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Jan 20 2017

The Breakfast Club (Suggestions)

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

Iran releases American hostages; Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy innaugurated as President.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

In 1791, the Bill of Rights became law. On January 20, it becomes a suggestion

Seth Meyers

Breakfast News

Troops enter the Gambia after Adama Barrow is inaugurated in Senegal

Kosovo asks EU and US for help after ‘acts of aggression’ from Serbia

Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, Mexican drug lord, has been extradited to the US

U.S. judge delays Texas plan to cut Planned Parenthood funding

U.S. transfers four Guantanamo inmates in waning hours of Obama tenure

Breakfast Blogs

James Comey’s Coup D’Etat Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

President Obama Must Wonder If He Ever Understood This Country At All Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Thursday, January 19, 2017 Killing the DOJ’s Office on Violence Against Women: The Russian Connection. Echidne, at her blog

Ask Uncle Ed Ed Walker, emptywheel

Michael Flynn isn’t the only crazy one on the inside digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Rick Perry: energy czar Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Today in Both Sides Do It: Karma is a Wingnut Named Angie driftglass, at his blog

Trump’s Inaugural Face, “Vivid Tangelo” Is At 8-to-1 Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

UN Independent Expert On Promotion Of Democracy Calls On Governments To Stop Persecuting Whistleblowers Mike Masnick, Techdirt