The Smallest Minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. - Ayn Rand
>>Don't expect "cheerful."
Well, of course not; we have not yet had the opportunity to partake of Lord Obama's Free! and Mandatory! national health care lobotomy yet.
You won't be able to see the rainbows and unicorns until you do.
And ~then~ it'll be cheerful. Yer darn jimmy it'll be cheerful then.
Pragmatic? Depressing? Maybe. Pertinent? Thought Provoking? Definitely. Looking forward to it.