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  • Clinton would make a sober, smart and pragmatic president. Trump would be a catastrophe. (tr)

    09/25/2016 7:01:45 AM PDT · by dayglored · 60 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | Sep 23, 2016 | L.A. Times Editorial Board
    (Original title: Hillary Clinton would make a sober, smart and pragmatic president. Donald Trump would be a catastrophe.) American voters have a clear choice on Nov. 8. We can elect an experienced, thoughtful and deeply knowledgeable public servant or a thin-skinned demagogue who is unqualified and unsuited to be president. Donald J. Trump, a billionaire businessman and television personality, is the latter. He has never held elected office and has shown himself temperamentally unfit to do so. He has run a divisive, belligerent, dishonest campaign, repeatedly aligning himself with racists, strongmen and thugs while maligning or dismissing large segments of...
  • Report: Johnny Manziel plans to go “completely sober” — Friday

    06/29/2016 10:31:48 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 53 replies ^ | June 29, 2016 | Darin Gantt
    Maybe Johnny Manziel is taking seriously all the good advice people keep giving him to clean up his act. At least he says he plans to, after this one sweet kegger he’s throwing in Mexico. Manziel told TMZ that he’s “going completely sober starting July 1st.”
  • List of the top 20 party, sober colleges in the US for 2014

    08/06/2014 8:33:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    KSN.COM ^ | 08/06/2014 | Ryan Newton
    <p>BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation’s top party school.</p> <p>The No. 1 ranking was revealed Monday by The Princeton Review based on a nationwide survey of 130,000 students.</p> <p>Syracuse’s student newspaper ranked second best among the 379 colleges surveyed, and its sports scene, rated third best, likely helped the party mood.</p>
  • On Being Sober and Serious in Seeking Salvation

    08/22/2010 3:52:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 8/21/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    Today’s Gospel is a sobering summons to be serious about our spiritual life.  Now it is a sad fact today that many, if not most people are not serious about their spiritual life. They do not pray, they do not read scripture, do not attend Mass or go to confession. They are playing around and goofing off like life were some big joke. They are often locked in serious and unrepented sin and will not be ready when judgment day comes. It is just a fact.Perhaps you think I am overly pessimistic but I would argue that I am on...
  • Princeton Review ranks top party schools and “stone-cold sober” schools

    08/22/2012 2:55:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    College News ^ | 08/22/2012
    The Princeton Review hits the shelves today with its 2013 edition of The Best 377 Colleges, and the famous top 20 party schools and “stone-cold sober” schools list is back. The company gave around 122,000 students an 80-question survey on academics, administration, campus life, student body and themselves. From there, they named not only the top 20 party schools in the nation, but also the top 20 dry campus schools in the nation. Drum roll everybody…the Princeton Review’s top party school of 2013 is West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. WVU’s year is off to a raging start, reported...
  • Here are the Top party, sober schools from Princeton Review

    08/08/2011 8:43:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    KSBW ^ | 08/01/2011
    Ohio University, set in an Appalachian town known for its rowdy Halloween bashes, has been named the nation's No. 1 party school, pushing the University of Georgia down a slot in the 2011 Princeton Review survey released Monday. Rounding out the top five are No. 3 University of Mississippi, No. 4 University of Iowa and No. 5 University of California Santa Barbara. This year's student survey found that, overall, California does not know how to party. UC Santa Barbara was the only school in California to make the top 20 list. The Princeton Review survey is part of its 2012...
  • Obama Ends Year Tired, Sober

    12/28/2009 11:09:57 PM PST · by nycoem · 50 replies · 1,569+ views
    AP & MiamiHerald ^ | 12/29/09 | AP
    President Barack Obama is ending the year tired - and who could blame him? AP correspondent Julie Pace reports on the multitude of issues that have left the president looking forward to his vacation. (Dec. 29)
  • Obama promises 'sober' budget

    02/21/2009 1:21:45 PM PST · by topfile · 56 replies · 1,312+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, February 21, 2009 | Christina Bellantoni
    President Obama trumpeted the paycheck tax cut portion of his economic stimulus plan Saturday morning, also using his weekly radio address to preview his first federal budget that he said would be "sober" and mindful of the deficit. Mr. Obama said the fiscal year 2010 budget he will submit to Congress on Thursday will be "sober in its assessments, honest in its accounting." The blueprint for all the federal government's spending "lays out in detail my strategy for investing in what we need, cutting what we don't, and restoring fiscal discipline," the president said
  • Latest Hollywood Perk: The Sober Buddy

    09/22/2007 5:12:51 PM PDT · by socal_parrot · 35 replies · 455+ views
    Hollywood is now indulging in a different kind of rehab substitute. It's intense and round the clock sober companionship, aka "The Sober Buddy". Rather than spending the standard 60 to 90 days in a clinic like Promises or Betty Ford, the actor or actress or exec hires a sober companion to keep on track. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, this coach by your side makes sure you stay clean. Such intense monitoring doesn't come cheap, as ABC News-- which claims Owen Wilson has a sober buddy -- found out from Douglas Caine, founder of Sober Champion with...
  • Nicotine 'Sobers Up' Drunk Rats

    07/28/2006 7:40:22 PM PDT · by elkfersupper · 35 replies · 1,235+ views ^ | 7/28/06 | Lawrence Taylor
    Cigarettes could slash blood-alcohol levels, making smokers drink more. A new study helps to explain why smokers tend to have boozier nights out than non-smokers. The work, done in rats, shows that a heavy dose of nicotine can cut blood-alcohol levels in half. If cigarettes similarly lower intoxication in people, it could mean that smokers need to drink more than non-smokers to get the same buzz... To mimic more closely the effect in human drinkers, (Texas A&M researcher Wei-Jung) Chen and his colleagues studied the effects of binge drinking in adult rats. They injected rats' stomachs with a dose of...
  • Sober driver flees police drink check, crashes

    01/16/2006 7:43:55 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 159+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 1/16/06 | Reuters
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese driver, afraid of having to take a breath-test, fled a police drink-driving checkpoint even though he was well under the legal alcohol limit, but ended up crashing his car. The 44-year-old man drove through the checkpoint on a road in the western Japanese city of Ikeda late Wednesday. Pursuing police officers found the car about half a mile away, upside down in a dry riverbed below the road. The driver, who suffered light injuries to his legs, was sitting beside the vehicle. "I'd been drinking, so I fled," the Mainichi newspaper quoted the man as...
  • IMUS: DEALERS TOO SLOW - Will Vanity Fair Interview Be Host's Undoing?

    01/08/2006 11:05:28 AM PST · by chuckpez · 3 replies · 1,384+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | January 8th, 2006 | Brian Maloney
    Could February's Vanity Fair interview finally result in crusty curmudgeon Don Imus's undoing? Just days after the New York Post revealed he spent a chunk of it trashing his fellow MSNBC hosts, other excerpts emerging today paint an even uglier picture of radio and cable's most notorious rambling weirdo. To top it off, the AP reports today that Imus kicked his cocaine habit not due to the horrible damage it inflicts on addicts and their loved ones, but because drug dealers were too slow to show up with more junk! .........................snip...........................
  • Dems demand FDR impeachment (Hillary remains sober voice in RAT crazed minded lynch mob fury)

    01/06/2006 8:42:08 PM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies · 889+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | 1/06/06 | Dave Weinbaum
    Dems demand FDR impeachment By Dave Weinbaum Jan. 6, 2006 Those on the Bubble Should beware of the Pinheads The New Year has arrived and blood is gushing through semi frozen rivers. Democrats, mouths frothing, are closing in on GWB with impeachment frenzy on crazed minds. Even in their lynch mob fury a few sobering voices can be heard. "An impeachment, to be effective, must have precedent for high crimes and misdemeanors", said Hillary referring to her experiences on the Watergate staff and staff wife to Bill during his excellent impeachment adventure. Hillary convinced DNC head, the distinguished Dr....
  • New Sober Worm Spoofs FBI, CIA Spreads Fast

    11/22/2005 5:33:41 PM PST · by Eagle9 · 52 replies · 1,938+ views
    TechWeb News ^ | November 22, 2005 | Gregg Keizer
    A new variation of the long-running Sober worm uses extremely effective tactics to trick users into infecting their PCs, security companies said Tuesday, including posing as messages from the FBI and CIA. Sober.w -- called Sober.x by Symantec, and Sober.z by Sophos and F-Secure -- is spreading rapidly, said security experts, fast enough for vendors to have amplified their threat levels Tuesday. Symantec raised its warning to a "3" in its 1 through 5 scale, the first time since the Zotob outbreak in August that the Cupertino, Calif.-based anti-virus vendor has taken a worm to that threat level. "The rate...
  • Subject of Taped Beating Says He Was Sober

    10/11/2005 12:20:19 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 186 replies · 3,969+ views ^ | 10 11 05 | RACHEL LA CORTE
    NEW ORLEANS - A retired elementary teacher who was repeatedly punched in the head by police in an incident caught on videotape said Monday he was not drunk, put up no resistance and was baffled by what happened. Robert Davis said he had returned to New Orleans to check on property his family owns in the storm-ravaged city, and was out looking to buy cigarettes when he was beaten and arrested Saturday night in the French Quarter. Police have alleged that the 64-year-old Davis was publicly intoxicated, a charge he strongly denied as he stood on the street corner where...
  • Sober worm's success tied to antivirus weakness

    05/12/2005 1:17:33 PM PDT · by holymoly · 7 replies · 759+ views
    ComputerWorld ^ | MAY 12, 2005 | Matthew Broersma
    It uses a new technique to avoid virus software scans The longevity of the current Sober worm may be largely due to a new technique it uses to evade virus scans, according to antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab Ltd. The worm, variously labeled Sober.P, Sober.S, Sober.O and Sober.V by different companies, continues to circulate in large numbers; it made up 84% of all virus traffic as of Monday, according to Lynnfield, Mass.-based virus lab Sophos PLC. While researchers have attributed its success to the fact that it circulates in both English and German, and to its use of free World Cup...
  • If You Suspect You Might Have A Drinking Problem (An Open Letter)

    12/11/2004 5:37:20 AM PST · by RobFromGa · 518 replies · 17,088+ views
    RobFromGa | December 11, 2004 | RobFromGa
    To Any Person Who Suspects They May Have a Drinking Problem, I have written this to describe my experiences of the past 14 months as I have worked to resolve my drinking problem. Everyone is different and I do not propose to be an expert on this topic, but I have my own personal experience and I am sharing it in the hope that it might help someone else to solve this problem and change their life. I have now been sober for 14 months without a drop of alcohol. This is not a long time as compared to over...
  • My Name Is Rush L.

    10/13/2003 9:17:12 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 131 replies · 289+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 10/14/03 | Lawrence Henry
    My salvation and my honor come from God alone. He is my refuge, a rock where no enemy can reach me.-- Psalms 62:7 (NLT) I got sober in the summer of 1983, in Anchorage. I was playing six nights a week with a rock and roll band in the lounge of one of the town's flossiest hotels, so when I walked into my first AA meeting, everybody knew who I was. And when I stopped boozing and drugging, because I was living with the band, everybody at work knew what I had done. I was not anonymous at all. In...