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Sep 28 2020

The Breakfast Club (Hindsight)

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

Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The past always looks better than it was. It’s only pleasant because it isn’t here.

Finley Peter Dunne

Breakfast News

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

Napa County brush fire rapidly grows to at least 1,500 acres, forcing hospital to evacuate

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app TikTok

Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting extension

California will house transgender inmates by gender identity

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge

UK university students furious over virus restrictions

Morocco faces down COVID spread with tough rules

Romania’s ruling party upbeat after municipal elections

Conservatives lead in French Senate elections, Greens gain

French president says longtime Belarus leader ‘must go’

Breakfast Blogs

The DOJ’s Claims of Discarded Ballots Are Yet Another Storm Cloud Forming Over the 2020 Election Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

In His 302, William Barnett Admitted to Saving Trump [While Ignoring at Least Four Pieces of Evidence Implicating Him] emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

A Short Post on Trump’s Candidate For The Supreme Court echidne, at her blog

I, a lowly blogger, paid more in income taxes than the alleged billionaire Donald Trump digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Everything Trump touches dies – Fall of Empires edition Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

NY Times Trump Tax Story Has Enough Information to Justify New Special Counsel, Says Former Prosecutor Alberto Luperon, Law & Crime

Ken Burns in the Black Lives Matter Age Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Mrs. America Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Triliteral Commission Rectification of Names

FOR HIS ATTEMPTED ELECTION THEFT, TRUMP WILL HAVE BACKUP Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Trump Bans Diversity Training In The Name of Diversity Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette

Alaska’s US Senate Surprisingly Close, Because Alaska Doesn’t Do Predictable

Who Had ‘Brain-Eating Amoebas In Texas’ On Their 2020 Bingo Card? Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Kyle Rittenhouse, Conservative America’s Teen Dream Killing Machine Stephen Robinson, Wonkette