Liz Peek

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Trump’s Golden Opportunity: Slashing 179,000 Pages of Federal Regulations

Liz | 12/21 at 12:10 PM

To the dismay and puzzlement of disgruntled liberals, the Dow Jones Index has soared nearly 9 percent since Donald Trump was elected president on November 8. The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks has jumped 15 percent. That was not expected.

The day before the election – the day FBI Director Comey again cleared Hillary Clinton—the market turned around a nine-day losing streak and jumped 400 points. CNN explained, “Monday’s dramatic rally was the clearest evidence yet that Wall Street feels more comfortable with the idea of Clinton winning than Trump.” In October, Politico summed up expectations with this headline: “Economists: A Trump win would tank the markets.” Oops.

What Kennedy Could Have Taught Obama

Liz Peek | 08/26 at 05:21 PM

Mr. Kennedy had friends on both sides of the aisle and was singularly adroit at corralling them to his purposes.

Memo to Corporate America: Wake Up!

Liz Peek | 07/21 at 05:25 PM

They have to counter the Obama assaults, and they have to show Americans that they can help solve the country’s problems.

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