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Feb 04 2020

The Breakfast Club (Kiss It Goodbye)

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

World War II’s Yalta Conference; O.J. Simpson found liable for the murders of his ex-wife and her friend; Patty Hearst kidnapped; the Massachusetts gay marriage ruling; aviator Charles Lindbergh born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

A new breed of Republicans has taken over the GOP. It is a new breed which is seeking to sell to Americans a doctrine which is as old as mankind – the doctrine of racial division, the doctrine of racial prejudice, the doctrine of white supremacy.

Jackie Robinson

Breakfast News

Louisiana executions stall for a decade amid legal quandary

BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

FTC sues to block Harry’s sale to Schick owner Edgewell

Window opens for tribes to seek licenses for internet access

2 Iranian students challenge removal from country

Some hospitals wary as new liver transplant rules begin

Dog sleuths sniff out crop disease hitting citrus trees

Snow storm hits Rockies, closing schools, delaying flights

Woman sees missing dog on beer cans promoting shelter dogs

China virus death toll rises to 425, total cases now 20,438

Iran may block UN inspectors if it faces a ‘new situation’

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

UN health agency tackles misinformation over virus outbreak

EU demands access to UK waters in order to sign trade deal

Iraqi protesters reject PM-designate picked by ruling elites

Italian-American emerges as new star of Italy’s left-wing

Breakfast Blogs

At an Iowa Native Settlement, the Big Caucus Surprise Was Andrew Yang Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Israeli Focus and Others’ Criminality at the Beginning of Mike Flynn’s “Cooperation” emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Recognizing Expertise Over Time. A Feminist Take. Echidne, at her blog

Oh those crazy hackers digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Filing for dollars Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

The Most Serious Obstruction of All: The Vote to Block Witnesses and the Public’s Right to Know Ryan Goodman, Just Security

The Incomprehensibly Weak Case for Acquittal Without Witnesses Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare

How will a Democratic president enact a progressive policy agenda in 2021? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Problems at the WaPo Scot Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 629 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Were I a Member of My Local Chamber of Commerce… driftglass, at his blog

Postcard From Parliament Square Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

COLLECTIVE ACTION: TRY IT SOMETIME, AMERICAN JOURNALISTS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Oh No All The Nazi Website People Are Getting Laid Off Robn Pennacchia, Wonkette

President Great Words Will Write Very Own SOTU Address Without Parents’ Help Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

Mike Pompeo Will Let NPR Come Back When They Are As Good At Journalism As Fox News Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

WTF Is An Iowa Caucus Anyway? Liz Dye, Wonkette