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Nov 27 2020

The Breakfast Club (Quarantine Blues)

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

San Francisco Mayor shot to death; Gerald Ford named as Richard Nixon’s Vice President; Doctors perform world’s first partial face transplant; Playwright Eugene O’Neill dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Now more than ever, I have learned that, when people die, they truly do live throughout those who love them.

Caroline Kennedy

Breakfast News

US News

New Mexico’s daily count of COVID-19 cases trending down

Empty seats, delivered feasts as virus changes Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations, miss virus

High court blocks NY virus limits on houses of worship

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores

International News

The Latest: Australian state marks 28 days with no new case

Asia Today: South Korea cases stay above 500 for 2nd day

UK asks regulator to assess AZ-Oxford vaccine amid questions

Pubs to stay shut in many areas in new English virus curbs

Rome airport poised to try ’COVID tested” flights from US

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

EU parliament backs lobster deal and EU-US mini trade pact

Sports

Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

Deshaun Watson’s 4 TDs lift Texans to 41-25 win over Lions

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

No. 1 Gonzaga defeats No. 6 Kansas 102-90; 3 Zags with 20+ Go Gonzaga!

No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire Classic

Bama’s Jones, Auburn’s Nix playing well entering Iron Bowl

Breakfast Blogs

The Native People of This Country Helped to Rescue America From Its Worst Instincts Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Mike Flynn’s Son Invoked His Fifth Amendment Privilege Early in the Investigation into His Father emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Live by the Q, die by the Q digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Your restaurant families Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Persons of bad faith Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

I admire its purity Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 734 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

A Thanksgiving Poem from Indigenous America The Rude Pundit, at his blog

Covid vs. Fervid Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

A GRIP ON REALITY, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog