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Jun 24 2020

The Breakfast Club (Making The World)

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

Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of ‘The Honeymooners’ fame dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Every minute of every hour of every day you are making the world, just as you are making yourself, and you might as well do it with generosity and kindness and style.

Rebecca Solnit

Breakfast News

Baptists and Walmart criticize rebel-themed Mississippi flag

White House wins ruling on health care price disclosure

Congress stalls on policing overhaul, despite public outcry

Police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

Crowds mourn Rayshard Brooks at storied Atlanta church

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

The battle is not over: Rising infections seen worldwide

Powerful earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least 5 dead

N. Korea: Kim suspended military retaliation against South

Mongolians vote in parliamentary polls amid economic woes

Scottish grandmother climbs a mountain, one step at a time

Breakfast Blogs

This Should Inspire Our Leaders to Do Better. Instead We’ll Get Angry Tweets. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Even the First Roger Stone Sentencing Memo Was Politicized emptyweel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Cognitive failure digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Ten years after Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Woman Raided by Police for Playing Malcolm X Speeches Defeats ‘Unconstitutional’ Noise Ordinance Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime

What the Confederacy Was Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Tennis anyone? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Deep Cuts from Trump’s Racist, Rambling, Ridiculous Speech in Tulsa The Rude Pundit, at his blog

For the Record: I Started a Joke Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

TRUMP USES COMEDY AS AGGRESSION Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

TAMPONGHAZI: It’s The Latest Assault On Cops That Absolutely Positively 100% Really Happened! Liz Dye, Wonkette

Trump Campaign Idiot Brad Parscale Might Have To Find Cheaper Bed To Sh*t In Soon Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Satanic Nazi Soldier Tried To Help Satanic Nazi Friends Kill His Army Unit Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Maggie Haberman Laments Joe Biden’s ‘Flawed’ Campaign That’s Beating Trump’s Ass Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

Bye-Bye Legal Immigrants, Economy, Trump Is Bored Of Both Of You Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

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