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Obamacare flimflam exploited gullible voters

Obamacare flimflam exploited gullible voters

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Outrage about HealthCare.gov and millions losing health plans should scare the wits out of liberals.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Obamacare and America's journey into the Third World

Obamacare and America's journey into the Third World

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- One need only compare the sense of dispatch at Federal Express with time endured to send a package via the U.S. Postal Service to recognize the U.S. government doesn't do things quite as well as the private sector. It doesn't even function as well as state bureaucracies.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Shutdown won't affect jobs, part-time positions dominate

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Absent smarter energy, trade and regulatory policies, slow growth and high unemployment are becoming permanent for the U.S. economy.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Obama's debt ceiling win comes at terribly high price

Obama's debt ceiling win comes at terribly high price

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has resorted to falsehoods, wounded American democracy and damaged U.S. global leadership in the recent budget dispute with Congress.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Democrats behave like teenagers reneging on sequester

Democrats behave like teenagers reneging on sequester

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- If negotiators fail to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the U.S. government, voters will blame House Republicans but it's Barack Obama and Democrats who are behaving like teenagers by wanting to spend irresponsibly.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Raising the debt ceiling, a fool's journey

Raising the debt ceiling, a fool's journey

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. government will default on its debt only if U.S. President Barack Obama wills it. House Republicans may be the country's hope to avoid financial ruin.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Getting out of the budget and debt morass

Getting out of the budget and debt morass

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. government shutdown is proving less draconian than presidential warnings but failing to raise the debt ceiling and default would be another matter.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Facing tyranny, the GOP had no choice

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, as much as House Republicans, shut down the federal government. He isn't willing to compromise on just about any issue, leaving the GOP with no other options.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
First Obamacare, then a single-payer system

First Obamacare, then a single-payer system

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Republicans must live with Obamacare.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Republicans childish on budget, Obamacare

Republicans childish on budget, Obamacare

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- House Republicans are behaving like children threatening to shut down the U.S. government, especially when they have better options to move their agenda.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Easy money is narcotic

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Easy money is a painkiller, not a cure.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Obama policies make inequality a lot worse

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Income inequality has been growing since the 1970s but U.S. President Barack Obama's economic policies are making it worse and much faster than Presidents George W. Bush or Bill Clinton.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
Obama on Syria, another 'F' in management

Obama on Syria, another 'F' in management

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Russia's ploy to defuse the Syrian crisis will likely end in an embarrassment for U.S. President Barack Obama and diminish already declining U.S. prestige.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Part-timers, discouraged workers dominate jobs report

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- More U.S. job creation require trimming back on tax increases and spending cuts and more realistic and less-ideological trade, energy and regulatory policies.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator
President Bush awards 11 Humanities Medals

President Bush awards 11 Humanities Medals

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush handed out 2008 National Humanities Medals to nine people, a museum and a philanthropic foundation during a White House ceremony.
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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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