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Jun 06 2019

The Breakfast Club (Fight To Liberate)

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 D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

“They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate.” — President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Breakfast News

Feds: No more education, legal services for immigrant kids

Missouri official stresses safety over abortion access

Government to start posting list of troubled nursing homes

US can label nuke waste as less dangerous to quicken cleanup

New Jersey denies gas pipeline permits, but allows do-over

Alabama bill: Chemical castration for some sex offenders

Mississippi spillway opening cut by 4/5ths

Three deer trap woman in apartment after crashing through window

Court fight could affect future of bison in Montana

French beaches at dawn set scene for solemn D-Day observance

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM

uba expects major economic damage from Trump measures

Trump, Irish prime minister differ on Brexit, meeting venue

‘Woo-hoo!’ At 97, D-Day veteran parachutes into Normandy

Breakfast Blogs

The President* Is Traveling the World Finding New Problems to Make Worse Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Donald Trump Has a Roger Stone Problem emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

John Kerry must be banging his head against a wall today digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Impeach! Just Come Out and Say it!! tristero, Hullabaloo

A mile wide and an inch deep — again Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Trump’s Two Crutches Elaina Plott, The Atlantic

EXCLUSIVE: Draft Charter of Pompeo’s “Commission on Unalienable Rights” Hides Anti-Human Rights Agenda Rebecca Hamilton, Just Security

More Infallible Than the Pope Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 483 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

David Brooks Begins To Notice The Weather Becoming Inclement driftglass, at his blog

For the Record: Impeachment is another Great Pumpkin Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Our Government Is a Child Abuser The Rude Pundit, at his blog

TRUMP IS VERY UNPOPULAR AND MOST AMERICANS THINK HE’LL WIN ANYWAY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog