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Jul 11 2019

The Breakfast Club (Afflictions)

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

America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth’s major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. Finley Peter Dunne

Breakfast News

Flooding swamps New Orleans; possible hurricane coming next

Divisive telescope to restart building next week in Hawaii

Trump organization cancels golf event with stripper caddies

Court rules against Florida officials on medical marijuana

Scientists get peek into how some fish change sex as adults

Sturgeon, America’s forgotten dinosaurs, slowly coming back

UK ambassador to US quits after leaked cables enrage Trump

China’s largesse in Tonga threatens future of Pacific nation

New Greek PM Mitsotakis says tax cuts to be legislated

Gaza’s traditional crafts industries rapidly disappearing

9 deer at famed park in Japan die after eating plastic bags

Thousands of endangered animals seized in customs operation