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May 25 2020

The Breakfast Club (Remembering Heroes)

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

“Star Wars” — the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas — premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C’s “The Tonight Show .

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Breakfast News

Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus

Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote

CDC, states’ reporting of virus test data causes confusion

White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

Where seniors would have walked to graduate, names in chalk

Europeans soak up the sun but virus travel rules a mishmash

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears