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Nov 12 2018

The Breakfast Club (Accountability)

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

Josef Stalin consolidates power in USSR; World War II’s naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins; Women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Actress-turned-royalty Grace Kelly and singer Neil Young born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

In a fascist system, it’s not the lies that count but the muddying. When citizens can’t tell real news from fake, they give up their demands for accountability bit by bit.

Naomi Wolf

Breakfast News

Death toll in Northern California wildfire rises to 23

In Paris, Trump the ‘nationalist’ stood apart from others

Women’s role in WWI underplayed at Armistice weekend

In remembering WWI, world warned of resurging ‘old demons’

The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

Romans have their say on breakdown-prone mass transit agency

Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato

Breakfast Blogs

Florida Is Living Up to Its Batsh*t Expectations Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Dear Lindsey: Not Even Trump Gives a Shit What You Think about the Whitaker Appointment emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Which way will Whittaker go? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

West of Washington Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 348 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money