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Feb 11 2020

The Breakfast Club (Hustle)

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

South Africa frees Nelson Mandela; Allied leaders in the last months of World War II sign the Yalta accords; Ayatollah Khomeini’s followers seize power in Iran; inventor Thomas Edison born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

Thomas A. Edison

Breakfast News

Ban on treatments for transgender kids fails in South Dakota

US speeds cases of translators, others blocked by travel ban

Drugs fail to slow decline in inherited Alzheimer’s disease

Not all born in American Samoa want US citizenship

Mississippi inmate death toll rises amid emergency extension

Agreement will help speed cleanup of the Housatonic River

Maryland unveils statues of Tubman, Douglass in Capitol

China’s daily death toll from virus tops 100 for first time

Virus stretches limits of strained public health systems

Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll

Australian court rules indigenous people can’t be deported

UN warns of ‘major shock’ as Africa locust outbreak spreads

Samba goes global as foreign dancers bring Rio Carnival home

Breakfast Blogs

In Any Sane Country, Trump’s New Budget Would Be Political Suicide Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Timothy Shea Signs Off on Aggressive Sentencing Recommendation for Roger Stone emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Graham blows Barr’s cover digby aka Heather Digby Parton, <Digby’s Hullabaloo

What color is your aircraft carrier? Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo