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Mar 02 2020

The Breakfast Club (Circle Dance)

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

Rutherford B. Hayes declared U.S. President after disputed election, Mikhail Gorbachev born, “King Kong” and “The Sound of Music” premiere in NYC.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.

Jon Bon Jovi

Breakfast News

Judge rules head of immigration agency was unlawfully named

Some states make it harder for college students to vote

Authorities announce 2nd coronavirus death in US

Markets want Fed to save them. Why its tools might not work.

France closes the Louvre as virus spreads to new fronts

Virus accelerates in Italy; US urges citizens to avoid north

Israelis vote in 3rd election in a year focused on Netanyahu

No ice wine for you: Warm winter nixes special German wine

Breakfast Blogs

The Democratic Primary Is the William Goldman Election: Nobody Knows Anything Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

With One Dropped Charge and a Major Screw-up, Government in Remarkably Weak Position against Joshua Schulte emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

National Treasure dogby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Politics of fear repurposed Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Love in vain Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Bloomberg is Starting to Feel (A Lot) Like Ross Perot Chris Koski, Lawyers, Guns and Money

We all want to change the world Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 639 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Performativity Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

DEMOCRATS DON’T HAVE A TURNOUT PROBLEM AFTER ALL Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog