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i nak shuhn

  • n  the state of being inactive

  • Again, inaction is not an option.
  • The risks of inaction or unwise action are rising, even as many of the professionals on whom we would like to rely for guidance are proving untrustworthy and even corrupt.
  • Again, inaction is not an option.
News & Articles

  • Special session: 30 days, 0 new laws, $77,000 in costs
    The Legislature, deadlocked over the state budget, tied a record for inaction during this year’s first special session. As many lawmakers claim their per diem pay, lack of a budget deal is about to trigger layoff notices for state workers.
    June 15, 2013 - Seattle Times
  • Residents rally for change in gun control
    It has been six months since the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre that left 28 dead. To mark the time that has passed, gun control advocates Friday protested Congress’ inaction on the issue.
    June 15, 2013 - WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
  • WSU postpones academic expansion in Everett
    Washington State University has decided to put off plans to expand its course offerings in Everett until fall 2014 because of legislative inaction, the university announced this week. In a letter to the ...
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in Health Service Journal
    Mr Obama said: "I know there has been much discussion about what reform would cost, and rightly so. But let there be no doubt - the cost of inaction is greater. If we fail to act, premiums will climb higher, benefits will erode further, and the...
  • Chris Dodd in Herald Zeitung
    Doing nothing, though, "plays Russian roulette with the entire economy of the United States," Dodd said. "Inaction is no solution."
  • Angelina Jolie in Washington Post
    Our government has the power to choose which path these children are going to take,Jolie told reporters at the National Press Club. "We know the consequences of our inaction."

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