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  • Maybe a new, different GOP, but it is stuffed to the gills with time-servers and special interests (just like the dems) and would not get behind her, save with a knife already drawn.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Tea partiers I talked to hope to replace a lot of entrenched time-servers and to throw a scare into others.

    What I Saw at the Tea Party Convention

  • I wonder how much lying has been done over the past week or so as various time-servers desperately try to prove that their work is actually useful and cost-effective, knowing that all their office rivals are trying to get them shut down?

    Transition Update - NASA Watch

  • The old Board of Education was unaccountable and inefficient, staffed with political patronage hires and time-servers.

    A Silver Lining

  • The service has its share of officers and noncoms who are time-servers, incompetents, and are unworthy of their rank.

    What The Army Can Do For You

  • Up to a point: but if the salvation of the EU is supposed to lie with the European Parliament, those looking for a new mood are likely to be disappointed -- the Parliament itself, with padded expenses and plenty of time-servers, is hardly a model of democratic accountability.

    Forced To Walk The Plank

  • But that's just a sample of the acrimony in Brussels these days as the European Commission is reorganized, the European Union's whole way of doing business is rethought and a lot of time-servers are starting to think that their time is running out.

    It's Time To Let In Some Light

  • That would sort out the thrusting go-ahead achievers from the time-servers.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • There are now too many seedy time-servers, rent-seekers and party apparatchiks in the House – those who enjoy and exploit the system for their own personal benefit, no matter how they dress it up.

    Tinkering at the margins

  • We need to build a new national police force from the ground up, finding a way to screen out the sadists, the punks and the time-servers, and to reassign the decent officers caught up in the current RCMP web of deadly incompetence, breaking up the tight little cliques right down to the detachment level.

    Archive 2008-06-01

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