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Dec 29 2018

The Breakfast Club (Bungee Jumping)

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

Noblemen in Russia kill Gregory Rasputin; Wounded Knee massacre takes place; Texas joins as the 28th state; Dissident playwright Vaclav Havel elected president of Czechoslovakia; First YMCA opens in Boston.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

When we live up to our Constitution, let’s form a Conga line around the Capitol and bungee jump off the dome.

Paula Poundstone

Breakfast News

Will Virginia be next to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment?

Utah gears up to implement nation’s lowest DUI limit

Snyder signs bill to make Michigan ballot drives tougher

https://apnews.com/bf948bb77eef412c8317da3dc663506a

Wild weather: Water rescues in South, heavy snow in Midwest

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw

Protests as Congo leader warns of Ebola election ‘disaster’

Weather hampers efforts to inspect Indonesia tsunami volcano

Breakfast Blogs

The GOP’s chaos strategy digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

The fringe is now the mainstream Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

How Your Generating Campus PC Panics With Bullshit Random Andecdotes Sausage Gets Made Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Employers and Their Lackeys Have Lied About the Minimum Wage Since 1938 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

A correction to the correction Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Haiku Review of 2018 (Part 2): Make America Haiku Again The Rude Pundit, at his blog