Dec 01 2017

The Breakfast Club (Statistics)

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

Rosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama; Former communist official Sergei Kirov is assassinated in Leningrad; Beatlemania arrives in America; Actor and director Woody Allen is born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.

Rex Stout

Breakfast News

Lawsuit seeks to block Illinois abortion coverage expansion

Massachusetts prosecutors to toss 6,000 cases tied to drug chemist

Hundreds of American Air flights still lack pilots in December

U.S. military to indefinitely delay ban on cluster bombs

Turkish gold trader implicates Erdogan in Iran money laundering

U.N. brings Syria talks under one roof, not yet into one room

Argentina abandons rescue mission for crew of missing submarine

UK lawmakers cast doubt on plan to avoid Ireland border after Brexit

France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarus mushrooms

Magnitude 4.1 quake strikes Delaware, equals estimated state record

Breakfast Blogs

Roy Moore’s Absurdity Knows No Bounds Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Throwing H2O on the Pompeo to State Move emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

The Blog Anniversary. Third Take. On The Angle of Our Inquiries. And Free Lunch, Which Does Not Exist. Echidne, at her blog

So much winning digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Another momentous day in the #TrumpRepublic Tim Sullivan, Hullabaloo

John McCain, Reactionary and Partisan Hack Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Cotton to CIA? Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Triumphant Return of Young Bucks and Welfare Queens driftglass, at his blog


House Internet Censorship Bill Is Just Like The Senate Bill, Except Worse Eliot Harmon, Techdirt