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Feb 21 2017

The Breakfast Club (Acceptance)

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

Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart makes a tearful confession; Steve Fossett is the first to fly across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

One thing is clear to me: We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.

Barbara Jordan

Breakfast News

Security Breach Allows Unchecked Passengers on Flights at JFK: Officials

More Bomb Threats Close Jewish Community Centers Across The Nation

Opioid Theft, Missing Prescriptions Prompts Investigation of VA Hospitals Staff

Colombia FARC rebels to start disarmament process

After seven years of bailouts, Greeks sink yet deeper in poverty

Northern, Central California Gear Up for Yet Another Drenching Rainstorm

Breakfast Blogs

Always Remember: Every President Works for Us. Even President* Trump. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

President Trump’s True Power Over the National Guard, Explained Robert Bateman, Esquire Politics

Why We Should Remain Skeptical of the Five (!!) Congressional Investigations into the Russian Hack emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

One month report card digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Sunday Morning Party Line driftglass, at his blog

“Comey sent a letter with no information about a trivial micro-scandal, and yadda yadda yadda President Trump.” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

TELL ME AGAIN ABOUT THAT REPUBLICAN “DEEP BENCH” Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog