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Sep 06 2021

The Breakfast Club (Social Order)

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

President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain’s Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Nature has made men free and equal. The distinctions necessary for social order are only founded on general utility.

Marquis de Lafayette

Breakfast News

US News

Two anchors of COVID safety net ending, affecting millions

West Virginia ending one of worst weeks during pandemic

Maine nursing home to close; Vermont courts extend protocols

Florida grapples with COVID-19′s deadliest phase yet

Hospitals in crisis in least vaccinated state: Mississippi

South Lake Tahoe residents can return as fire threat eases

A hurricane-hardened city coping ‘the New Orleans way’

Divers identify broken pipeline as source of Gulf oil spill

International News

Virus pummels French Polynesia, straining ties with Paris

Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

Merkel: Rebuilding of flood-hit areas will take a long time

Soldiers detain Guinea’s president, dissolve government

Sports

Sánchez 2 HRs, 6 RBIs, but Yanks blow lead, fall to O’s 8-7

Báez 4 for 4, Pillar slam, Mets hit 4 HRs to beat Nats 13-6

DJ Peters has 2 HRs, 4 hits to help Rangers beat Angels 7-3

Cronenworth homers in 9th, Padres win; Stanek, Astros tumble

Seager’s double keys 11th inning rally, Mariners top D-backs

Indians homer in 19th straight; beat Sox 11-5

Vogelbach slam in 9th caps comeback, Brewers shock Cards 6-5

‘Happy-go-lucky’ teen Fernandez upsets Kerber at US Open

Paralympic closing marks end of Tokyo’s 8-year Olympic saga

Brazil-Argentina qualifier suspended in coronavirus dispute

Breakfast Blogs

The Network Effect: The 3%ers Incitement, Terrorist Enhancements, and California’s Anti-Maskers emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

The recall is bad for California and bad for the USA Digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Texas is the nation Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hhullabaloo

Texas Judge Issues Restraining Order Blocking Anti-Abortion Group From Suing Planned Parenthood Under New Abortion Law Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime

The Texas GOP’s loving tribute to Nicolae Ceauşescu Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Cults, ancient and contemporary Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Limited Efficacy of Unplanned Boycotts Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Shit Show Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

DEMOCRATS NEED A LONG GAME, AND IMPORTANT PEOPLE DON’T WANT THEM TO HAVE ONE Steve M>, No More Mister Nice Blog

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