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Nov 06 2021

The Brekafast Club (Objective Journalism)

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

Abraham Lincoln wins four-way race for President as American Civil War nears; March music ‘king’ John Phillip Sousa born; Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky dies; Director Mike Nichols born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.

Walter Cronkite

Breakfast News

US News

Pfizer says COVID-19 pill cut hospital, death risk by 90%

More vaccines, fewer mask rules as US keeps fighting COVID

Vaccine refusals in intelligence agencies raise GOP concerns

Report: US cancels vaccine maker’s multimillion dollar deal

Lawsuits over workplace vaccine rule focus on states’ rights

Washington state senators to need COVID test to attend votes

COVID-19 forces closure of rural Lincoln County courthouse

US employers shrugged off virus and stepped up hiring

Arizona National Guard helps with Maricopa jail vaccinations

After long COVID battle, Iowa man decides to wed in hospital

Denver Zoo reports world’s first coronavirus cases in hyenas

Southern California enacts new smog rules on refineries

Oil spill cleanup improves, fisheries to stay closed longer

University changes course; professors may testify in lawsuit

Black women at Pierce sheriff’s dept. allege discrimination

Game on: 9-foot video game joystick on record as largest

Florida considers ousting mockingbird from honorary perch

Rare leopard cub makes debut at Santa Barbara Zoo

End of daylight saving time means winter is on the horizon

US Politics

Dems end deadlock, House sends Biden infrastructure bill

House Dems near truce, approach infrastructure win for Biden

What’s in, and what’s out, as House nears vote on Biden bill

Former Justice Dept. lawyer cuts Jan. 6 deposition short

Virginia Dems concede defeat, say Republicans control House

In Richmond, Youngkin to face ‘the Senate Democratic Alamo’

International News

Japan to ease border controls Monday as coronavirus slows

UN Security Council calls for end to Ethiopia hostilities

Sports

NASCAR denounces ‘Let’s go, Brandon’ conservative rally cry

Breakfast Blogs

This Is Rope-a-Dope With Actual Dopes Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Igor Danchenko Indictment: Structure emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, empywheel

Bullshit Brigade: Now with More NYT Bullshit [Action Item Included] Rayne, emptywheel

Shameless digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

If the climate don’t gitcha…. Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Austin Homeowners Association Pitches In To Help Cops Kill A Guy Over Uncut Grass Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Copyright Troll Richard Liebowitz Suspended From Practicing Law In New York Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Pretending the war on Critical Race Theory (sic) isn’t a cynical moral panic Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Innumeracy 101 Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 948 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and MOney

Farce/Off, Starring Adam Kinzinger and Matthew Dowd driftglass, at hi blog

The Fuck, Joe Manchin? The Rude Pundit, at his blog

THE MEDIA: REPUBLICANS CAN WIN BY NOT SEEMING EXTREMIST! EXTREMISTS: NOT SO FAST! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Did James O’Keefe Spy Thugs Burgle Ashley Biden’s Diary? Because That’s F*cking Gross Rebecca Schoenkopf, Wonkette

October Jobs Report Out And Great News, Unless You Are Fox Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

How Is Gabby Giffords Being A Hero Today? Liz Dye, Wonkette

What’s Better Than One Manhattan Grand Jury Investigating Trump Org? Another One! Evan Hurst, Wonkette

NYT’s Nate Cohn Thinks Glenn Youngkin’s A Postracial Dreamboat Almost Like That Obama Guy Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

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