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  1. Unintended Consequences

    Unintended Consequences is a novel by John Ross, first published in 1996 by Accurate Press. The story chronicles the history of the gun culture, gun rights and gun control in the United States from the early 1900s through the late 1990s. Although clearly a work of fiction, the story is heavily laced with historical information, including real-life historical figures who play minor supporting roles. The novel also features unusually detailed and intricate facts, figures and explanations of many firearms-related topics. The cover has a picture of Lady Justice being assaulted by an ATF agent.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unintended consequences in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unintended consequences in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Dan Haley:

    The lack of clear regulation makes it very difficult to plan for the future, the act takes a straightforward and clean approach and as a result is less likely to have unintended consequences.

  2. Rick Meckler:

    To some extent, a drop in oil prices of course is positive, but there comes a point at which people begin to be concerned whether the drop is too much, too fast and can there be unintended consequences of it.

  3. Rick Meckler:

    To some extent, a drop in oil prices of course is positive, but there comes a point at which people begin to be concerned whether the drop is too much, too fast and can there be unintended consequences of it?

  4. Rusty Hardin:

    A father believed he had the right to discipline his children. He made a mistake. In unintended consequences, his son was hurt, He pled to a court and accepted punishment and wanted to resume his career, and now the NFL has decided they’re going to be the arbiter of what’s appropriate discipline for a child and whether a person is or is not feeling significant remorse.

  5. Rick Meckler:

    You've seen some real volatility in everything from energy to currencies and it's had a bit of a spillover effect on the market as people try to think about the impact of these moves, to some extent a drop in oil prices, of course, is positive, but there comes a point at which people begin to be concerned whether the drop is too much, too fast, and can there be unintended consequences.

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