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Nov 26 2021

The Breakfast Club (Get Back)

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

China enters Korean War; Nazis force half a million Jews into walled ghetto; Nixon’s secretary tries to explain gap on Watergate tapes; ‘Casablanca’ premieres at Hollywood Theater; Tina Turner is born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There’s a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker.

https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/charles_m_schulz_100032

Breakfast News

US News

Families struggle with how to hold 2nd pandemic Thanksgiving

US Politics

International News

Merkel: ‘Sad day’ as Germany marks 100,000 deaths from COVID

Europe’s Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise

South African scientists detect new virus variant amid spike

Concerns rise over Indonesia’s sputtering COVID vaccinations

Solomon Islands leader blames foreign powers for unrest

Russia: Death toll in Siberian coal mine blast raised to 52

France calls for European aid after 27 migrant deaths at sea

ome fear China could win from US spat with Marshall Islands

Egypt unveils renovated ‘Avenue of the Sphinxes’ in Luxor

Afghan girl from famous cover portrait is evacuated to Italy

Sports

Raiders beat Cowboys 36-33 in OT on field goal after penalty

Allen throws for 4 TDs as Bills beat hobbled Saints, 31-6

Brown, Spartans pull away late to beat No. 22 UConn 64-60

Williamson, Louisville beat Mississippi St. 72-58 in Bahamas

No. 8 Mississippi beats Mississippi State 31-21 in Egg Bowl

Ellis, No. 24 USC beat St. Joseph’s 70-55 at Wooden Legacy

Breakfast Blogs

A Bit of Personal Thanksgiving Tradition To Pass the Time: The Story Behind the Cornbread Stuffing Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice

Parallel Tracks: Project Veritas Served on Their Subpoena Stance emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Future Cooks of America digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 961 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money