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Sep 24 2020

The Breakfast Club (Listen Well)

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

Patricia Hearst gets prison time; Author F. Scott Fitzgerald born; ’60 Minutes’ premieres; Baseball’s Dodgers play last Brooklyn game; Muppets creator Jim Henson born; Children’s author Dr. Seuss dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Gale Eugene Sayers (May 30, 1943 – September 23, 2020)

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.

John Marshall

Breakfast News

Police officers not charged for killing Breonna Taylor

The Latest: Biden urges Louisville protesters to be peaceful

Virus shutdown took a toll on routine health care for kids

US experts vow ‘no cutting corners’ as vaccine tests expand

State Supreme Court upholds ruling on Green Party candidates

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militia posts

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

The Latest: New Mexico adds 3 states to ‘quarantine’ list

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

Madrid wants military help, more doctors to fight virus wave

Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at main airport

French defense chief misled nation on troops’ virus safety

Lebanon asks world’s help ‘trying to rise from its rubble’

Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

EU proposes new asylum system to help frontline nations

France wants to require fathers to take parental leave

First stone laid at Dutch Holocaust Memorial in Amsterdam

Breakfast Blogs

Breonna Taylor’s Life Mattered More Than This Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

“A Digital Pearl Harbor:” The Ways in Which the Vault 7 Leak Could Have Compromised US and British Assets’ Identities emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Do you think he won’t do it? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

They hate you. They really hate you. Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

‘Going Full Jim Crow’: Attorneys Hammer Florida AG for Criminally Investigating Bloomberg’s Payment of Ex-Felons’ Fines Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime

Making Jim Crow Again Scott Lenieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Plan Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Grassley Misleading Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

A FEW QUESTIONS FOR TRUMP’S SUPREME COURT NOMINEE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Rachel Maddow Finds CDC Director Sh*tting Bed, And Floor, Some Walls, The Ceiling Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Ron Johnson, Walking Simpson’s ‘You Tried’ Gif, Releases Biden Ukraine Report Liz Dye, Wonkette

Who Wants To Watch Dr. Fauci Sh*t On Rand Paul And Call Him A Bad Doctor? Evan Hurst, Wonkette