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In the week when they have been told they must hand over large sums of extra tax through no fault of their own, he cavalierly insisted nothing has gone wrong.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's (incorrect) decision in the recent Citizens United case, for example, it was astonishing to hear progressives cavalierly dismiss the idea that corporations might be presumed to have a right to free speech, albeit one that can be limited with certain justifications, such as to limit the influence of money in politics.
It's not 40 years ago, and we can't cavalierly dismiss the fact that she has already spent 40 years behind bars.
It implies that until the idea of being "green" came into vogue, manufacturers and the engineers they employed were cavalierly and recklessly wasting materials and energy.
When we cavalierly juggle means and ends--when we, as O'Connell says, try "end runs around international law"--we make decisions that come back to haunt us.
One populist economic commentator has suggested that Chinese bankers who behaved as cavalierly as their British counterparts have done would be summarily shot.
com/Alltel-Verizon) of his press conference addressing the sale of Alltel to Verizon, I was struck by just how cavalierly he dismissed the very real and completely reasonable fears of Alltel employees in Little Rock.
Most casual MySpace or even Facebook users may dismiss this concern cavalierly, but it is not a question that your company's IT manager will ignore.
I am weary of "bisexuals" who cavalierly bail out of lesbian relationships simply because relationships with men are easier.
It proclaims, somewhat cavalierly, that the whole investigation demonstrates convincingly the "competitive" character of Greek society, and thus, implicitly, its resemblance with our own society.
Frampton admits the 'subjectivity' but does nothing to guard against it and cavalierly dismissing most of the late twentieth century--not even mentioning Koolhaas, Hadid, Zumthor, Herzog & de Meuron, et al--ends, not surprisingly, on a note of gloom.
Moving from Bush's approach that disdains diplomacy as a sign of weakness, he proposes to make a travesty of diplomacy by conducting it cavalierly and without purpose.