Liz Peek

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Elizabeth Warren Needs a Level Head, Not a Crusade

Liz | 09/23 at 12:09 PM

Notwithstanding a career spent sifting through the wreckage of personal bankruptcies, and her family’s hardship after her father was ruined by his business partner — Elizabeth Warren remains an optimist.

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All the President’s Czars:  Add One More for Efficiency

Liz | 09/15 at 12:19 PM

I have a suggestion for President Obama, who needs to cheer people up or watch his political fortunes continue to wither

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New Credit Card Rules Drive Borrowing Costs Higher

Liz | 09/13 at 12:53 PM

Credit card issuers are about as popular as root canals.

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Unbridled High Speed Trading Can Topple Economy

Liz | 09/09 at 12:57 PM

Can the SEC Catch Up to High-Speed Traders and Hit the Brakes?

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The Housing Bust:  Still No Real Policy to Address It

Liz | 09/01 at 01:02 PM

The collapse in our housing sector has gone on for six years, ushering in the most terrible recession in decades.

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Bilingual Education:  Toss It and Teach Kids English

Liz | 08/25 at 12:14 PM

The federal government is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on educational programs that aren’t helping kids

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The Downside of Government Regulation:  Business Paralysis

Liz | 08/18 at 01:11 PM

President Obama’s efforts on behalf of small business are like Dennis the Menace’s friendly overtures to the leery Mr. Wilson: well intentioned, but often resulting in physical injury.

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Auto Regulation:  Slamming the Brakes on the Car Industry

Liz | 08/11 at 01:14 PM

President Obama took a victory lap to Michigan recently, extolling his administration’s resuscitation of the auto industry. He has much to celebrate; car makers are adding workers and paying back monies borrowed from the public

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Hey, Dude, Where’s My Job?

Liz | 08/04 at 12:28 PM

Minimum Wage Jump Teaches Teens Harsh Lessons

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