on your agenda for the Fourth of July, great news: You have a lot of American-made, union-made choices. Unlike many consumer goods where you really have to scrounge ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 08:18 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama set a goal of creating 1 million new manufacturing jobs in his second term. Now, as his second term is underway, the U.S. manufacturing sector ...
by ManufactureThis
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 09:03 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Parade of Santas mustering in Portland, OR The holidays are coming and people are making their lists (and checking to see what is made in the U.S.A.). Here, on Daily Kos, we have a whole bunch of ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 05:10 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Reposted from The Hill , with the permission of the author: Make my day, Mitt By Brent Budowsky I am a big fan of Clint Eastwood. After his appearance at the Republican convention I imagined ...
by cmkay
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 08:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Like many people I do my best to try to buy American made products.  Sometimes it is difficult to do.  Even the replacement parts for my American made Chevy were made in China.  So like I said, I ...
by NH LABOR NEWS
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 03:06 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Americans must decide. Do they pledge allegiance to money-grubbing, as Mitt Romney does? Or do they pledge allegiance to the United States of America? If it’s the United States, then on this ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 03:30 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
by WALTER BRASCH It’s midway between Flag Day and Independence Day. That means several million copies of full-page flags printed on cheap newsprint, June 14, have been burned, shredded, thrown ...
by brasch
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 04:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
There’s an antidote for the stupidity California exhibited when it sent its Bay Bridge work to China. It is legislation called the Invest in American Jobs Act. It would strengthen existing ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 07:44 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Saturday was the day I had reluctantly agreed to go Christmas shopping with my wife. I love my wife, but I don't like shopping. I don't mind making a list of things and going to the store to buy them,
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 284 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 06:12 PM PST with 563 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 08:33 AM PST with 48 Recommends
New trade agreement may hurt U.S. jobs, not help by Anthony Mason, CBSNews -- August 6, 2011 [...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Aug 07, 2011 at 09:29 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Dan Ikenson at the Cato Institute actually believes that an ABC World News segment promoting the purchase of American-made goods is "dangerous, nationalistic propaganda."
by ManufactureThis
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 03, 2011 at 01:22 PM PST with 19 Recommends
You’re probably all familiar with the old proverb For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the ...
by ontheleftcoast
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Feb 24, 2011 at 09:16 AM PST with 68 Recommends
With the holidays upon us, somber as they may be for many, it is a time to celebrate the Winter Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, ect. This often entails some small amount of shopping, and the giving ...
by pkbarbiedoll
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 03:45 AM PST with 18 Recommends
The latest uproar has been about foreign donations into the Chamber of Commerce along with Karl Rove and the special interest groups. The targets may be the right ones to an extent, but the message ...
by voice for independents
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Oct 13, 2010 at 03:14 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
“Made in America.” It’s something we don’t hear much anymore. Over the last few decades, American manufacturing jobs have been forced overseas as millions of hardworking ...
by David Cicilline
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Sep 06, 2010 at 10:51 AM PDT with 9 Recommends