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Mar 15 2018

The Breakfast Club (Adapt)

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 10:00am (ET) (or whenever we get around to it) 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

Julias Caesar assassinated; President Johnson urges passage of Voting Rights Bill; Former WorldCom Chief Bernard Ebbers is convicted in corporate fraud case; Elizabeth Taylor marries Richard Burton; “My Fair Lady” opens.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Stephen Hawking (January 8, 1942 – March 14, 2018)

Breakfast News

US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence

Michigan Senate passes legislation backed by Nassar victims

Mother: Class kept going after teacher fired gun, injuring 3

Oklahoma officials plan to use nitrogen for executions

Alleged leader of mosque bombing could be threatening figure

10 wolves killed in northern Idaho to boost elk numbers

Washington state moves to protect endangered killer whales

Britain boots 23 Russian diplomats over spy poisoning

Duterte withdrawing Philippines from Int’l Criminal Court

Slovenia’s premier resigns over court ruling on referendum

French minister: Fighting gender violence ‘the top priority’

Breakfast Blogs

Can You Count the Lies? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Lordy, There Were Tapes emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Devin’s not finished digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Conor Lamb gets positraction Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Former (?) $100,000 per month cocaine addict with no training in economics who has a historical 100% error rate in regard to economic predictions named nation’s top economic adviser Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Fred Hiatt’s favorite torture apologist supports sadistic torturer for head of CIA Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Gun and Money

How Trump Might Replace Sessions with Pruitt as Attorney General Marty Lederman, Just Security

Space Farce: Days of Rumsfeld Past driftglass, at his blog

IT WILL NEVER BE MORNING IN AMERICA FOR TRUMP VOTERS Steve M., No More Mister Mice Blog

Police Department With Eight Full-Time Officers Acquired 31 Military Vehicles Thru DoD’s Surplus Program Tim Cushing, Techdirt