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Freeman repeatedly identifies and condemns the arrogance and fecklessness of American foreign policy.
There was a last gasp of this glorious fecklessness in Anthony Andrew's performance as Sebastian Flight which helped to make Brideshead Revisited one of the greatest serials of all time and still much relished today.
THE plight of people trapped on welfare benefits is more to do with the failings of the system than their fecklessness, a new report claims.
The mystery piece, about a missing husband, is really a vehicle for exploring verbal harassment, snobbery, and paternal fecklessness in the eternal Chinese family and the neighborhoods hiding it.
It's been accompanied by all the "usual suspects," including fecklessness, over-confidence, and greed.
She said: "In contrast to the ignorance, fecklessness and hazardous consequences reiterated in policy and media, our research makes it clear that young parenthood can make sense and be valued and can even provide an impetus for teenage mothers and fathers to strive to provide a better life for their children.
he is civilization, informing the barbarians of the fecklessness of their plight.
To be sure, her narrative of mainline Protestant fecklessness is a familiar one, and on one level irrefutable; by all kinds of measurements, twentieth-century liberals failed to understand the scope of their institutional peril.
Schools of education, which have themselves been under fire for their seeming fecklessness at training teachers or visionary policy makers, are under enormous pressure to cure America's present educational ills, and so are less apt than ever to see value in contemplating their own past.
To me the most telling was the one reached by Middle Eastern terrorists, that the United States had neither the will nor the means to respond effectively to a terrorist attack, a conclusion seemingly borne out by our fecklessness toward terrorist attacks in the 1990s: in 1993 on the World Trade Center; on Air Force troops at Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in 1996; on our embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998; on the destroyer Cole in 2000.
Yglesias finds the root of this error in a Democratic Party whose ignorance and fecklessness prevented it from providing coherent opposition to the president's war schemes, both initially and over the first years of the war.
Through this lens, procrastination would become a sign of one's continued involvement rather than its thwarting; avoiding the job testifies to the writer's engagement with it rather than his/her negligence or fecklessness.