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Oct 14 2019

The Breakfast Club (Invincible)

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

Chuck Yeager breaks sound barrier; Britain’s Battle of Hastings takes place; Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize; Former President Theodore Roosevelt shot; Singer Bing Crosby dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Breakfast News

California governor signs bill limiting oil, gas development

Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in 3 states

Chicago teachers may test unions’ ‘social justice’ strategy

Census Bureau seeks state data, including citizenship info

High court to consider state role in prosecuting immigrants

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs

California to ban smoking on state parks, beaches

Some US states marking their first Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Ecuador deal cancels austerity plan, ends indigenous protest

Syria’s Kurds look to Assad for protection after US pullout

A crunch Brexit week looms with drama in London and Brussels

Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico

Orban’s party suffers major losses in Hungary’s local votes

Breakfast Blogs

Donald Trump Whipped Up a Slanderous Attack on Ilhan Omar at His Minneapolis Rally Charles P. Peirce, Esquire Politics

The President’s Joint Defense Agreement with the Russian Mob emptywwheel aka Marcy Wheeler. emptywheel

A Meditation: Who Are You? Rayne, emptywheel

How Wingnut Bizarro World is making us all unsafe digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives tristero, Hullabaloo

“You have sold us. This is immoral.”

Police in Metropolitan Dallas Rack Up Another Homicide Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 563 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Room 101 driftglass, at his blog

For the Record: Some Troll Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Random Observations on Two Nights of Trump Batshittery The Rude Pundit, at his blog

WOMAN TELLS JOKE, WORLD OF POLITICS TAPS STRATEGIC FAINTING COUCH RESERVE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog