sobering

  1. garysher

    America’S Middle Class Crisis: The Sobering Facts

    In the accompanying interview, The Daily Ticker's Aaron Task discusses the state of the middle class with Sherle Schwenninger, director of economic growth and American strategy programs at the New America Foundation. Schwenninger's recent report "The American Middle Class Under Stress" has...
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    Some Sobering And Surprising Statistics

    What Makes Children Learn? by Patrick Buchanan (www.creators.com), printed in the Miami Herald newspaper. "That speaks about who is going to be leading tomorrow." So said Angel Gurria, secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Every three...
  3. CNN

    Obama says new job figures are sobering

    President Obama on Thursday called the nation's latest unemployment figures sobering, but said the economic recession is slowing. More...
  4. garysher

    A Sobering story for beer drinkers

    Club tells pensioner to break wind outside By Matthew Moore and agencies Last Updated: 3:01pm GMT 06/12/2007 A retired bus driver who has drunk in the same social club for 20 years has been told to step outside when he breaks wind, because his flatulence is "disgusting" other customers...