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Feb 06 2019

The Breakfast Club (Wisdom)

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

President Ronald Reagan born; Hillary Clinton runs for the U.S. Senate; Britain’s King George VI dies; baseball legend Babe Ruth and reggae superstar Bob Marley born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.

Bob Marley

Breakfast News

Virginia’s highest office frozen as Northam weighs next move

New Mexico governor pulls National Guard troops from border

Mississippi considers abortion ban after fetal heartbeat

Indiana GOP seeks abortion ban blocked in 7 other states

County with voting problems to spend $15M on new machines

New Hampshire marijuana bill gets public hearing

St. Louis Zoo reports 11 animal births in 10 weeks

Foreign aid groups accuse Indian government of impeding work

UK prime minister vows no return to hard border with Ireland

Swedish police hopeful stolen royal treasure has been found

Lava, gas flowing out Indonesia volcano sends people fleeing

Russian activists raise alarm about captured whales

Asia welcomes Year of the Pig with banquets, temple visits

Breakfast Blogs

Trump’s Legal Problems Might Outlast Robert Mueller’s Investigation Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Felix Sater Promised a Putin Meeting with Michael Cohen Minutes after Don Jr Promised to Revisit Magnitsky Sanctions emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Where does he find these people? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Medicare-for-all is already lacking Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Will the Public Find Out if Trump Directed Campaign Contact with Stone on Wikileaks? Joyce Vance, Just Security

Low Energy Scott Lemeiux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Goings on in the New Gilded Age Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Magic Dolphin Lady Lauds Speech Beamed In From Alternate Universe driftglass, at his blog

Literary Corner: Hot Pockets Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Family Separation Is Human Trafficking Without the Duct Tape The Rude Pundit, at his blog

REPUBLICAN RATFUCKING IS GETTING IN THE WAY OF REPUBLICAN RATFUCKING Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog