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The Breakfast Club (Light Years From Home)

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 10:30am (ET) 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.

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This Day in History

Japan signs surrender, officially ending World War II; Union forces occupy Atlanta during the Civil War; A great fire ravages medieval London; Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh dies; Wreckage of the Titanic found.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read. Mark Twain

Breakfast News

Putin on world domination, future wars and life on Mars

France urges Syria transition without Assad

EU’s border stance paves way for Northern Ireland to get special status

Kenyan supreme court annuls Uhuru Kenyatta election victory

Yemen Red Crescent founder dies after being denied treatment

Records of four million Time Warner Cable customers left unsecured: Gizmodo

A judge ruled this veteran is a US citizen. Now he faces deportation to Mexico

California lawmakers block Mojave water bill, Cadiz surges

Breakfast Blogs

Don’t Let the Door Hit You, Sheriff Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Reality Winner Claims NSA’s Collection on Russians Had Already Been Compromised emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Partisanship, Propaganda and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Echidne’s Take. Echidne, at her blog

Friday Night Soother digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Stanford all over Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Both Sides Do It, But the Democrat Party Is More Neoliberal Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 140 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Attention Privileged White Guys driftglass, at his blog

Monumental mistakes, statuary rape, and how New York’s blithering mayor, Bill DeBlasio, blathered his way into a mess The New York Crank, No More Mister Nice Blog

Officers With Personal Body Cams Taking The ‘Public’ Out Of ‘Public Accountability’ Tim Cushing, Techdirt

AT&T Blatantly Lies, Claims Most Consumers Want Net Neutrality Killed Karl Bode, Techdirt

Twitter Suspends Reporter’s Account… After He Gets Targeted By Russian Twitter Bots Mike Masnick, Techdirt