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Jan 25 2020

The Breakfast Club (Uncertainty)

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.

This Day in History

Iran-held hostages released, Charles Manson and followers convicted, Jackson settles molestation claims, Alicia Keys is born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.

Robert Burns

Breakfast News

California OKs highly questioned LA County voting system

Tennessee governor signs anti-LGBT adoption bill

US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim passengers

Protesters fear rising costs if firm buys dot-org universe

‘Shut it down,’ protesters chant about Mississippi prison

New Orleans: Protesters demand action on damaged hotel

Convicted NYC bomber gets life term for New Jersey shootout

NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

Outbreak casts pall over China new year as deaths surpass 40

Iraqis rally against US troops, demanding they leave

At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

Legal chaos in Poland deepens, posing major challenge for EU

Muslim women occupy streets in India against citizenship law

Breakfast Blogs

The President*’s Defenders Have 2 Strategies Left: The Super Bowl and the Smoke Machine Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Mike Pompeo Can Find Proof that Obama Addressed Ukrainian Corruption in Trump’s Joint Defense Agreement emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emotywheel

The Pottery Barn Solution To Rape: You Break It, You Bought It. Echidne, at her blog

Juicy digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Schiff tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Picking clean democracy’s bones Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Constitutional Crabgrass: President Trump’s Defenders Distort the Impeachment Clause Frank O. Bowman III, Just Security

Would Biden return to the politics of the Grand Bargain? Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

History and Environmental Justice: Stories Told and Stories Untold Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Can I Get a Witness? Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

LAMAR ALEXANDER WILL NOT SAVE US Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

https://www.wonkette.com/st-louis-top-prosecutor-kimberly-gardner-suing-everyone-for-balls-out-racism Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette

Nancy Drew And The Mystery Of Why Some Dude Writer Thought It Would Be A Good Idea To Kill Her Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Trump Big, Peach Small! How He Will Fit Into This Roundup? Liz Dye, Wonkette

Immigrant Teens Not Yet Being Waterboarded, So Why All The Fuss? Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Black Guy Stuck In Racism Infinity Loop When Bank Won’t Deposit His Discrimination Settlement Checks Stephen Robinson, Wonkette