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Dec 05 2016

The Breakfast Club (Actions)

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

Prohibition ends in the United States; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies; Walt Disney and Little Richard are born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

John Quincy Adams

Breakfast News

Standing Rock: US denies key permit for Dakota Access pipeline, a win for tribe

Oakland fire: 33 bodies found; 70% of building still to be searched

Guantánamo Bay prisoner released for resettlement in Cape Verde

Austrian Presidential Vote Won by Left-Leaning Candidate Alexander Van der Bellen

Italian Prime Minister to Resign After Referendum Fails

John Key resigns: New Zealand prime minister to quit in a week

First edition of Isaac Newton’s Principia set to fetch $1m at auction

Breakfast Blogs

Our Syrian Rebels Are Issuing Threats Via WaPo emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Numbers Are Hard Jon Cole, Balloon Juice

Trump is an emoluments magnet digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Today In Fairy Tales The Beltway Tells Itself: Matthew Dowd driftglass, at his blog

Maybe This Is More Frightening, But That Taiwan Call Looks Like A Calculated Act Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog