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Jul 06 2020

The Breakfast Club (Stupidly Bigly)

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

John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for first time; Baseball’s first All-Star Game; Outbreak of the Biafran War; Painter Frida Kahlo born; Althea Gibson wins at Wimbledon; Singing cowboy Roy Rogers dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.

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Breakfast News

The Latest: Californians mostly avoid beaches over weekend

Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-being

Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won’t survive

‘Killed a baby:’ 8-year-old girl killed in Atlanta shooting

Grandfather: Stray bullet killed boy grabbing phone charger

Indians manager Francona favors nickname change for club

Iran confirms damaged nuclear site was centrifuge facility

Croatia’s ruling conservatives win big in parliamentary vote

Iran mandates masks as public shrugs off resurgent virus

Indians keep their distance in mass tree planting campaign

Israel, Palestinians face new restrictions amid virus surge

Charity: Rescue ship gets OK to bring 180 migrants to Sicily

Algeria buries fighters whose skulls were in Paris museum

UK pays tribute to National Health Service on 72nd birthday

Breakfast Blogs

If You Listen to Lt. Governor Dan Patrick and Not Doctor Anthony Fauci, That’s on You Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Growing WikiLeaks Conspiracy [Indictment] emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Troubling numbers for the invertebrates digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Time for an overhaul