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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Vincent Orange
Many people are familiar with the notorious horse head scene in "The Godfather," in which a stubborn Hollywood mogul is strong-armed by out-of-towners with a disturbing surprise.
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown on Tuesday shuffled the leadership of key council committees, leaving one member "baffled" and raising questions about political payback.
Ambitious politicians everywhere often say one thing but do another, including in Washington, D.C., where the mayor and 13 lawmakers toy as they please with the strings attached to every dollar that makes its way into the coffers.
"No comment," said newly elected council member Vincent Orange, an at-large Democrat who barely broke stride while retreating from a reporter in the John A. Wilson Building lobby.