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Sep 30 2019

The Breakfast Club (Oil And Water)

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

Nuremberg tribunal convicts top Nazi leaders of war crimes; Berlin Airlift ends; James Meredith registers at Ole Miss; Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ premieres; Actor James Dean killed in a car crash.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.

Miguel de Cervantes

Breakfast News

Lawyers fight for everyday women bringing #MeToo complaints

Researchers question Census Bureau’s new approach to privacy

Snowstorm hits northern Rocky Mountains; Montana gets brunt

‘We know they aren’t feeding’: fears for polar bears over shrinking Arctic ice

Hong Kong’s older protesters awed, humbled by zeal of youth

Haiti braces for new protest, demands that leader resign

UK’s Johnson denies any wrongdoing in ties with US tech exec

Austrians boost Kurz’s conservatives, Greens in snap poll

Storm prompts railway to suspend service in northern Germany

Spanish island of Tenerife suffers massive power outage

Breakfast Blogs

Vladimir Putin May Have Just Sent a Signal About Trump’s Secret Server Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

[Some of] Where Trump Wants to Go with the Server in Ukraine Story emptywheel aka Mary Wheeler, emptywheel

What happens when a president’s brain is rotted by Fox News? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

But his extortion! Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Collusion After the Fact Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare

Bill Barr is the Roy Cohn of John Mitchells Scott Lwemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Two-Tiered Work Is Exploitation Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

China, Political Order, and International Order Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

16 Years of Rude Punditry: What Vengeful God Did I Anger? The Rude Pundit, at his blog

Longer™ David Brooks: Impeachment Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

McCONNELL GENUINELY WANTS TO HOLD A TRIAL — AND HE WANTS IT TO BE A FARCE (updated) No More Mister Nice Blog

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