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
Xerox is again sponsoring a website from which you can select and send a Christmas card to a person serving overseas this time of year.
President Obama has settled on his plan for the 'stans'...Pakistan and Afghanistan...and the plan demonstrates the conundrum that is present.
The health care reform bills (really health insurance or health care financing reform bills) in Congress at the moment have been carefully crafted to gain the desired response from the Congressional Budget Office. The response desired was the confirmation that each bill would "bend the curve down" when, in fact, neither bill will do that. Classic government 'smoke and mirrors' if ever there was.