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Sep 11 2018

The Breakfast Club (Unknown Fate)

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

Sights and sounds of this day in 2001, when America suffered the worst terrorist attack on its soil.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.

O. Henry

Breakfast News

Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

California aims to drop fossil fuels for electricity by 2045

US appeals court says Missouri can enforce abortion laws

North Carolina DMV also gets subpoena for voter documents

Tribes: Trump illegally approved oil pipeline from Canada

17 tons of dead fish cleared from beaches due to red tide

Lava flow seen on restless Alaska volcano

Trump administration orders closure of Palestinian office

Mass rally wraps up North Korea’s 70th anniversary events

Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in Brazil

US relationship with international court crashes under Trump

European countries warn against demolishing West Bank hamlet

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says deal possible by November

Iraqi city of Basra seethes over water crisis, unemployment

Authorities show off extraordinary discovery of Roman coins

Breakfast Blogs

Let’s Not Forget the President*’s National Security Adviser Is a Bloodthirsty Maniac Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Is a Tie with Vladimir Putin What Makes Mariia Butina More of a Spy than Paul Manafort? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Another “A” poll shows Trump slippage digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Elections in the land of ice and snow and universal healthcare Spocko, Hullabaloo

Raw material Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Ambass. David Scheffer on John Bolton’s Announcement of “Ugly and Dangerous” Punitive Actions against Judges, Prosecutors of Int’l Criminal Court Ambassador David Scheffer, Just Security

Brett Kavanaugh’s Internet Timothy Edgar, Lawfare

Trump: Symptom or Cause? (Or, tomorrow’s historical revisionism today) Paul Campos, Lawyers. Guns and Money

The Candidate Who Has Fallen Under the Weight of Her Stone driftglass, at his blog

How did you get Trump? Yatreblyansky, Rectification of Names

Barack Obama, Serena Williams, and the White People Unable to Handle Black Rage The Rude Pundit, at his blog

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A DICTATOR-LOVING WACKALOON TO BE A REPUBLICAN, BUT IT HELPS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

GOP Shitting Pants That Ted Cruz Might Lose, Because He Sucks And Everyone Hates Him Evan Hurst, Wonkette