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Jun 06 2020

The Breakfast Club (Lonely Road)

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

The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Breakfast News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

California to let gyms, bars, day camps reopen next week

Seattle mayor bans 1 type of tear gas amid protests

California governor ends police training in ‘sleeper hold’

Minneapolis bans police chokeholds in wake of Floyd’s death

Mayor downplays rough police treatment of NYC protesters

The Latest: Minneapolis and St. Paul no longer under curfew

The Latest: NM high court suspends consumer debt collection

Trump allows commercial fishing in marine conservation area

DC paints huge Black Lives Matter mural near White House

Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate groups

Twitter disables Trump campaign’s George Floyd video tribute

More active-duty troops leaving D.C., others remain on alert

US moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections

After 30 years, wrongfully convicted death row inmate freed

Floyd case restokes anger over death of black man in France

EU wants borders free of virus restrictions by end of June

Peru is running out of oxygen for COVID-19 patients

Despite global reopening push, some jobs are gone for good

Japan’s pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain

Thousands in Mali’s capital demand that president step down

UN agency: Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear deal

Australians rally for black lives, court bans bigger protest

Putin chastises Russian tycoon over massive Arctic oil spill

Venice flooded by unusual high tide, 3rd highest for June

On sad anniversary, few to mourn the D-Day dead in Normandy

Breakfast Blogs

The Chief Vector Is the Executive Branch Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

When Billy Barr Called a Press Conference to Target Non-Terrorists Rather than Brag about the Right Wing Terrorists FBI Caught emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Tanks for the Memories Rayne, emptywheel

Friday Night Soother digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Mount up for a fight Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

AOC Slams NYC Judge for ‘Suspension of Habeas Corpus’ in Response to George Floyd Protests Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime

Fake free speech warriors Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Can we call an end to “powerful media organizations massively insult your intelligence week” now?

Editors. Boy, I Don’t Know. driftglass, at his blog

And in Trump Nemesis News Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

WHY “10 TO 15 PERCENT” WILL HAVE NO NEGATIVE IMPACT ON BIDEN’S CAMPAIGN Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Wants Those MFing Troops Off Her MFing Streets! Liz Dye, Wonkette

What? VIP QAnon ‘Washington Insider’ Man Just Some Rando Dude From Italy? Nooo. Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

President Bunker Baby Had A Rough Night Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Wash State Hillbilly F*cks Terrorize Multiracial Family Who Must Be ‘Antifa’ Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

TX Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: God Just Gonna Keep Killing Black People Until We All Love Him Enough Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

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