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Adj.1.clear-thinking - not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently
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He saw in him a remarkable, clear-thinking man of vast intellect who by his energy and persistence had attained power, which he was using solely for the welfare of Russia.
"He was the most genuine and honest man, clear-thinking, which was needed at the time, and he was a rock for racing with his steady hand guiding the sport, which was essential during that period of change."
Most clear-thinking people would respond to this announcement with: "You don't say?" In his three-and-a-half years, he has overseen a rise in waiting times, allowed a mental health crisis and ruined morale in the NHS by provoking an unnecessary fight with junior doctors.
Of course, any rational, clear-thinking person knows that whatever life these girls have been sold online, it will most likely be a very different reality they encounter in Syria under the horrist patriarchy of IS.
It must be abhorrent to any clear-thinking person that three young Jewish boys were kidnapped and murdered.
As far as Obamacare goes, does any clear-thinking person really believe this is about giving 10 million or so people health insurance?
Stewart Towe, a canny but open and clear-thinking businessman heads up the Black Country LEP, Andy Street of John Lewis and Steve Hollis of KPMG are driving the Birmingham and Solihull LEP, and Sir Peter Rigby, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the UK, is masterminding the Coventry and Warwickshire LEP programme.
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman warned last Tuesday of a tendency among Republicans to reject widely supported scientific ideas, citing a poll showing that "only 21 percent of Republican voters in Iowa believe in global warming (and only 35 percent believe in evolution)." Many clear-thinking scientists approached with a similarly worded poll question would stand with the majority of Iowa Republicans.
To any clear-thinking person a win for the Yes vote is essential: for increased efficiency and time-saving; to save money; to ensure that WAG's ability to govern in the areas of devolved matters is not hindered, as at present.
While it would be a stretch to view these corporate crises as an opportunity, there nevertheless was a set of circumstances where a clear-thinking strategy based on communications infrastructure could have immediately been put into place.
An auxiliary question he explores is why modern studies of Late Antiquity tend to place spiritual aspects at its core, while modern studies of the late Roman frontier and military ignore religious and cosmological elements and imply that clear-thinking military leaders never let such matters influence their defense of the Empire.
CAPTAIN: Andrew Flintoff is a man to follow but when it came to the captaincy the clear-thinking Andrew Strauss should have been in control to allow Flintoff to do what he does best - play freely.