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The Breakfast Club (On The Road)

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

A massacre at the Munich Olympics; President Gerald Ford escapes the first of two assassination attempts, weeks apart; Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ published; Missionary nun Mother Teresa dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn

Breakfast News

Caribbean islands, Florida brace for fierce Hurricane Irma

Evacuation lifted around Arkema’s flooded Texas chemical plant

Los Angeles fire spread halted, work to contain it continues

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress seeks support in Paris

Turkey criticizes German ‘populism’ after Merkel shift on EU membership

Breakfast Blogs

Undocumented Workers Will Help Rebuild Texas After Harvey Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Two Addendum’s To Ben Wittes’ “How to Read an Investigation” emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheeL

They want their mass deportations and they want them now digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Not so hard to believe Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

“Best QB of the 2012 NFL Draft Class” Is Not a Close Question Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 141 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Parthian Shot driftglass, at his b;og

All Our Base Are Belong to Sam Bee Yastreblyansky, No More Mister Nice Blog