Perhaps the S&P downgrade will be a wake-up call for U.S. politics.
The takeaway is that voters are angry at the status quo and looking to send a wake-up call to Washington.
A new CDC report serves as a wake-up call for the importance of childhood vaccines.
If you want to predict trends in America, whether in politics or products, World Cup mania should serve as a wake-up call.
And if Voss is discouraged by the situation in Washington, it should be a wake-up call for all of us.
For Democrats, this resounding defeat just might be the wake-up call their big and small donors need to start donating again.
For you, Saturn trining Neptune is a wake-up call to document ideas, first, and then punt them out into the universe.
“That first DUI was a bit of a wake-up call, but the breakup had little to do with where my life went,” says Klein.
If this isn't a wake-up call for everybody who thinks they are committed to freedom and democracy, I don't know what will be.
If President Obama plays his cards right, he might even be able to use the downgrade as a “wake-up call.”
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