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Apr 15 2019

The Breakfast Club (Impossibility)

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

The Titanic sinks off the coast of Newfoundland; President Abraham Lincoln dies; Jackie Robinson becomes first African American player in Major League Baseball; US launches air raid against Libya; Cambodian Communist revolutionary Pol Pot dies; Punk rocker Joey Ramone dies at age 49.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.

Ray Bradbury

Breakfast News

Yemeni-Americans to boycott NY Post over 9/11 front page

Strong storms in US South kill at least 8 and injure dozens

NRA has history of promoting gun rights outside US

GOP states discover a tax hike they have to like: for roads

Nevada may be forced to reveal marijuana-license criteria

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami

Pace of Bering Sea changes startles scientists

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

Social Democrats, populists top Finland vote ahead of EU’s

New ruling Sudan military council promises civilian Cabinet

Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima’s melted reactor begins

Seychelles president’s underwater speech: Protect our oceans

Measles outbreak kills more than 1,200 in Madagascar

Brazil to auction oil camps despite environmental warnings

AP PHOTOS: Easter egg painting tradition alive in Germany

Breakfast Blogs

The Trump Administration’s Proposed Sanctuary City Policy Was Too Vengeful for ICE Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Many Sided Stone: The Investigation Is Not Over emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

The Nunes and Barr tag team digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Promoting “the foreign menace” Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Take More Care: Did the President Tell Subordinates to Violate the Law? Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare

Civilité, vacuité, malhonnêteté Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

In a shocking turn of events, Andrew Sullivan sides with the MAGAts. Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 456 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Underpants Gnomes in the Russia Investigation Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

DO CONSERVATIVES LOVE IMMIGRATION THE WAY THEY USED TO LOVE 9/11? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog