Last month, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus called new voter-ID laws “common-sense reform [that] is not partisan but practical.”
In the meantime, we can take some common-sense steps to encourage investment and job creation right now.
The trick with policy is to communicate complex ideas in concise, common-sense terms.
Other common-sense provisions, like limiting the size of clips?
President Romney issues order to begin replacing Obamacare with common-sense health care reform.
“common-sense” told him he had nothing to fear: if he were not a Christian, who was?
This, of course, was what he should have done; it was obviously the only common-sense thing to do.
It is at war with reason and common-sense, and is a bold denial of the oneness of the human race.
I think it would benefit all of us if you drilled some of that common-sense into your father.
We leave facts to speak for themselves, and common-sense to judge whether men were safer then than they are now.
14c., originally the power of uniting mentally the impressions conveyed by the five physical senses, thus "ordinary understanding, without which one is foolish or insane" (Latin sensus communis, Greek koine aisthesis); meaning "good sense" is from 1726. Also, as an adjective, commonsense.
(1776) A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that called for the United States to declare independence from Britain immediately. Written in a brisk and pungent style, Common Sense had a tremendous impact and helped to persuade many Americans that they could successfully wage a war for their independence.