cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner
Doctors are admonished, through the Hippocratic Oath, to "first, do no harm."
The Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, has put out the word today that the Swine Flu has not been as bad as had been feared. She said that schools were no longer being told to close when a positive case had been found.
President Obama is moving headlong into national control of more and more essential areas of our lives. We have seen nationalization of banks and auto manufacturers and insurers. There is a heavy push going on today for a national health plan that would ultimately wipe out the private sector.