Here's more food for thought folks - "The Great American Shoe Company" Allen Edmonds is not even an American company.
AE is owned by a Swedish company:
I guess you all knew this already too? Because I could not find this information on the Allen Edmonds website either...
Oh, give it a break, friend . . .
Budweiser, Alka-Seltzer, Good Humor ice cream, 7-Eleven, Gerber Products, Firestone, John Hancock Life Insurance, Frigidaire, and Holiday Inn are all foreign-owned. And if you look back a little ways, Universal Studios stock got bought up by Japan.
I guess we can all empty out our homes and businesses of foreign-tied ownership - and grab pup-tents from the days of Boy Scouts in the early 50's - and live off the berries.
Source: Published Oct. 16, 2012