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Jan 26 2017

The Breakfast Club (Get On Your Feet)

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 Bill Clinton denies affair; first European settlers in Australia ; General Douglas MacArthur is born; Wayne Gretzky born; musical ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ opens.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.

Angela Davis

Breakfast News

Anti-hacking boss at Russian cybersecurity firm faces treason charge

Raúl Castro: Cuba won’t compromise sovereignty to normalize US relations

German police arrest far-right extremists suspected of planning attacks

Chile battles devastating wildfires: ‘We have never seen anything on this scale’

Flint Residents Leery of Data Showing Decreased Lead Levels in Water

Iowa oil spill underscores pipeline risks day after Trump revives major projects

Scientists planning their own march in Washington

Japan crowns homegrown sumo champion after 19-year wait

Breakfast Blogs

I Can Hear the Squawk of Jim Crow Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Politicians Did Not Get Rich From Hollowing Out the Economy Ed Walker, emptywheel

Tiny meatballs and pigs in a blanket digby aka Heather Digby parton, Hullabaloo

From sunup to crackdown to crackup Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Today In “The People of the Land”: Kentucky Moonshine driftglass, at his blog

These Clowns Will Release Actual Vote-Fraud Data When Trump Releases Obama’s Kenyan Birth certificate Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

The First Shooting Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and money

Six Journalists Arrested, Charged While Covering Trump Inauguration Protests Timothy Geigner, Techdirt