Dec 11 2018

The Breakfast Club (Low Places)

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

Britain’s King Edward steps down; Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy declare war on the United States; UNICEF organization launches; ‘Magnum PI’ makes television debut.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I think people are entitled to march without a permit. When you have a few hundred thousand people on the street you have permission.

Tom Hayden

Breakfast News

Justices won’t hear states’ appeal over Planned Parenthood

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Nashville’s only abortion clinic suspends abortion services

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting ‘Angels’

Hawk that lived for days with arrow in leg euthanized

Wall Street’s Fearless Girl statue gets new place of honor

California family finds cat alive a month after deadly blaze

Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote

What Macron said he’d do to boost taxpayer purchasing power

UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe

Yemen’s warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

Breakfast Blogs

The Wildness in This Country Is Spiraling Out of Control Now Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

It’s Not the Campaign Finance Violation or the Simple Private Transaction, It’s the Conspiracy to Commit Fraud emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

What about Rudy? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

“Especially classless” Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Reframing Prevention: If Government Won’t Lead, Civil Society Must Step Up to Curb Extremism Ryan B. Greer and George Selim, Just Security

The Ninth Circuit’s Asylum Ban Ruling is a Message to Trump Peter Margulies, Lawfare

Mark Sanchez KNOWS THE OFFENSE Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

We’re All Paul Krugman driftglass, at his blog

George Papadopoulos, Birther Fan Fiction Artist Yastrerblyansky, Rectification of Names

Impeach the Motherfucker (Part 1: Don’t Be Suckered by the Bill Clinton Comparison) The Rude Pundit, at his blog