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Jun 11 2017

The Breakfast Club (Batman Forever)

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

Alabama Gov. George Wallace makes a symbolic stand against racial integration; A Buddhist monk immolates himself in South Vietnam; Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed; Actor John Wayne dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Adam West (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017)

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

Breakfast News

The Latest: Italy coast guard: 1,650 migrants rescued in MedWith court victory, hand of Brazil’s president strengthened

Iran company finalizes deal with Boeing to buy 60 planes

Gadhafi’s son released after more than 5 years of detention

Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

Puerto Rican parade tries to move past storm over militant

Texas’s tough pension laws may not apply in other states

Ever wanted to live in 2 nations at once? Here’s your chance

Newport to host replicas of Columbus ships Pinta and Nina

Dog fired from police force finds new life as greeter at Australian governor’s mansion

Breakfast Blogs

Everybody in Washington Knows the Disaster Is Coming Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Who Would Have Told Trump to Go Back to Demand a Patronage Relationship with Comey? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheelOn Duterte’s “Rape Joke” Echidne, at her

Sessions lives up to his oath of fealty digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Recovering from the cult Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Michael Cohen, Trump and the Russian Connection Josh Marshall. TPM EdBlog

Pundits Can’t Get Clinton Derangement Off Their Jock, It’s Like Static Cling Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

IS TRUMP RECKLESS ENOUGH TO TESTIFY UNDER OATH? MAYBE. Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog