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Dec 10 2018

The Breakfast Club (Blue Wave)

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

Martin Luther King, Junior accepts Nobel Peace Prize; Women get the right to vote in Wyoming Territory; America’s first domestic passenger jet flight takes off; Soul singer Otis Redding, General Augusto Pinochet die.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Too many people fought too hard to make sure all citizens of all colors, races, ethnicities, genders, and abilities can vote to think that not voting somehow sends a message.

Luis Gutierrez

Breakfast News

Winter storm causes icy roads across swath of South

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Kansas faces new fight over taxes after years of turmoil

GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit’s rebound

Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

Oldest wild seabird lays another egg on Midway Atoll

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

UK leader warns of ‘uncharted waters’ if Brexit deal nixed

German railway workers’ union calls strike over pay

Breakfast Blogs

This Tough Guy Wasn’t Smarter Than Everyone Else After All Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Information in Amended DNC Lawsuit Reveals that Roger Stone Is at Significantly Greater Risk for CFAA Indictment emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

The Hillarization Of Female Politicians: Fun For The Whole Pundit Family Echidne, at her blog

Nearly half of women murdered are killed by an intimate partner

The political risks “hard to calculate”

Mueller’s Roadmap: Major Takeaways from Cohen and Manafort Filings Ryan Goodman and Andy Wright, Just Security

The Wages of Coal Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

I said, Lord, take me to Midtown I’m just lookin’ for some Kush Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

For the Record: The I-Word Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names

MARK PENN IS NOT EXACTLY THE REPUBLICANS’ BEST ADVOCATE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog