Nov 02 2017

The Breakfast Club (Infinite Sky)

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) 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 Harry Truman wins re-election in an upset; South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem killed after coup; Howard Hughes flies his ‘Spruce Goose’; Game show scandal rocks early TV; Singer k.d. lang born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The sky is an infinite movie to me. I never get tired of looking at what’s happening up there.

k. d. Lang

Breakfast News

Puerto Rico seeks help as Medicaid crisis deepens after Maria

U.S. judge frees Indonesian immigrant held by Trump order

CIA releases new tranche of materials seized in 2011 bin Laden raid

Monsanto, BASF weed killers strain U.S. states with damage complaints

Awaiting Trump’s coal comeback, miners reject retraining

Ousted Catalan leader says will not return to Spain to testify

UK parliament says government must publish secret Brexit impact studies

Iraq threatens to resume military operations against Kurds

Colombia’s FARC leader Timochenko to run for presidency in 2018

Breakfast Blogs

Did Hitler Come Up in the JFK Files? Of Course He Did. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Jeff Sessions Unforgets the Discussions with Russians He Twice Swore He Didn’t Know About emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Nature’s Fall Whispers Echidne, at her blog

Sickening disrespect from Donald Trump digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

The authoritarian’s compromise Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

If Daddy gives me two million pieces of candy, am I a disruptive candy entrepreneur? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Reason Died On The Right Long Ago driftglass, at his blog


Verizon Lobbies FCC To Block States From Protecting Broadband Privacy, Net Neutrality Karl Bode, Techdirt