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Dec 25 2017

The Breakfast Club (A Toast to Innocence)

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

George Washington crosses the Delaware River; Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev resigns; Ousted Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife are executed; James Brown dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

Isaac Newton

Breakfast News

What to do if your dog eats your Christmas chocolates

Largest California fire not expected to spread as winds subside

Pentagon must give access to American detained in Iraq -U.S. judge

CA Governor Jerry Brown grants immigrant pardons in defiance of Trump

Elderly couple’s plan to give weed for Christmas thwarted by Nebraska cops

Exclusive: U.S. memo weakens guidelines for protecting immigrant children in court

Pope, on Christmas Eve, says faith demands respect of immigrants

Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russia presidency

Pennsylvania woman receives shocking $284 billion electric bill

Breakfast Blogs

In Which Former NatSec Prosecutor Andrew McCarthy Embraces Russian Disinformation emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Headline O’ The Day digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Alt Right Stories About Uppity Women Echidne, at her blog

Yes, Virginia, there is a Crisis of Democracy DNexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 180 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Buyer’s Remorse Yastreblyansky, No More Mister Nice Blog