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J. Robert Smith

J. Robert Smith is a contributor to American Thinker. He is a public affairs consultant with a practice in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Save the Bush Tax Cuts

Monday, June 28th, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

It's a rare thing when good policy and good politics come together to benefit the American people.

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What General Giap Can Teach Republicans About Winning in November

Monday, May 31st, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

The wily old Vietnamese general knows something about beating superior forces.

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The Ghetto-ification of America

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

Statist entitlement policies will cause a slow moral and economic decay across the country, similar to the swift ones they fostered in black communities.

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What Do Detroit, the Postal Service, and Health Care Reform Have in Common?

Monday, March 15th, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

Fewer and more expensive services, corruption, and inefficiency are the marks of liberal government-run cities, businesses, and programs.

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Why Obama, Pelosi, and Reid Won’t Quit Pushing Health Care Reform

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

If they can impose government-run health care, they’ll establish the framework for Democratic dominance for years to come, even if that means short-term election losses.

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The USS Obama Is Taking on Water

Saturday, February 20th, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

Our ship of state has hit an iceberg, and the left is in denial that any course correction should be made.

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Please, No More ‘Half-as-Much’ Republicans

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by J. Robert Smith

Those incumbents and candidates who are willing to do half as much as liberals to bring us big government should go down to defeat.

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A Liberal Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26th, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

Is there anything liberals and conservatives are both thankful for today?

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Blaming the Army for Hasan’s Terrorism

Thursday, November 12th, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

Is the military really to blame for this development, or are politicians the culprits?

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A Conservative Earthquake, in New York and Beyond

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

Conservatives nationwide are refusing to toe the GOP line — and the GOP doesn't seem to be listening.

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A Lesson in Unintended Consequences for Our President

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

Obama's gesture to Russia in dropping plans for a missile shield in central Europe brought him nothing in return.

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Obama Pleases His Base by Abandoning Missile Defense in Europe

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

Is it coincidence that with his domestic agenda stalled, the president takes a step that cheers his liberal supporters?

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Will Obama Move to the Center?

Sunday, September 6th, 2009 - by J. Robert Smith

It's a possibility, but don't bet on it. Barack Obama is no Bill Clinton.

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