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Nov 04 2021

The Breakfast Club (The Rose)

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

Militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and seize its occupants; Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated; Soviet troops move in to crush the Hungarian Revolution in Eastern Europe; Baseball hall-of-famer Cy Young dies; Rapper and producer Sean “Diddy” Combs is born. ek hornbeck died.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

This is the internet. Get a thicker skin or find another hobby.

ek horbeck

, 11/4/2020

Breakfast News

US News

Navajo Nation reports 80 new COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

Roll up your sleeves: Kids’ turn arrives for COVID-19 shots

Portland, Oregon, mayor proposes increasing police budget

FBI releases declassified documents on Sept. 11 attacks

After 196 years, college grants tenure to a Black professor

Regulators reduce rates for Arizona’s largest power company

US Politics

High court seems ready to strike down New York gun law

Senate Dems push new voting bill, and again hit GOP wall

Activists keep police reform push despite Minneapolis loss

Phil Murphy narrowly reelected governor in New Jersey

Paid leave, immigration, tax changes added to Biden bill

International News

Globe bounces back to nearly 2019 carbon pollution levels

Ash from erupting volcano forces Spanish islanders indoors

Sports

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in COVID-19 protocol, out Sunday

Medvedev advances, Tsitsipas retires at Paris Masters

Breakfast Blogs

The Voters of the Mequon-Thiensville School District Can See What’s Going On. Can the National Media? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

January 6 Defendants Succeed in Proving They Were Treated Better than Other DC Detainees emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

About Last Night… Betty Cracker, Balloon Juice

Round and Round the Wurlitzer Goes, Where It Stops Nobody Knows John Cole, Balloon Juice

Yet Another Moral Stain digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullaballoo

FEC failed, so Giffords sues NRA directly Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Change of strategy? Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Appeals Court Doesn’t Seem To Like Much About A Criminal Defamation Law Police Used To Arrest A Critic Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Justice Alito Asks Why Law-Abiding Citizens Can’t Be Armed on NYC Subways as SCOTUS Hears Major Second Amendment Case Elura Nanos, Law & Crime

Aaron Rodgers lied about being vaxxed then violated COVID protocols Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Sam Alito: “There are not enough guns on subways and in schools today. Please add many more. I am not a crackpot.” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Wu Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Random Lessons from the Virginia Reaming The Rude Pundit, at his blog

New York Times: Why Do These GOP Activists Keep Sucking My C*ck? Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

WaPo: Trump Claims Executive Privilege Over Meetings His Campaign Paid For Liz Dye, Wonkette

Ron DeSantis Brandons Himself Evan Hurst, Wonkette

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