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Jun 12 2017

The Breakfast Club (Sense)

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

President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The universe never did make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract.

Robert A. Heinlein

Breakfast News

Macron’s takeover of French politics is all but complete

Italy exit polls: Populists trailing in main mayors’ races

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Egypt parliament in tumultuous meet over Saudi islands pact

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

US Holocaust Museum seeks funds to preserve war diaries

https://apnews.com/75a315ac2503431f89a0253891fd2536/50-years-after-Loving,-1-in-6-new-couples-are-racially-mixed

Texas mulls non-jail options for those who can’t pay fines

Breakfast Blogs

A Climate Change-Denying, Anti-Abortion Party Rose to Power in Britain’s General ElectionEsquire Politics

Reality Winner Appears to Have Already Leaked “Documents” Plural emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

America Made Paulina Porizkova A Feminist Echidne, at her blog

Get a lawyer, kids digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Trump’s loyalties

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 87 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Poker With Dick Cheney Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

TODAY IN “DEMOCRATS IN DISARRAY” Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog