Jul 03 2019

The Breakfast Club (Cooperation)

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

Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

We’ll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.

Dave Barry

Breakfast News

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

House committee files lawsuit for Trump tax returns

Border activist to be retried in case on aiding migrants

Alert level increased at world’s largest volcano in Hawaii

Defenders of vegan bacon sue Mississippi over labeling law

To boost milk, dairy groups support high school coffee bars

Nevada trooper pulls over hearse traveling in HOV lane

Wildlife officials cheer rat death on remote Alaska island

New ECB head Lagarde backed Draghi stimulus while at IMF

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat

EU leaders break deadlock, nominate candidates for top posts

Iranians say US sanctions hurt people, not government

Chileans, Argentines gape at total solar eclipse

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada

Breakfast Blogs

Not Everyone Who’s Old Is an Enemy of Progress Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

An Unnecessary Primary Panic? Brain Beutler, Crooked

There is no division in the Democratic party on the asylum crisis digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Eric Holder is a man with a plan

To Stem the Flow of Refugees, Address the Conflicts at Its Core Viole Gienger, Just Security

Today in the Elite Meritocracy Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Warren Court of the 60s Was A Massive Historical Outlier

David Brooks Cannot Stop Being David Brooks driftglass, at his blog

The Audacity of Moderation Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names