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Mar 21 2018

The Breakfast Club (From Now On)

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

Dr. Martlin Luther King, Jr. begins march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama; the Sharkville massacre in South Africa occurs; Wrongly incarcerated Randall Dale Adams is released from prison; Musician Johann Bach born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?

Jean Cocteau

Breakfast News

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

ACLU, community groups get voice in Chicago police reforms

Missouri inmate gets 2nd stay of execution from high court

Judge says groups can sue to keep Arctic, Atlantic drill ban

Wreckage of ship blown apart in WWII found, offering closure

Powerful storm threatens to swamp hard-hit California towns

Storms strike college, leave trail of damage across South

Ex-French president Sarkozy held on Gadhafi financing claims

Clandestine videos roil Peru ahead of impeachment vote

Chinese dissident, official trade barbs at UN rights body

Northern Brazil overwhelmed by desperate, hungry Venezuelans

World’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Drumroll please: It’s Sir Ringo as ex-Beatle knighted

Breakfast Blogs

Nothing to See Here, Just Freedom Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Trump’s Legal Team: “If the Law and the Facts Are Against You, Pound the Table and Yell Like Hell” emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Cambridge Analytica Uncovered and More to Come Rayne, emptywheel

The Godbotherers Who Love Trump Echidne, at her blog

What in the hell is the CIA director’s wife doing? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

One Million Dead tristero, Hullabaloo

Film at six Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Just What Our Intellectual Discourse Needed: A More Masculinist, Authoritarian, and Vastly More Pretentious Tony Robbins Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Alinsky Is Good Now Vacuumslayer, Lawyers, Guns and Money

I AM SHOCKED — SHOCKED! — TO FIND THAT DATA MINING IS GOING ON HERE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

DOJ Readying Warrants In Carter Page Investigation For Public Release Tim Cushing, Techdirt