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Apr 22 2022

The Breakfast Club (Ode To Freedom)

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

Richard Nixon dies, Elian Gonzalez seized by federal agents, Oklahoma land rush begins.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.

Vladimir Nabokov

Breakfast Blogs

We Are Duty-Bound to Bring You This Story of Three Indiana Judges and a Shooting at a White Castle Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Bannon’s One-Time Co-Conspirators Admit They Cheated Trump Supporters in the Conspiracy Trump Pardoned Bannon For emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

War for Ukraine Update 57: Mariupol’s Defenders Still Hang On Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice

Listen to what these people are saying digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Humans of Facebook, please restore @Karoli’s account Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Culture war as shock doctrine Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

DOJ Agrees To Return Cash Seized From Company Transporting Proceeds From Sales Of Legal Weed Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Appeals Court Says That Scraping Public Data Off A Website Does Not Violate Hacking Law Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement of Sweeping Kentucky Abortion Law Maria Sarnoff, Law & Crime

Calling Fifth Circuit ‘Too Extreme,’ SCOTUS Majority Led by Justice Sotomayor Deals Defeat to Digital Billboard Giants in Austin Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime

Conservative Media Cheering DeSantis Crackdown on Disney Are Ignoring What a Catastrophe It Would Be for Florida Sarah Rumpf, Law & Crime

Justice Thomas Dunks on Due Process, Argues for Stronger Equal Protection as SCOTUS Says Puerto Rico Doesn’t Deserve Some Government Benefits Aaron Keller, Law & Crime

The end of tenure in red states Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Right wing attempt to express concern about Black people goes as expected (Update – TODAY IN PARLIAMENT HAS NOW BECOME THE CLASSIC SERIAL) Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Masks on a plane Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Both Siderism Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning drifglass, at his blog

WHEN THEY TELL YOU HOW THEY’RE PLANNING TO TAKE AWAY YOUR RIGHTS, BELIEVE THEM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Sen. Mike Lee Was Full Of Crap On January 6. And He’s Full Of Crap Today. Liz Dye, Wonkette

Nice Time: Department Of Education Will Fix Program That Screwed Millions Of Student Loan Borrowers! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

Georgia Republicans Nearly QAnon-ed A Mental Health Bill Out Of Existence Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Michael Flynn Has Cool Idea To Help Putin Finish Genocide He Started Evan Hurst, Wonkette