The problem was (and is, even after 9/11) that despite all the hi-octane talk from officialdom
about stepping up aviation security, very little effort was made to fix the outrageous failures that were an open invitation to terrorists and a virtual guarantee of future catastrophe.
Which begs the question: Just when will officialdom
learn its lesson and thoroughly check people's backgrounds?
All official business involves the same struggles with uncooperative officialdom
, my hosts explain.
Several of us have been up and down the ladder of officialdom
several times, only to receive nothing but lip service.
He notes that the group was warning people about the dangers of depleted uranium and other activities at Nuclear Metals for decades before anyone in officialdom
gave them any credence.
In the worst case scenario, this reduces reporting to a transcription of official pronouncements, transforming the Fourth Estate from a public watchdog over officialdom
into a transmission belt for the official version of reality.
Three years later, MK is still here, still run by the Sadao clan, and still battling officialdom
in its quest to transform the public's perception of the nation's taxi drivers.
Beatas, mystics, athletes of asceticism, "living saints," reforming abbesses, and charitable congregations all incurred suspicion and sometimes outright suppression by church officialdom
, prompted in part by the hierarchy's determination to regularize and control religious practice, but more intensely by a blend of misogyny and anxiety over women s influence.
Impatient at the supposed slow pace by elected officialdom
, a publicly funded body has taken upon itself to enact guidelines for scientific research that will be overseen by a yet-to-be-appointed Stem Cell Oversight Committee.
But they usually happen in spite of religious officialdom
David Hockney is outspoken, privileged by his irremovable status, in his distaste for an officialdom
Why do NPR's national political correspondents routinely sound like note-takers for officialdom
instead of independent journalists?