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Jul 09 2019

The Breakfast Club (Moonless Midnight)

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

William Jennings Bryan gives his ‘Cross of Gold’ speech; Britain’s Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield’s ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steiger dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Sometimes there is no darker place than our thoughts, the moonless midnight of the mind.

Dean Koontz

Breakfast News

Big earthquakes raise interest in West Coast warning system

Judge strikes down rule requiring drug ads to reveal prices

Seeking unity, Pelosi calls for bill to protect migrant kids

Top Dems invite champion US women’s soccer team to Capitol

House panel releases written answers from ex-Trump official

Iran breaches key uranium enrichment limit in nuclear deal

UAE draws down troops in Yemen in ‘strategic redeployment’

Greece creditors say no changes in bailout terms for new PM

Rights group calls Duterte’s drug war crime against humanity

Saudi carrier cancels troubled Boeing 737 order for Airbus

Breakfast Blogs

Nancy Pelosi Is Listening to the Wrong People Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Steele Dossier and the Mueller Investigation: Michael Cohen emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, empthwheel

On Privilege As Initially Defined: Jeffrey Epstein And Private Law Echidne, at her blog

The Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse works hard for his money digb aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Counsels of the sages Tom Sullivan, Esquire Politics

Nancy Pelosi Has Chosen Her War, and It’s With Her Own Party’s Future Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept

An Article III judge can afford to be made to look ridiculous Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Sing Jeffrey Sing Paul Campos, Lawyers, guns and Money

Centrism: Like Strontium-90 In The Milk, Ctd driftglass, at his blog

EASIEST PREDICTION I EVER MADE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog