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What's Wrong With Our Country?

Laura Mola | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Laura Mola

If Ralph Lauren manufactures in China, so be it, then that's where these uniforms were coming from. End of story. End of pride.

Sharon Carty

Most American Car Is A Toyota?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Carty | Posted 07.05.2012 | Business

President Barack Obama said Thursday he's asked the World Trade Organization to force the Chinese to stop imposing roughly $3 billion in tariffs on a...

Romney's Independence Day Advice: Buy Foreign

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

On this Independence Day, demonstrate patriotic pride by deliberately buying American. Search for that "Made in USA" label. Pick the product that will create American jobs, the one that is an investment in an American company and the American economy.

Now Every State Has A 'Panhandle'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.01.2012 | Small Business

Have you ever wanted sunny-side up eggs shaped like Florida? How about a California shaped cake? Combining America’s enduring patriotism and endless...

The Rebirth of American Manufacturing

Yul Kwon | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Yul Kwon

Like a lot of people, I had come to accept the conventional wisdom that America doesn't make anything anymore. What I discovered is that the prevailing narrative of decline and decay is overly simplistic and, in some ways, flat-out wrong.

Virginia Is For Wine Lovers

CarsTravelFood | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

While "Virginia is For Lovers" has been the widely recognized ad slogan for 43 years, the state is also now fast becoming the destination for wine lovers.

One Of Ohio's Best Kept Secrets: Wineries

CarsTravelFood | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Ohio wineries might be one of the state's best kept secrets, something worth exploring when visiting the Buckeye state.

Mother America Always Loved Manufacturing Most

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's illogical, even unpatriotic to use tax dollars to subsidize companies that send jobs overseas, transferring America's manufacturing power to foreign countries like China.

Don't Just Focus on Made in America, Focus on Innovated in America

Carol Roth | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Carol Roth

Prosperity and continued growth in our nation will not happen by trying to redistribute wealth or reclaim unskilled jobs; we need to adopt a life-long learning mentality and adapt to the changes in front of us.

A Tale of Two Romneys

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

My Dickensian title is not about a tale of the three Mitt Romneys of left, right and center who have emerged as pretenders when convenient over the years. Rather, this is a tale of two Romneys named George and Mitt.

Say Goodbye to the Wal-Mart Greeters

Al Norman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Al Norman

The fun is over. Sam Walton's "greatest idea" is dead -- apparently a victim of the recession -- several thousand Wal-Mart greeters are coming in from the cold, to circulate around the store, helping customers find cheap Chinese underwear, and other useful functions.

Strengthening the State of our Union

Rep. David Cicilline | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Rep. David Cicilline

We need to build ladders of opportunity and tear down barriers for Americans who are willing to work hard, be responsible, and play by the rules so everyone can achieve success and fulfill the American dream.

Eco Etiquette: Is 'Made In America' Better For The Environment?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Does buying American-made also help the environment, as your friend suggests? As a general rule, I believe it does.

President Obama: "Final Assembly Required" Spurs Middle Class Jobs Faster Than "Made in America"

Jigar Shah | Posted 03.26.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

While I commend the president for pushing us to drive an economy that is built to last, I think in our global economy, stamped "Made in America" is not the only goal when it comes to building the things that give us pride.

"Made in America" and the State of the Union

Scott Paul | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Scott Paul

"Made in America" is a wildly popular notion across the political spectrum. The President has uttered the phrase dozens of times over the past year. So, it shouldn't be shocking for him to say it on January 24. But, what's behind the rhetoric?

OUT: Outsourcing. IN: Insourcing.

Scott Paul | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Scott Paul

Insourcing. That's at the top of my trending list for 2012. But, how do we make reshoring -- bringing jobs back from overseas -- real?

GORUCK: The Most Passionate Brand Following in the World

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 02.19.2012 | Small Business
Matt Browner Hamlin

Jason McCarthy, a former Green Beret and the founder of the rucksack company GORUCK, says a lot of things that command your attention. But when he speaks about his company's growth in the last year, my ears really pick up.

Legislation Offers Antidote for Stupidity of Shipping Tax-Dollar-Financed Jobs Overseas

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Amid prolonged, painfully high unemployment, ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer for the past year tirelessly advocated a simple solution: buy American-made products.

Occupy Wall-Mart: Save America. Live Better.

Al Norman | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business
Al Norman

The encampments against corporate greed in the financial districts of America could just as well have appeared outside of Wal-Mart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. There is no better example of corporate exploitation in the world.

Buy Local -- How YOU Can Improve the Economy

Michael Salguero | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Michael Salguero

If you want to improve this economy, don't look to Washington. Try buying local, buy from independent store owners, craftspeople and artists. If each of us changed even a small portion of our purchasing habits, we could collectively dig our country out of this economic mess.

Tyler Kingkade

Democrats Strike Back At GOP For Trying To Cut Department Of Energy Loan Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic leaders on Tuesday struck back against House Republicans' efforts to make cuts to a Department of Energy loan program in exch...

Tyler Kingkade

House GOP Seeks Cuts To Auto Industry To Pay For Disaster Relief Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans rolled out their plan to fund disaster relief in Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) district, but at the cost of al...

America's Shareholders

Michelle Vale | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Michelle Vale

It seems clear then that a responsible and considered government policy is the only way to create the local jobs public companies are so keen to outsource in pursuit of higher margins.

The States Can Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Instead of focusing on building our manufacturing base, the backbone of middle class prosperity, our national leaders focused instead on the financial services sectors.

Made In The USA: Why July 4th Is Good For Business

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Geoff Williams | Posted 08.11.2011 | Small Business

For some businesses, July 4th is a little like, well, Christmas. The fireworks industry, for instance, is a $940 million-a-year industry in the Uni...