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Unintended Consequences

The only immutable law of the universe, political as well as physical, is the law of unintended consequences. History is replete with examples of leaders heading off in one direction only to find themselves elsewhere. It’s sort of Heisenberg’s uncertainty

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Tea Party 1.0

United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada recently told Matt Lauer in a televised interview that the Tea Party would fade from prominence and eventual existence as soon as the economic recovery reached a satisfactory level of prosperity.

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Who Are The Angry Voters?

Our firm had an all-attorney retreat in Orlando over the weekend, and the keynote speaker was national pollster John Zogby. He had a number of important insights drawn from his current work and the trends in his book The Way

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