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Sep 29 2021

The Breakfast Club (Possible Outcomes)

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

Germany annexes Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland region; America returns to manned spaceflight for the first time since the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster; Pope John Paul the First is found dead in his Vatican apartment.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There’s two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.

Enrico Fermi

Breakfast News

US News

The Latest: Idaho health workers say public animosity rising

Pfizer vaccine for kids may not be available until November

COVID-related attacks prompt hospital to issue panic buttons

Employer vaccine mandates convert some workers, but not all

Wyoming city reflects vaccine hesitancy in conservative US

Navajo Nation reports 37 more COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

Arkansas governor allows state’s COVID emergency to end

Wyoming city reflects vaccine hesitancy in conservative US

Beshear: Kentucky to become electric vehicle leader

Young activists bemoan climate inaction, demand more say

Oklahoma governor defers decision on commuting Julius Jones

San José to apologize for 1887 Chinatown destruction

Court says city can ban Confederate flag in veterans parade

Housing market so hot, burned house going for almost $400K

US bans swimming with Hawaii’s nocturnal spinner dolphins

US Politics

Big pressure on Biden, Dems to trim $3.5T federal overhaul

Joint Chiefs chairman calls Afghan war a ‘strategic failure’

Milley defends calls to Chinese at end of Trump presidency

South Dakota AG reviewing Noem’s meeting with daughter

International News

Brazil doctors accuse health company of forcing chloroquine

Far-right cryptocurrency follows ideology across borders

Sports

Lindor, Stroman lead Mets past Marlins 5-2 in DH opener

Joneses and Miller sweep major WNBA awards

Breakfast Blogs

The Wall Street Journal Just Dropped a Bomb on the Federal Judiciary Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Excellent Read: “A vaccine mandate fractures a state fair… Anne Laurie, Balloon Juice

No great loss digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

How to help enforce vaccination mandates using social media Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Enablers of the fall Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Rep. Jerry Nadler Pushing New Bill That Will Destroy Online Commerce; Make Sure Only Amazon Can Afford The Liability Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Following Nationwide Police Brutality Protests, DOJ Steps Up To Issue Incremental Updates To Its Chokehold/No-Knock Warrant Policies Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Unsealed Rudy Giuliani Filings Reveal Scope of Government’s Investigation — Including His Trip to Poland Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime

Appeals Court Pauses Lawsuit over Georgia Abortion Ban Until Supreme Court Decides Mississippi Case Aaron Keller, Law & Crime

Give me liberty or give me my nice little government sinecure; your choice really Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Vaccine mandates are good and highly effective Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 922 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

New Bottle For Old Whine Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

THEY KNOW TRUMP MIGHT DESTROY AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. THEY JUST DON’T THINK IT WOULD BE A BIG DEAL. Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

FL Gov Ron DeSantis Going To LOCK HER UP Mark Zuckerberg For … Well, What Have You Got? Liz Dye, Wonkette

Climate Vs. Jobs? Ford And Its New $11.4 Billion EV And Battery Plants Say STFU.​ Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Ohio Wingnut’s Terrible Pro-Coronavirus Bill Foiled By Ohio’s Terrible Labor Laws! Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Seriously, At This Point, Would You Buy A Used Car From Kyrsten Sinema? Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

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