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What to expect from Friday's jobs report

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Economists expect the U.S. Labor Department to report Friday that the U.S. economy added 181,000 jobs in January.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Fixing inequality

Fixing inequality

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Inequality is replacing the American dream because the U.S. economy -- thanks to Washington's mismanagement -- is underperforming.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Jobs report to indicate whether economy improving

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The December U.S. jobs report will indicate whether things are getting better or whether Obama should admit that after his economic policies aren't doing enough.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Extended unemployment benefits slow growth

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Reinstating emergency unemployment benefits, as U.S. President Barack Obama urges, would slow growth and impose unconscionable burdens on the working poor.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Standing strong for America in 2014

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy is gaining strength but the Obamacare train wreck, festering problems in far away China and uncertain leadership at the Federal Reserve could derail the recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

What moms know about inflation the government doesn't

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The typical American mother must think U.S. government economists have rocks in their head.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
ACA squanders Obama's credibility as America's CEO

ACA squanders Obama's credibility as America's CEO

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, U.S. President Barack Obama has lost credibility with most Americans as a leader and effective executive.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Volcker Rule arrives with the hidden jewel in Dodd-Frank

Volcker Rule arrives with the hidden jewel in Dodd-Frank

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators are finally implementing the Volcker Rule and it may prove the hidden jewel in the Dodd-Frank financial reforms.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Obamacare: Echoes of Stalinism past

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- D-Day arrived for Obamacare Saturday and began with an 11-hour shutdown of HealthCare.gov -- the problem-plagued website intended to provide easy access to affordable insurance for millions of Americans.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
D-Day arrives for Obamacare... and oh so badly

D-Day arrives for Obamacare... and oh so badly

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- D-Day arrived for Obamacare Saturday and it began with an 11-hour shutdown of the website.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Obamacare: Arrogance, Corruption and Abuse

Obamacare: Arrogance, Corruption and Abuse

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- It took paramount arrogance for U.S. President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats to believe they could write an Affordable Care Act that would replace free markets across a healthcare sector as large as the economy of France.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
U.S. economy not fixed, another crisis brewing

U.S. economy not fixed, another crisis brewing

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- American democracy has always stood on a foundation of individual initiative, personal responsibility and prosperity. Those are going away as Barack Obama changes America.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

U.S. economy adds 204,000 jobs in October

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Labor Department reported the U.S. economy created 204,000 jobs in October after adding 163,000 jobs the prior month. This is much better than was expected but still well below what is needed to bring unemployment down to acceptable levels.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Non-plus growth clouds U.S. jobs outlook

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. Labor Department is expected to report Friday the U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs in October, less than the 148,000 recorded in September.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Republicans: Rework Obamacare to win elections

Republicans: Rework Obamacare to win elections

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Republicans should stop cheering for Obamacare to fail. It may be dreadful, but going back to what the United States had before isn't possible.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
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Robert H. Smith
President George W. Bush (R) presents Robert H. Smith with the 2008 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House on November 17, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Robert Huston Smith is a successful builder-developer. Smith is chairman of Charles E. Smith Co. Commercial Realty, a division of Vornado Realty Trust, and chairman of Charles E. Smith Co. Residential, a division of Archstone-Smith Trust, both REITs listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Smith is best known for spearheading the development of the Crystal City complex in northern Virginia.

Smith has given generously to the University of Maryland, College Park, his alma mater. The Robert H. Smith School of Business was named in his honor in 1998 to recognize his gift of $15 million, the largest gift the school had ever received. He has continuously supported its programs, subsequently making additional generous gifts as the school has expanded and risen in prestige. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, completed in 2001, is named for his wife.

Interestingly, the Kogod School of Business at the American University in Washington, DC, is named after Robert P. Kogod, brother-in-law of Robert H. Smith.

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