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May 08 2017

The Breakfast Club (What Rules?)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to talk about current news and our boring lives and to make fun of LaEscapee! If we are ever running late, it’s PhilJD’s fault.

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This Day in History

Allies celebrate the end of World War Two; Indians holding the hamlet of Wounded Knee surrender; Coca-Cola invented.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Those looking for ideology in the White House should consider this: For the men who rule our world, rules are for other people.

Naomi Klein

Breakfast News

N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Jared Kushner’s sister woos China’s ‘golden visa’ investors

Experts meet in Egypt over moving King Tut artifacts

Nepal wants to limit age for Everest after 85-year-old dies

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Texas governor signs ban on so-called ‘sanctuary cities’

Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish

US Interior secretary begins Utah tour to eye monument sites

Fire continues to spread in Georgia wildlife refuge

Federal home heating assistance program is safe, for now

Breakfast Blogs

The Resistance Cannot Wait Until 2018 Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Implications of the Competing Flynn-Billingslea Stories emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Today’s Deep Thought: Class Warfare. Echdine, at her blog

Trump’s main contributions so far digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Revenge of the Sick Tom Sullivan, hUllabaloo

Today in Both Side Do It: Squint Scarborough Wants His Piece of That Sweet K’rupt Duopoly Dollar driftglass, at his blog

Pas aujourd’hui Satan Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Blind Squirrels & Stopped Clocks Tom Hilton, No More Mister Nice Blog