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Oct 12 2020

The Breakfast Club (Fury)

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

Columbus lands in Americas; USS Cole bombed in Yemen; Soviet leader Khrushchev bangs shoe at UN; Blast rips Bali nightclub; Opera’s Luciano Pavarotti born; Singer John Denver dies in plane crash.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Hell hath no fury like a liberal scorned.

Dick Gregory

Breakfast News

COVID-19 coverage safety net has plenty of holes in US

Amid COVID, many businesses in precarious spot as 2020 ends

GOP governors in spiking states strain for silver linings

Judge throws out Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania lawsuit

Maine postal workers reassemble high-speed sorting machine

California wildfires ravage dozens of family-run wineries

Forestry officials warn to ‘social distance’ from hairy-looking caterpillars

The Latest: Brazil’s virus death toll surpasses 150,000

India cases cross 7 million as experts warn of complacency

Lesson not learned: Europe unprepared as 2nd virus wave hits

England to have 3-tier lockdown system amid ‘tipping point’

Soaring virus infection puts more French cities on alert

Lithuanians to choose new parliament amid virus tensions

Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce violated

Leftist, hard-liner in Turkish Cypriot leadership runoff

WFP chief seeks million from donors, billionaires for food

Breakfast Blogs

Don’t Ignore Amy Coney Barrett’s Fealty to Money Power and the Corporate Class Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Frothy Right Embraces CIA’s Unmasking the Identities of Political Candidates emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

She is not a nice person digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

A tweetle beetle bottle puddle paddle battle muddle Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Federal Judge Halts Restrictions on Texas Ballot Drop-Off Boxes: ‘The State’s Proffered Reason of Ballot Security is a Pretext’ Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime

Still waiting Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Nice Woman? I don’t give a shit. Good mother? Fuck you! Go home and play with your kids Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 692 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

This Lincoln Project Ad Would Be a Lot More Charming To Me driftglass, at his blog

Negative Thereness Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

ROSS DOUTHAT FAILS TO REASSURE ME Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

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