An additional 6% cut atop those previous problems begins to look like a serious challenge to readiness and effectiveness.
The lesson we learned is to increase our readiness and responsiveness.
The one thing everyone seems to agree on is readiness of the Internet.
Think of the readiness to accept the (utterly bogus) urban legend about the Super Bowl leading to wife-beating.
That is why the readiness of the Catholic bishops to sell out the reform bill was so disturbing.
They would need its light so as to get things in readiness for passing the night.
At last, on the eve of the happy day, everything was in readiness.
He had frequently intimated his own readiness to go, if his neighbours wished it.
They, with the three on watch, were to get the vessel in readiness for immediate departure.
Often had he professed his readiness to prove his vocation by fire.