Several district court nominees from Texas are being blocked by the inaction of Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.
The problem with the arguments for inaction isn't that they're wrong, it's that they prove too much.
And the old arguments for inaction will be trotted out for the next president, as well.
What is more, I would argue that the current economic woes provide us not with an excuse for inaction but a reason for acting.
Yes, we helped create these monsters, through action (Bush) and inaction (Obama).
Even this did not arouse McClellan, and two more weeks of inaction passed before he again set his vast army in motion.
Little William, however, did not resign himself to inaction.
For a moment there was silence, inaction; then of a sudden the old man stiffened.
inaction and delay had not been a policy, but the preliminary of a policy.
For Chuang Tzŭ spent his life in preaching the great creed of inaction, and in pointing out the uselessness of all useful things.