With the holiday season approaching,
consumers who prefer to buy American products - from
clothing to food to
beverages - can offer friends and relatives a unique gift:
edition of How Americans Can Buy American: The Power of
Patriotism by Roger Simmermaker (Rivercross Publishing,
Simmermaker has come up with a guidebook that
brand-name companies in two general categories - foreign and
owned. The foreign-based companies are further listed by
In nearly every sector of the economy,
Simmermaker offers a
comprehensive list of products, goods or services that are
foreign subsidiaries or American companies.
Other chapters explore trade statistics,
foreign investment, the new economy, and what the author
says are myths
about the Smoot-Hawley Tariff. While many free-trade
take issue with some of Simmermaker's claims, they still
will find much
of the book informative.
The author covers the distinction American owned
American made and foreign owned and foreign made. He
consumers should think twice before buying an American
that was made in China.
For more information visit:
or P.O Box 780839,
32878-0839, (888) US-OWNED or (888) 876-9633.