Democratic Underground

Archives: June 29, 2009

Anybody know where I can get a set of fipple norks?

I swear


But WAIT!! There's (no) more! Billy Mays dead (Or Billy Maze)

World Exclusive - Laptop Transformer

New Honduran Leader Sworn In

Scott Horton: Where Iran's Regime Learned Its Tricks

(Ousted)Zelaya is Set to Meet with Chavez in Nicaragua on Monday

Resistance and Repression in Honduras... PHOTOS

Susan Boyle dead.

Newly Appointed Honduras Leader Orders 48-hour Curfew

Today in Bush's Presidency (2001-06-28)

Telesur live coverage of Honduran coup(in Spanish)

The Republican Sex-Scandal Flowchart

So you figure out that a friend is having an affair.

The dick-tator wasn't even born in Honduras! He was born in Italy.


New Rule (re: MJ)

Perfect gift for Republican Chickenhawks in your life- Pay to Hunt Somali Pirates!

Michael Jackson’s ‘Simpsons’ Legacy

About those Beatles songs

Everybody STOP! DYING! NOW!

Coca-Cola's Troubling History: Drug Addicts, Nazis and MLK's Condemnation

This just in!!!

Anyone watching the BET awards show

I support the ousting of the dictatorial Honduran ex-President

Dear Mods - Please BAN any more Michael Jackson post

Report critical of Alaska's relationship with oil industry!

An open missive to John Edwards

PARTY ANIMAL: Bear breaks into SoCal home, steals chocolates, attempts to pop the Bubbly

Let's play scenario. Bush is still in office and refuses to leave...

Coble, Miller(my rep) head to Russia

I Love You, Man (as a Friend)

AARP Magazine: 8 Myths About Healthcare Reform

Night and Moonlight

The 2004 electability issue revisited

What Will Chavez Do?

DAMN CNN actually found SOME news today

No mention of Honduran coup on CNN

Who gets Madoff's $171 Billion?

Rare Hemisphere Unity in Assailing Honduran Coup

Veterans group with a gripe upends the Stars and Stripes

Veterans group with a gripe upends the Stars and Stripes

Arizona moves to allow concealed guns in bars

A Pennsylvania town tries and fails to restrict a form of exercise. ACLU helps woman win case

Is it something in the water (of S.C.)?

I don't say this often and doubt I will much in the future, but Hugo Chavez is absolutely right

New photos emerging from Iran

WGN is running "Charlie's Angels"

Arizona Moves To Allow Concealed Gun In Bars

Guess who never got around to signing MJ's doc's $150,000/month contract

Raid on Fort Worth Gay Bar

Chavez threatens to invade as Honduran army stages coup

Should minors who post pornographic of themselves on the internet be charged for child pornography?

Is there anyone dead we don't know about yet?

The Republican Sex Scandal Flowchart

The Republican Sex Scandal Flowchart

The Society of the Spectacle

Toronto Star: 12 celebrity victims of the Great Recession

When you need a break, this Summer

Don't assume your favorite fighter(MMA) has health insurance

so apparently the only thing worth doing on DU, and being a good citizen

White House Is Drafting Executive Order to Allow Indefinite Detention; Move Would Bypass Congress

White House Is Drafting Executive Order to Allow Indefinite Detention; Move Would Bypass Congress

Rogue polar bear expert dares challenge consensus on global warming

Latest Green Brief (Iran) From NiteOwl - 6\28

One good thing to say about HBO is it has great documentaries...Shouting Fire...

Ft. Worth police jump the shark

Innovation: Physics brings realism to virtual reality

Keith Richards vs. Cher

A helping hand for addicts

Pondering Prehistoric Melodies

Billy Mays - RIP

Struggling cities cancel Fourth of July fireworks

Who’s in the Alexander Sarcophagus?

Key leaders of Honduras military coup trained in U.S.

Dems to run ads targeting Terry (R-Ne) vote

EFCA Battle Could Soon be Decided

Being a Louisianian I guess it's kind of nice to know

Cap and Trade Free Allowances = Windfall for the Worst Polluters...

Spooky computers closer to reality

I'm watching the BET Award show -

Some GOP lawmakers await Sanford resignation

Israel to build 50 new homes at W.Bank settlement

US Drug War Money Funded Peru Indigenous Massacre

Chris Hedges: The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free

Pawlenty appoints himself as savior of Republican party...

Rhode Island Slavery Legacy Prompting Name Change

If an under-aged hormonal teen posts a nude pic...

Argentine Woman Admits Relationship With SC Gov.

File under: "We knew this wasn't true"--Fox News/RW meme on ACORN name change

Twitterers only...Demund "Twibe" started on Twitter

US Appoints Envoy to Muslim World

***Celebrity Solstice Death-Fest '09 Is Over***

A Plan to Stem Foreclosures, Buried in a Paper Avalanche

Eliot Spitzer on GEM$NBC right now

OMFG - WJ - it's Peter Brookes from the Heritage Foundation

It's Really Dana Milbank Who is a D*ck

Honduras' Dictator-for-a-Day Rails vs. Obama & Chávez, Declares Martial Law

Schwarzenegger Has California Over a Barrel

Burma VJ is an amazing film!

If the CIA is behind what's going on in Iran and Honduras, are they operating

Is Britney Spears dead or not? Some people yesterday said she was dead but others thought she

Honduras under curfew after coup - Al Jazeera says Zelaya has little support

Toyota develops technology for brain waves to steer wheelchair

Who Is The Best At Selling Worthless Crap?

Columbus Zoo Director Dies Suddenly At 51

Obama Tried To Stop Honduras Coup

Credibility of US denials of interference in Iran

Billy Mays found dead in Fla Home.

Perhaps Dana Milbank called Nico Pitney a "MIck", assuming Pitney was an Irish name.

CIA Behind Coup in Honduras, Said Chavez

OMG - Rudy on Morning Joe opining about the Sanford affair.

Few see themselves as 'old,' no matter what their age

How GE made billions from the bank bailout

The ONLY thing Ruth Madoff needs to say in her "statement" is

Anne Arundel County GOP Women’s Group Compares Obama to Hitler

Pray for Omarion.

BREAKING: Ron Popeil Is not DEAD

Too much white on the MSNBC graphics.

Will the GOP use the SCOTUS New Haven decision to whip its base into a blotchy-faced racist frenzy?

Now Chambliss/rethugs have put a 'hold' on Cass Sunstein

New MSNBC morning show: "Morning Meeting" with Dylan Ratigan

Ministry leader building $4m home in western SC

911 Truthers are jerks!

Analysis: Obama scores major victory on climate

24/7WallStreet: With Unemployment Moving To 9.6%, Economic Impact Of Jobs Is Just Beginning

Cheney Worried That Iraq Withdrawal Will ‘Waste’ The Sacrifice By U.S. Troops

Bailout of U.S. Banks Gives British Rum a $2.7 Billion Benefit

Eliot Spitzer is on MSNBC having a great time....

Impressionist, Vegas headliner Fred Travalena dies

Jesus Christ in a Kit Kat bar!

India wilts as monsoon fears grow (will they have enough food or NOT)

"Iran and Leftist Confusion"

Repubs rush to rid themselves of Bush legacy...

Michael Jackson's mother files petition seeking legal guardianship of her son's three children, CNN

Fundies: Bay Area school district forcing Teh Gay on students

Dear Media: Madoff won't "die" in prison. He'll "live" in prison until he "dies" of natural causes.

PICTURES: Prehistoric European Cave Artists Were Female

Alex's Meat

Bizarro world continues: Spiritual adviser: 'Darkness' gripped Sanford

DN ...Coup in Honduras: Military Ousts President Manuel Zelaya, Supporters Defy Curfew

TMZ: Autopsy Shows Billy Mays Had No Head Trauma

A man denied a blood test, because of a seven dollar debt.

Misleading Fox Nation Headline Implies That Climate Change Bill Is Treason

So I think the MSC will rule in favor of Al Franken this week.

Venice Gets its First Female Gondolier

Coleman Becomes Butt of Late Night Jokes

Gov. Sanford's hypocrisy tops even Newt's

Joe Jackson (Michael's dad) uses CNN to promote sleazy producer.

Blame the Devil for the Things You Do:Sanford

Bernie Madoff gets 150 years!

Helen Thomas interview on CBC

It's Noon- am I watching the Today Show with Dr. Nancy on MSNBC???

Rep.Foxx seeks birthday checks

So are CNN, Fux or GEMNC twittering about the right wing

Why did MSNBC put Dylan Ratigan on following Morning Joe??

Farming Jobs Being Picked Clean by U.S. Residents

Finally figured out who Sanford reminds me of

Something that bothers me...If Mjj was full of pills and nothing else, he would have thrown up

Madoff's wife issues BS statement

R.I.P. Billy Mays...

Did Israel And Bush Admin Have “Understanding” On Settlements? Even Bushies Say No.

They are selling 84-year-old Irene Leary's home out from under her today. Can you help? (from ACORN)

Things the School of the Americas is famous for...TORTURE..RAPE..MASS MURDER!

"World Exclusive The Last Pictures The Official Tribute Issue With Special Free Souvenir DVD"

"...expect... Justices will consider the Troy Davis... later today."

Cleared by a jury, man is labeled a terrorist and detained by Immigration cops!

Public-Option is to the Co-Op Plan as....

Crist Had Plenty of Time for Work on Honeymoon

Would you drop your Doctor if you knew he/she is a member of the AMA?

Religionism is Bad for The Moral Fabric of Society. Is it time to bring back the lions?

"Score One For Planet Earth"

Feds Indict White Supremacists in Arizona Bombing

George Carlin - Staying Sane in an Insane World

Obama Has the Power and Responsibility to Help Restore Democracy in Honduras

Is it WAR yet?

For every one job that opens in America, there are five people waiting to fill it

BREAKING NEWS: Iran's elections oversight body declares presidential vote valid after limited recoun

BREAKING NEWS: Iran's elections oversight body declares presidential vote valid after limited recoun

Please explain: How Madoff gets 150 years and ENRON fuckers get a slap on the wrist.

The father is speaking

Solar X-rays may create DNA building blocks on Titan

How long after Mark Sanford leaves office before he becomes a regular Fox News commentator?

Our medical system sucks

San Francisco Chronicle: Fiscal crisis puts Prop. 13 up for discussion

Dallas-Ft. Worth Gay Community Upset After Reported Bar Raid

Dallas-Ft. Worth Gay Community Upset After Reported Bar Raid

If you want to support Lt. Dan Choi (DADT) with an online letter so he

NYC hit by nerd job rob (city $$ for Indian hires)

Souter bids goodbye to court colleagues

A Bernie Madoff story I heard today: A long time client/investor

Good to see Nate Silver on GEM$NBC discussing Special Interest Money Means Longer Odds for

Honduras coup has an " amazing and wonderful part"!

Five years from now...

Narco News: Correction: Honduran Presidential Candidate Is Still Alive

The GOP's "raison d'etre"?

The real sin of Gov. Sanford selling hatred of what he too is guilty of ... LOVE

Racist Rush is at it again (and the sky is blue, and the sun came up)...

Single Payer, Single Pool?

As reported by Thom Hartmann ... Tom Daschle GOES ROGUE

Ruth Madoff Statement: I Feel 'Betrayed And Confused'

Obama To Hold Performance Review With All American Workers

Honduras' First Full Day Under Coup Rule

Air America... Montel Williams?

Who are the House Dems who voted to weaken the Energy Bill?

Grandpa Simpson checks in to the local paper with a rant about the DTV transition.

How academia wasted $105 billion of cancer research money


MRFF Demands DoD Revoke Authority of Chaplain Endorser Who Suggested Democrats Should Be Executed

Air Force Test Fires Missile(ICBM) From CA Coast(Hits Targets 4,200 miles away)

Presstv says American troops have entered Iran in an attempt to take over an Iranian oil field

150 Years for Maddoff....

Vitter Fundraising Letter Doesn't Mention Protecting Marriage

Vitter Fundraising Letter Doesn't Mention Protecting Marriage

Joe Jackson denies burial will be at Neverland Ranch..

Heard on M$NoBodyCares, "Coming up the latest on Micheal Jackson's death".

A Few Thoughts on the Coup in Honduras

Please help Pennsylvania defeat Arlen Specter and Elect Joe Sestak.

Since the coup leader is from the School of Americas or WHINSEC I thought people might be interested

Since the coup leader is from the School of Americas or WHINSEC I thought people might be interested

HOLY SHIT! Supremes reverse Sotomayor on firefighter case!

Donna Smith (of "SiCKO"): Healthcare Horror: Care Denied Over $7 Debt for Insured Patient

At 25 cents per prison hour, Madoff will earn back his $68B Ponzi bucks in only 17 billion hrs. USA!

Do the right and the left both see the 5th Amendment as toilet paper?

Joe Jackson = Noah Cross (John Huston) from Chinatown...

Save yourself some time, fill in the blanks (New posting form)

Discouraging automobile usage is a Third Rail of American political life

No Recession at Our Local Apple Computer Store

Madrid strips Franco of honorary titles

Christopher Hitchens banned from speaking at Air Force Academy

Cleared by a jury, man is labeled a terrorist and detained by Immigration cops !

Letter from MoveOn, Fix the Energy Bill?

Glitch. n/t

Can somebody explain the conservative fixation of ACORN to me?

Billy Mays, is this really national news?

Michele Bachmann: "the climate-change bill a government takeover of "every aspect" of people's lives

Is the Minnesota Supreme Court taking an abnormally long time to rule on Franken?

This article serves to explain an awful lot

Janet Jackson makes emotional speech at BET Awards about fallen brother Michael Jackson

Janet Jackson makes emotional speech at BET Awards about fallen brother Michael Jackson

Help with Clean Energy Bill

Dropping like flies - Impressionist Fred Travelena is dead at 66

Dropping like flies - Impressionist Fred Travelena is dead at 66

Not the best weekend to find out Mr. Elehhhhna has lymphoma....

Politicians in RI and NC want to tax

In weight measurements - how much is a stone?

I'm starting to get worried

Thousands of miles of 'working things out'

Solar disarray (Florida)

Heat Problems: Cement Buckling, Trees Dropping (A hugh 20 foot oak) CA is being freeped!

Heat Problems: Cement Buckling, Trees Dropping (A hugh 20 foot oak) CA is being freeped!

Heat Problems: Cement Buckling, Trees Dropping (A hugh 20 foot oak) CA is being freeped!

Supreme Court quashes 9/11 lawsuit against Saudis

Scalia breaks ranks, slams Bush officials on bank regulation

Scalia breaks ranks, slams Bush officials on bank regulation

Are there any Dem Reps or Sens who support DADT?

Death toll in Oklahoma turnpike crash rises to 10

Pride Weekend Anti-Gay Assault in NYC Leaves Man Bloodied, Beaten

50 Facts About Michael Jackson That Made Him A Legend (just posting a few)

Coup leader in Honduras a graduate of Pentagon-run military academy, School of the Americas.

Thank Goddess: Redmond O'neal will be allowed to attend his mom' s funeral

Scalia breaks ranks, slams Bush officials on bank regulation

wom·en, noun, plural of woman: "Article Alludes To Sanford Multiple Affairs"

Oh, bite me, Chuck Todd

Automakers scrap diesel plans

Du'ers supporting fascism? WTF?

Du'ers supporting fascism? WTF?

You are going to love this: Bill Clinton did it... The economy

Most loathsome poll.

EPA May Have Suppressed Report Skeptical Of Global Warming

Alex Jones and Michelle Bachman together again for the first time!

Did Madoff work alone?

Is it time to take to the streets over healthcare reform? Do we see an

15 Percent Of Teens Think They'll Die Young

It is time that we draw a line in the sand.

Toyota to consider offering PRIUS to GM???

Jackson's family moves quickly to take charge

The Dumbass Duo......Which state is cursed with the worst pair of Senators?

Bernie Behaving Badly? Corrections Officials in Quandary

Open Left: The Recovery Myth

I have 3 counts of aggravated assault on my police record.

Katherine Jackson goes to Target for toys and sleeping bags

Deepak Chopra's tribute to his friend, Michael Jackson

Cheney says GOP presidential bench still strong (CNN)

From the "heart" of Red-Country: I asked a Bible waving, sexual fascist, hate-monger what

chuck todd is the worse stand-in ever for chris mattnews on hardball

Who else fears for the safety of MJ's alleged victims?

Maybe I'm callous, but I really don't feel a lot of sympathy for Madoff's victims

Health-Care Market Characterized By Consolidation, Not Competition

Woman accepts chips for sex, she's arrested, Frito Lays employee goes free

Robert Reich on Universal Health care. He says the public wants it..why isn't it being done?

MUST SEE Guckert Vid

Glenn Beck's anti-intellectualism is simply stunning...

Krugman: The Climate Change Deniers in Congress are Killing Us

I'm told we can't afford universal health care. I call bullshit on that!

Egypt Mummy Has Sex Changed


Bernie Madoff Apologists...... Check In !

You guys may have seen this already: Video of "Stand by Me" made with American and Iranian musicians

Honduras Coup: According to the website School of The Americas Watch the general

"Troy Davis - safe at least until September!"

12 Year Old Bullrider killed by bull at rodeo Colorado

Now THIS is the change I voted for:

U.S. support for dictactors

The Death Penalty: For or Against?

National HealthCare Co-opted By A Co-Op: That's The Rug You Feel Being Pulled From Under Your Feet.

Support Dan Choi - His trial comes up tomorrow, he could use some more help.

FOX News has devolved into direct response marketing during Glenn Beck. BIG RED FLASHING 'CALL NOW!'

Lynndie England, 2009 "Haunted" Edition: "I don't have a social life ... I sit at home all day"

$2.775 billion in US aid supports Israeli nuclear weapons program

WSJ Calls Charlie Crist "the Republican Barney Frank"

This Level of Stupid Drives Me CRAZY!!!

Lobbying = Legalized Bribery

Chuckie Todd running and ruining Hardball...

When Partner Abuse Isn't a Bruise But a Pregnant Belly

Question about the 1988 Presidential campaign, Douche Sr., and civil rights...


My Little Margie Is Dead.. I Can't go on.

My Little Margie Is Dead.. I Can't go on.

Car chases should be outlawed!

Why Dennis Kucinich Opposed Watered-Down Global Warming Legislation

Stimulus money boosts health clinics serving poor

Swedish parents keep 2-year-old's gender secret

College grads getting left with low-level jobs

Top Tennis player blames shocking loss on "women's problems!"

It Could Be Another YEAR Before Franken Is Seated

Report: 85 percent of indicted locally elected officials under the Bush administration were Dems

Report: 85 percent of indicted locally elected officials under the Bush administration were Dems

The Iran/Pakistan Pipeline Deal IS A Big Deal. What will be our response?

Dan Choi goes on trial in 18 hours. They're about 10,000 shy of the 100,000 signatures he wants to

47,000 senior falls in U.S. tied to walkers, canes

47,000 senior falls in U.S. tied to walkers, canes

So is Affirmative Action now dead?

The Upper Middle Class is Preventing Single Payer – Not the Way You Think

If the two-party system won't sit down at the table and WORK IT OUT

Honduras and the center right split brain syndrome

Obama Is Breaking Another Promise

$100K a year, and still in serious trouble from health care problems

Generic GOP scandal checklist:

News Quiz: What happened in Honduras?

Justices Refuse To Hear Case Over Protests At Soldiers' Funerals (Westboro Baptist)

Would you attend a wedding if the bride and groom opposed gay marriages?

Revisited: Coup in Haiti

Does anyone have MSNBC in HD?

Ignorance and Greed are powerful allies

Fein: Obama 'shuts his eyes' to 'open confessions' of Bush-era war crimes

Top Torture Lawyers Still in Government

A public service announcement from the truckers of America

A public service announcement from the truckers of America

My mother refused to put her dog to sleep and it scares the sh*t out of me (please read).

I smell bitter disappointment for the RW re: Honduras.

Dianne Feinstein: Criticism From Left On Health Care “Doesn’t Move Me One Whit”

Honduras, Zelaya and a chance for Obama to reveal his true colors.

Polywell Proton Boron fusion reactor approved

US funds Polywell Fusion as ITER bogs down

What do do? Can't find a doctor!

Huge victory for equal rights, labor rights, and justice

Debbie Rowe says she doesn't want the children

Urban farming movement 'like a revolution' (CNN)

I'm surprised how much I like The Ed Show

Obama is where he is today because of Billy Mays

World Exclusive - Laptop Transformer

VNV Nation is coming to a venue 5 minutes' walk from my house!

The BET Awards Online (feed)

We Didn't Start the Flame War

apparently there's been a big jump in sales of mj CDs. those buyers could save themselves alot of

I just got back from Denver's Pridest celebration

Susan Boyle dead.

need advice for a trip to Africa

so the teevee producer guy i've done in-kind stuff for put me on the list for this premiere party

I have become the "Poop Whisperer"

Tonight's Lullaby: Faith No More - Woodpeckers From Mars

Are you watching BET awards tonight? Supposedly tribute to Michael. Don't see it.

i'd like the datasuspect brand to reflect a kinder, gentler datasuspect

It is what it is... is it?

I never really liked Candid Camera...

i could waltz across texas with you

Have you ever been timesick?

Who's PUI???

Wilford Brimley critiques Star Trek Generations

Star Trek: The Sexed Generation

I'm dead. I just died. OUIJA

D minor is really the saddest of all the keys.

Schubert's Piano Trio in E Flat

Oh, WOW, man.

Anybody know where I can get a set of nipple forks?

First Contact - best review ever!

When the robots rise up to destroy mankind, this dog may be our only hope...

I would be happy to, sir!

When do the miscreants return to the Lounge?

Chopin's Nocturne

Mozart's Requiem

Queensryche - Silent Lucidity


Flying Lotus - Robert Flack Feat. Dolly

Lauryn Hill - Sweetest Thing

Stacy Epps - Deep

Dwele - Holla

Love the Foo Fighters, love the song.

Just saw Penham 123. Pretty professional work all around. I'd give it

Jamiroquai - Love Foolosophy (Live)

Ge-ology Feat. Yukimi Nagano - Blues Alley

Delibes' Lakme Flower Duet

Has anyone ever immigrated to Australia...

Whoever invented wallpaper should be burning in HELL right now

Corner Of The Earth (Good Night)

Billy Mays is yelling on tv right now.

Real or...?

I'm watching WBME on cable right now...

The Portsmouth Sinfonia - The Hallelujah Chorus

The Portsmouth Sinfonia - The Hallelujah Chorus

Florence Foster Jenkins - Murder on the High C's

Gaetano Donizetti - Lucia di Lammermoor

Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata

Michael Jackson Acapella songs

Bernie Green Plays More Than You Can Stand In Hi-Fi

And now for something different

I am watching To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything Julie Newmar on Youtube.

Psycho and the Birds

Bach, "Little" Fugue (G minor)

It's another one of those pictures that's running around by e-mail.

Bucks in a Box

Is Britney Spears dead or not? Some people yesterday said she was dead but others thought she

Who Is The Best At Selling Worthless Crap?

Anyone heard of rifftrax?

I'm addicted to

YouTube: Fred Flintsone & Barney Rubble in the Joe Pesci "head in a vise" scene from "Casino"

Woohoo just bought 30.00 of roman candles for the 4th!!

"Don't cry for me, Appalachia / The truth is I never hiked you..."

Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto 1 - B Flat Minor

sometimes it's hard to be a woman

Took Tom Cruise with The Family to Portage Glacier (pic heavy)

What Did Richard Nixon Eat?

Good morning Lounge

Does anyone remember the book "Jane-Emily"?

My entire body is sore at the moment.

Do you need discount meds or know somebody that does?

Please Explain the Celeb Obsession to me

Poll question: Do you Cousin It in the lounge?

Placebo - the group, not the fake drug

Men: How do you feel when women check out your 'package'?

PORPOISES: How do you feel when a shark comments on your dorsal fin?

The It is better than the Nip.

Alex's Meat

Librarians: How do you feel when people check out your 'books?'

I used to think the Oak Ridge Boys were singing 'Hellfire Up'

Another job I didn't get...

Is this a buzzard?

"Instead" by Madeleine Peyroux, my current earworm. Yours?

BREAKING: Ron Popeil IS not DEAD

Let's talk ML Baseball...past vs present...

Winner of the ugliest dog contest

cute overload...sleepy boxer puppies

Three Minutes to Fort Totten - WaPo re: Metro Crash. A moving article.

Men: How do you feel when boobs check out your women?

Men: How do you feel when boobs check out your women?

Any fans of the singer Hanne Hukkelberg?

Headlines in Brazil, June 29:

Rare Dylan (While he's still with us--hopefully for another 68 years)

Jesus Christ in a Kit Kat bar!


What's on your party playlist?

Father's, Daughters, Aquariums and VISA = very cool commercial

I never got to see Billy Mays dip his beard in Oxyclean solution.

MST3K Fans: The scoop on the upcoming (July 7) "Mystery Science Theater 3000: XV" DVD set

I just tipped the scales at 198.4

In Kirk Douglas's defense, Catherine Zeta-Jones' breasts were staring at him first

OH YEAAAAA I am going to the Chicago/Earth Wind and Fire joint concert

How will Billy Mays be honored? Somehow, a moment of silence doesn't seem appropriate.

Guys, how do you feel when other guys are checkining out yours wife's or girlfriend's boobs.

Actual Superheroes. Many of them serious.

Took a Cruise with The Family to Portage Glacier (pic heavy)

A Polywell fusion primer. Disrupt this technology.

Check in if you've seen any of the bands that played Woodstock....

Attn: July birthdays and anniversaries!!

It's going to feel strange, going to work today

Wow - just watched a chipmunk attack and run off with a baby wren.

Can someone explain the function of placemats?

Hi everybody! Just a friendly greeting...

So I visited New England for the first time

Funny craigslist post re: unknown fruit

Just to show how strange I am...

My 6-Year Old Doesn't Have A Middle Name

Interesting Michael Jackson YouTube, insight into his creative process:

No good deed goes unpunished #26: A former client of mine and her husband invited a 19 year old

A real story about fake boobs

Obama's stimulus plan is gonna make me drink a lot of liquor,....

RIP Fred Travalena

ABS - worth it?

I feel like chopping all my hair off.

What inane thread should I post?

Will the world spin off its axis if 24 hours goes by without one of the 3 cats or dog puking?

So I wanted to go camping for my birthday,

Monday, June 29th. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

LIstening to Chicago god they are good and musically talented

Caption this photo

Apparently Joe Jackson has done something I never thought possible...

The forecast for the next week? Rain through the week.

My friend is having a baby! But she's having issues with an item...

The word of the day is "chicken boobs". Replace any word in a thread title with "chicken boobs".

Do you fester in the lounge?

Request for famous Lounge vibes.

Dylan tunes that were NAILED by someone else!

Seriously, no matter how gifted your child is let them have a childhood

I am a bad person

My Review of "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

Game over, over...Neil Young and McCartney together from last night

The Avengers and The Prisoner - shows from the 60's

Time to play the Wikipedia game again

True Blood fans check in **** Spoilers ****

What is your favorite Alfred Hitchcock movie??

What's the best bargain you've ever found at a garage sale or thrift store?

What is your favorite TV drama show?

Am I the only one who keeps getting confused every time I see the name "Joe Jackson" in the media?

Who Would Get Your Vote As The "Greatest Person To Ever Walk the Planet"?

REAL MEN: How do you feel when women check out your 'mancannon'?

Last week I was diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder and generalized anxiety disorder

Monday kitten picture

Narwhals, How do you feel when other whales are checking out your tusk.

Stuff that just disappears. You know--

I used to think ________________ was spelled ________________.

I am planning a romantic evening for hubby tonight

I went on a book buying binge yesterday and here's my list. Any other suggestions?

GUYS: How do you feel when a women comments on your ass?

Speaking of boobs,

Women: How do you feel when women check out your boobs?

If I Could Change One Thing I've Done In My Life, I Would...

If you could have 50lbs of anything, what would it be?

What about this Sirius stuff?

Optical Illusion (blind spot)

Why do men have nipples?

What is your superpower?

Some Pride Pictures

114 degrees today

Disney Dining recommendations wanted

What is the best and worst city in your state.

We need a happy thread! Post something nice about the last person to post in this thread. :^)

How about a random photo thread - post 'em if you've got 'em

If you flip over the rock of American foreign policy of the past century, this is what crawls out…


Honduran Military Assassinates Leftist Presidential Candidate

Reportan muerte de líder popular al resistir arresto en Honduras

Sec. Clinton on Honduras Coup

Billy Mays, OxiClean pitchman, found dead

Iran 'frees (5 out of 9) British embassy staff'

A Plan to Stem Foreclosures, Buried in a Paper Avalanche

Pope: Scientific analysis done on St. Paul's bones

Swiss bust child pornography ring (spanning 78 countries)

Income-based repayment of federal student loans widened

Influential Iranian cleric (Rafsanjani): Vote fallout a 'tangled mess'

Abu Ghraib scandal haunts W.Va. reservist

Janet Jackson makes emotional speech at BET Awards about fallen brother Michael Jackson

Gay groups back federal challenge to marriage ban

Gay groups back federal challenge to marriage ban

Karzai: Afghan guards employed by US killed police

Madoff's day of reckoning

Heavy military presence seen in Honduras

Madoff gets 150 years

Chinese President Hu to attend G8 meeting in Italy, along with other developing nations

Liberty Rally: TN Teabaggers Unite Today at Noon at Legislative Plaza

Ricci reversed, 5-4

Iraq's VP Hashemi to boycott oil tenders

India says fired at from Pakistan side, 1 killed

Ahmadinejad: Neda's death is 'suspicious'

Pawlenty may certify Franken if battle drags out

Honduran army cuts media after military coup

Hondurans in South Florida express support for shake-up

Vancouver rock idol Terry Black dies at 60

Fireworks over Baghdad as Iraqis take over cities

Jackson's mother files for custody of his three kids

Sen. Tester's mother dies

Bernard Madoff is sentenced to 150 years in prison for multibillion-dollar fraud scheme.

Not Another....Impressionist, Vegas headliner Fred Travalena dies

Justices delay decision on Georgia death row inmate’s appeal (Troy Davis)

It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado

India faith leaders: Anti-gay law must stay

Khmer Rouge survivor testifies

Cheney fears Iraq withdrawal will 'waste' U.S. sacrifices

Deadly pneumonia in swine-flu outbreak hit young hard

Survey: Heavy layoffs to continue

Iraqis rejoice as U.S. troops leave Baghdad

Conyers quits in wake of guilty plea

JPMorgan Tightens Grip on Equity Sales by Selling Own Shares

Obama to host reception for LGBT community

Supreme Court rejects Sept. 11 victims' bid to hold Saudi Arabia, princes liable for attacks


First on the CNN Ticker: Calls mount for Sanford to step down

Sanford: I will not resign from office

(California city) El Monte considers bankruptcy

Justices refuse to hear case over protests at soldier funerals

Viareggio Train Station: Collision in Italy

Obama Picks Camp David Church -- Not a D.C. Congregation

McCain: 'Unions are running a lot of this administration'

Partial recount said to confirm Ahmadinejad as victor in Iran

U.S. Interior Dept designates solar energy zones

Honduran Military Reportedly Assassinated Leftist Presidential Candidate

Jackson's mother awarded guardianship of his children

TV pitchman Billy Mays had heart disease, coroner says

Swine flu 'shows drug resistance'

Candidate to confront deputies over raid

Obama: Honduran coup 'not legal'

Swiss Banks Shun Americans as U.S. Compels Disclosure

Car park 'collapses' in US city

Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora calls for U.S. Justice Department to investigate

Top CIA lawyers to face legal complaints related to torture of detainees

Arizona moves to allow concealed guns in bars

For modest earners, relief repaying student loans

Army overthrows Honduras president, protests erupt

Study finds widening generation gap in US

Court rules for white firefighters over promotions

Beck Concedes The BatshitCrazy Crown To Bachmann!

Georgia State Senator supports Single Payer

Ed. Sec. Arne Duncan Pushes to Aggressively Expand Charter Schools While Admitting Problems 1 of 2

Crowd Chant "Death to the Dictator" at Large Protest in Kermanshah City, Western Iran (06/27/09)

Large Crowd Outside Tehran's Bagha Mosque Chanting "Death to Khamenei" (?) - 06/28/09

Stevie Wonder sheds tears for MJ.

Michael Jackson's Father Interviewed On BET Awards Red Carpet

Dramatic Michele Bachmann

Faith No More Reunited!

Auto-Tune the News # 4

Footage from above: Basij indiscriminately firing into crowd below (06/28/09 - apparently)

Day Of Reckoning For Madoff - Bloomberg

The Week In Cartoons 06/28

Time Capsule: "The Dark Knight and Ron Paul"

Philippines Prison's Michael Jackson Tribute (VIDEO)

Peggy 'Magic Dolphins' Nooners sez GOP just needs to go to confession more

Republicans Lie, Cheat, & Steal

Glenn 'Cuckoo's Nest' Beck plays w/ turtles & their urine, denounces government

Brent Scowcroft responds to reports of Christian missionaries embedding with US troops

Golpe de estado Honduras ¿Se repetirá la historia?

AJ English: The United States' top commander in Mosul warns against the withdrawal of troops

Janet Jackson speaking about her brother at the 09 BET awards

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa on Democracy Now 6/29/2009 1 of 3

Sanford Says He Understands Calls for Resignation, Quotes Bible, Says His Part Is To Do Humble Walk

Lawyer Files Bar Complaints Against Torture Lawyers

Sebelius Indicates Willingness To Compromise On Public Plan, Offers Support For Co-Op Proposal

A Poem for Neda Agha-Soltan (Elections and Protest in Iran): By Dr. Rafey Habib

TYT: Kid Pundits On Fox News---Is One The Future O'Reilly?

ANIMATION:The Asterisk President by Ted Rall

Oklahoma Rep. blames sinners for recession, not bankers

Hey Joe Lieberman! The REAL Reason You're Against the Public Option?

TYT: NRA Says We Should Give Guns To Terrorists!

Pastor who had congregration bring their guns to church has his speech up now.

Michael Jackson's POLITICAL Videos - Heal the World / Earth Song / We Are the World

TPMTV: "No bright lines in the sand" on the public option in health care.

Fareed Zakaria's GPS: There's been a military coup d'état in Iran by the Revolutionary Guard in 2009

Is Michele Bachmann Minnesota's Un-Mary Tyler Moore?

An Academic's Labor Helps Fight H-1B Visas

Lloyds 'must stop bringing in Indian staff', says union

Insurance Company Schemes

Honduran military ousts president in coup

Communist Party USA Statement on Honduras Crisis

Honduras, a simple case of is you is or is you aint (David Seaton | TPM)

Hendrik Hertzberg: Stonewall Plus Forty

Got Health Insurance? Fighting for a Public Option Might Just Get You a Raise!

Non Sequitur-from the Sunday funnies

Abu Ghraib scandal haunts W.Va. reservist

The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free

Call It Obstructionism

Watch your back: The H1N1 flu epidemic is not the world's only disease threat.

MUST READ: When a wave of torture and murder staggered a small U.S. ally, truth was a casualty

From Bolivia to Honduras ..Coups and Constitutions

"Republican Treason" Betraying the Planet - By PAUL KRUGMAN

Three Minutes to Fort Totten - WaPo re: Metro Crash

Health-Care Market Characterized By Consolidation, Not Competition

The Nation: Obama's Stonewall

Paul Krugman:Betraying the Planet

The Man in the Mirror (James Howard Kunstler)

Obamas upcoming hush-hush damage control meeting with LGBTQ leaders

Beware God's Messenger in the Fancy Suit When You Pray -- This is good.

A Confused Rush Limbaugh Laments the Loss of TV Pitchman Billy Mays

Washington Times editorial on Sanford last Friday

President Obama, don’t listen to the A.M.A. listen to your own doctor

Eli Lake: Persian Puzzlement -What our spies don't know.

The More Things CHANGE the More They Remain the Same?

Chris Hedges: The Truth Alone Will Not Set You Free

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 367

Obama: The quickly failing president

América Held Hostage: Day Two of the Coup in Honduras

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Time to End False Bipartisanship

NYC hit by nerd job rob (city $$ for Indian hires)

It could be YOU,

African environmental news

Iraq over optimistic on oil, output to fall -IEA

DrumBeat: June 29, 2009

LSU Researchers: Coastal Restoration Efforts Doomed to Fail

Iran-Pakistan Pipeline: Iran's New Economic Lifeline

It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado

Japan to Issue Solicitiation for Development of Microwave-Based Space Solar Power System

3 Polywell Fusion Diaries

Oregon Legislature bans field burning

EPA list shows dangerous coal ash sites found in 10 states-is your state one of them?

The Oil Intensity of Food

The role of Elliott Waves in oil prices

Help with Clean Energy Bill

struggle4progress broke the news they killed a Honduran leftist candidate


Here's the twitter feed I've been watching........

VEN FM Maduro: LatAm has to guarantee defeat of coup in Honduras (hard-hitting statement)

US Officials had Contact with Honduran Military Before Coup

NARCO NEWS: Resistance and Repression in Honduras - incredible PHOTOS

Zelaya has arrived in Managua and received a huge welcome and was met

Communist Party USA Statement on Honduras Crisis

Eva's Updates:NYT Confirms that US Knew Coup was Coming & Worked with Coup Planners

School of Americas graduate is coup leader

Who is John Negroponte and How Did He Hook Up the Honduran Military

Honduran military ousts president in coup (WSWS editorial)

Honduras Amb says Honduran media part of the coup (video)

Cuba Condemns Honduras Coup


WSJ: "Coup Rocks Honduras"

Cuba News Ag. Honduras - ALBA, Solidarity w/Journalists,Honduran Students in Cuba

The key to understanding what's going on in Honduras

Chavez, Leftist Latin American Leaders Back Zelaya

EVA'S UPDATE: MIAMI HERALD - "Hondurans in South Florida Express Support for Shake-Up"

Honduran FM, Patricia Rodas, on her way to Managua to Join ALBA meeting

Honduran Human Rights Activist: We're still occupied by the United States

Brazil's Lula calls for Zelaya return in Honduras

Two Latin American Protests Today, Mon., June 29

(HRW) Honduras: Military Coup a Blow to Democracy

Washington Post: Zelaya: "I'm only here in office thanks to the US"

Telesur TV: Golpistas Issue Order for Capture of Members of

Chavez: "in coming hours, some actors could try to abate the situation in Honduras"


"Micheleti, you are not my President" - The People

Spanish speakers... Is this a good video?

Coincidence?: U.S. Air Force Teams Participate in Honduran Air Show (June 26, 2009)

Some guy on twitter is saying that the Honduras Constitution....

On the way to the Honduran protest -- back later

*** Resource Guide to the Coup in Honduras ***

HONDURAS: One Dead and Two Wounded in Demonstrations

A Few Thoughts on the Coup in Honduras - By Jeremy Scahill

Mass Murderer Uribe is in Washington.. His AGENDA.......

BOREV: WTF, Honduras? (thank goodness for some comic relief

Honduras Protest and a little on the Colombia Protest in DC Today

Obama dice a Uribe que no se reelija

Radio Globo in Tegucigalpa is back on the air

CHAVEZ Calls for Continent-Wide Protests against Honduran Coup

Old Honduran Coup on a Different Stage - "every April 11th has its April 13th"

Finally got back on Telesur TV -they are covering the meeting

TELESUR Journalists Detained in Honduras and Just Released After Mass Int'l. Pressure

Day 2: Coup in Honduras (Eva Golinger)

Narconews issues retraction. Congressman Cesar Ham not dead!

Is this source any good? Says a battalion has risen against coup gov.

OKAY, SPANISH READERS, this is for you: USAID Involvement in Honduran Coup (SP)

Cleaning Up the Mess at Guantanamo

Reportan muerte de líder popular al resistir arresto en Honduras

Politico on Big Ed said Snowe (Maine) is working w/ Schumer - public option as a "fallback" plan!

After the fascist coup in Honduras, can anyone STILL defend the School of the Americas?


Why the President is unwilling to halt DADT suspensions...

Obama's Torture Hypocrisy

Renowned Doctor Says Reform Must "Cut Costs"

High Court Rules for White Firefighters

I really hope that, at some point, this administration stops "playing safe"

I liked Obama's speech on GLBT issues and I am feeling a little better about him on this subject.

Presidential Secret Service Codenames

The "all-or-nothing" strawman

Iraqis jubilantly celebrate U.S. troop withdrawal.

Obama is doing a terrific job

U.S. Transportation Secretary to visit Portland to see streetcar, boost 'sustainable communities'

Cheney opens his manhole cover and spews nonsense again: Iraq withdrawal will "waste" US sacrifices.

Are you part of the "better than nothing" crowd or the "all or nothing" crowd?

White House to Host Online Town Hall on Health Care Reform Wednesday 7/1

Video of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on European reconnaissance mission re High-Speed rail

Lindsey Graham: the GOP's next Great White Hope? The Washington Post thinks so.

The White House sends condolences to Michael Jackson's Family

Supreme Court reconsiders McCain-Feingold

This whole Health Care plan is a FAILURE without a public option!!!

Thread to support President Obama's call for the restoration of the rightful Honduran government

The pre-emptive circular firing squad strawman

Family Research Council launches campaign to boot Kevin Jennings from Dept of Ed.

PHOTOS A Busy Day (June 29)

President Obama and First Lady host Reception for LGBT Pride Month

The "All or Nothings" versus the "Better than Nothings": A Battle Between The Sneetches

Honolulu Star-Bulletin refuses to run WorldNutDaily’s ‘birther’ ad attack against Obama.

Poll-President Obama scores highest marks in global confidence

Note to self.. before going on DU.. take two aspirin, and an ice pack to the back of the neck

Barack Obama campaign claims two top prizes at Cannes Lion ad awards

"Gay Lt. Col to be in uniform at WH ceremony today"

Sebelius Indicates Willingness To Compromise On Public Plan, Offers Support For Co-Op Proposal

The Elephant in the Room: Israel's Nuclear Weapons

Would you vote for Barack Hussein Obama or Lee L. Mercer Jr. in the 2012 primary?

New White House messenger? Ashton Kutcher

Dems warn GOP not to overreach in health care

Private health insurance companies could have CHOSEN long ago to be ethical companies who:

White House thinks staying DADT will release pressure on Congress to pass legislation repealing it.

If a bank wants to racially discriminate, can states do anything about it?

Obamas pick a church

Obama Approval Stays High

The Establishment view of Obama's civil liberties record by Glenn Greenwald

The GOP = EARWORMs.....they have become an ache, an itch...always saying the SAME SHIT....its BORING

The GOP, the Media, Obama and Iran... This is the truth!

“Welcome to your White House”


Time for Iron Man---and WILL

Obama, They Want You to Fail

The "blaming single-payer advocates for the slow progress on healthcare" strawman

White House takes your questions about Health Care Reform (LIVE!!!)

Analysis: Obama scores major victory on climate (AP)

Health care vs. sick care--- By Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders

Great political FAUX Snooze LOL!

Urgent: Another So-Called Food Safety Bill That Must Be Stopped At All Costs‏

Obama: Honduran Ouster Was "Not Legal"

Maybe the Republicans would be more cooperative if healthcare program had a pubic option

Time to End False Bipartisanship by Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation

Specter: Ricci Decision Shows Sotomayor Is Mainstream

White House: Court ruling shows nominee not biased

Clubbing Crist

Resolved: "looking tough" is a useless foreign policy objective for any Democratic administration

New CNN poll, Obama remains steady at 61% approval.

Sick Around the World, the book, a reminder of what Washington wants to forget

"Admin moves to reverse ban on HIV positive individuals entering country"

'Court Fails to Decide on Anti-Hillary Clinton Movie' (Washington Post)

Finally CNN Gets Wise To What The Repugs Have Been Doing The Last 8 Years......

Fox Radio Broadcasts Bigot Pastor Praying for the Death of the President.

'Stonewall Plus Forty' (New Yorker)

I'm watching Geraldo on Fox. MSNBC's weekend programming has

For what it's worth, I'm 95% sure that Barack Obama was an MJ fan back in the day.

Will the ConservaDems obstruction hurt the party, or just them, in 2010/2012

Independents Stay With Obama on Key Issues

VIDEO Paul Krugman v John B. Taylor on origins of the financial crisis and health care plan

Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of gov't.(M.Palin for Pres

Obama Admin Working to Restore President of Honduras

Nebraska Rep. Lobs F-Bomb at D.C. Driver

Can President Obama PLEASE revoke the "no travel to/from Canada without a passport" policy?

MUST WATCH: Krugman Debates Stimulus, Health Care With Conservative Economist

Honduran Congressman Cesar Ham murdered by rightwing coup?

Anyone heard about Telesur TV folks in Honduras being detained?

BoRev: the text of the actual ballot question

HONDURAS: "The CIA Coup You Aren't Supposed to Notice"

Baseball Scores: June 28

Joey Logano youngest Cup race winner in history

Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra.

Nice effort by the Chokers last night

BREAKING-- Cleveland Indians pronounced dead

American soccer- lack of talent

Creditors OK sale of Hartmarx (makers of Obama suits) to Emerisque

Today in Labor History June 29 UAW won its first contract at Caterpillar Company & IWW info

Wisconsin Academics Get Expansive Bargaining Bill (collective bargaining rights to more than 20,000)

103 Students Set to Graduate from National Labor College

Workers shocked in job accident

Unions’ Health Benefits May Avoid Tax Under Proposal

Separate Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 1 Injured in Newark

Slayings Shock Axton Neighborhood

No gun control here!

Arizona moves to allow concealed guns in bars

Remember the case of the child who accidentally shot himself at full auto shoot

Arizona Moves To Allow Concealed Gun In Bars

With so many CONs against...

I pay, I pay, but I don't get to play!

Time to End False Bipartisanship (on healthcare) by Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation

Is it time for a citizen boycott of health care?

To all 2nd amendment dems...Do you support the NRA?

Interview: Journalist files suit alleging H1N1 ‘swine flu’ a hoax to sell vaccines (Kathlyn Stone)

Excerpt: Howard Dean’s Prescription for REAL Health Care Reform

Anti-Health Care Reform shit site....

"Canadian socialized medicine sends baby to US for care"

An Open Letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Why do people think that gun control will lower the suicide rate?

What would "move" Feinstein?

Sen. Segal vs. Sen. McConnell

What if a tax on benefits led to a robust public plan? Would you support it?

Gun deaths- 29k, alchohol deaths 85k, tobacco deaths 435k

Hamas popularity falls among Palestinians - poll

Jon and Kate Plus Health Care

Free Gaza boat departs Cyprus for Strip

Did Israel And Bush Admin Have "Understanding" On Settlements? Even Bushies Say No.

Quest for Mideast peace drives camp in 17th season

Israel to swap West bank outpost for new units

Gaza: 1.5 million people trapped in despair (ICRC Report)

TIME: Does Israel Mistreat Palestinian Child Prisoners?

Stragglers to the contest - Varied Strangers I ran across in Pisgah Forest NC

Bleeding hearts

Camera Recommendation?

Water Falling Over Things 2009: Part VIII (Nooksack Falls)

What will become the 'new normal' for central banks?


Flotsam from May and June

Unused Fed Umbrella Powers Set to Expand

What the Big Banks Have Won

Just got invested in the company's 401(k)

Anybody here know what's going on with GM bankruptcy court proceedings?

Political Shifts on Gay Rights Lag Behind Culture

Department of Labor - not everyone gets the word.

India's gays prepare to join the rainbow nation

Gay groups back federal challenge to marriage ban

Gay marriage stalls as RI lawmakers wrap up

White House Stonewall Reception to Be Streamed Live Today

Gay Pride posters defaced at Dept. of Labor

On The Couch

Pride Pics in NYC: mostly of south asians

Politics getting in way of Pride

Indian gay rights march calls to legalize gay sex

Health Care in Denmark

Health Care Around the World: Switzerland.

Greek Health Care System

Spanish healthcare system

Okay, M-theory proponents, can you enlighten me on this brane business?

Going Beyond The Status Quo In Space

Radar lets NASA see beneath surface of earthquake faults

"For modest earners, relief repaying student loans"

Noetic Science Institute

Is this codependency?

Top Five Astro-Events for July

"The Music Instinct"

Genetics don't make us sick!

Awesome image. Watch it for a few seconds....

What the heck is going ON...?!? PC, any words of comfort?

Animal Totems/Guides

Stonewall Remarks, Brian Bond blog


Religionism is Bad for The Moral Fabric of Society. Is it time to bring back the lions?

Grilled Romaine hearts

Planes, trains and apples and oranges

Several aeronautical engineers confirm impossible speed for "UA 175"

This seems a bit mismatched to me...

Lamar Smith draws Democratic challenger

Did Ayn Rand say there's a major difference between a moral judgment and a judgment about music?

The Sky has fallen

joe Jackson is on CNN again, pimping his record company

Hughie Segal stands on guard for Cdn healthcare