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Being charitable, it may be that the city is simply adopting a hardheaded negotiating position in an effort to get the subsidy down, and there's nothing wrong with that.
We have to be very hardheaded and clear-eyed about the dangers that exist throughout the Middle East in those who seek to perpetrate terror against the United States as well as Israel," Obama (D-Ill.
It is a vision which combines Brown's passion for fairness and social justice with a hardheaded assessment of what the country must do to compete with the rest of the world in the years to come.
Goines wrote his novels while still on the needle--nonetheless, Daddy Cool, about a ruthless hitman trying to save his hardheaded daughter from falling into the "life," is Goines at his primitive auteur best.
They even include, in the back of their hardheaded account, translations--good ones--of Foucault's many commentaries on Iran, as well as contemporary rebuttals by those who knew better.
I think (Romer) is very hardheaded and our hope is that this will bolster school board members so they're not as intimidated by Romer,'' said Steve Blazak, UTLA spokesman.