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Oct 21 2019

The Breakfast Club (Negotiable)

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

Thomas Edison perfects workable electric light; Anthrax scare claims first of two U.S. postal workers in Washington, DC; Britain wins Battle of Trafalgar; Actress and author Carrie Fisher born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing.

Carrie Fisher

Breakfast News

Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill Country

After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel site

Tension thaws over whale plan between lobstermen, feds

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Boris Johnson faces frenzied week as Brexit deadline nears

South Sudan’s opposition leader warns of return to civil war

Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight vote

Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop

Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight

Breakfast Blogs

V Charles P. Peirce, Esquire Politics

BREAKING! George Papadopoulos Says FBI Should Have Surveilled Him MORE Than They Did emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Oh what a tangled web Rudy weaves digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

It Was the Bedbugs tristero, Hullabaloo

The great mistake’s undoing Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

The Whistleblower Should Not Have to Testify Robert S, Litt, Lawfare

Watergate Is Irrelevant to the Impeachment and Potential Removal of Trump Scot Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Sword of Donaldclese Shakaezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Return of GOP OnStar driftglass, at his blog

Got Paranoia? Giuliani and John Solomon Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

MORE PRECIOUS THAN GOLD Steve M., No more Mister Nice Blog