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The Breakfast Club (Out of Control)

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

America mourns victims of Sept. 11th attacks; Theodore Roosevelt becomes President; ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ written; Monaco’s Princess Grace dies; Baseball season cancelled due to players’ strike.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Breakfast News

Martin Shkreli bound for jail after judge revokes his $5M bail following Hillary Clinton threat

Trump administration sued over phone searches at U.S. borders

Florida nursing home where deaths occurred was not on priority list: utility

Utilities in U.S. Southeast restore power to nearly half hit by Irma

U.S. Senate passes bill that would make cellphones work on other networks amid natural disasters

U.N. chief, Security Council call on Myanmar to end violence

Kurds will find it hard to implement independence, says Iraqi foreign minister

Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

Pakistan kicks out medical charity MSF from country’s tribal region

UK PM May to make Brexit speech in Italy on Sept. 22: spokesman

Spain calls Catalan mayors for questioning on independence vote

Scientists might be able to bring back the extinct Galapagos tortoise

Breakfast Blogs

A Bad Day for Voting Rights Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Companies Victimized by Repurposed NSA Tools Don’t Share Those Details with Government emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

No wonder Mueller needed such a big team digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Trouble with a capital T Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

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

A Fiendish Cartoon Teaching Kids To Question Authority Christa Blackmon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

DEMOCRATS AREN’T VERY INSPIRATIONAL, BUT THEY CAN STILL BEAT TRUMP Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

For the Record: Funny, I just happen to have Eric Foner right here with me Yastreblyansky , The Rectification of Names

Critic-Raiding Sheriff Settles With Bloggers Who Sued Him Over His Unconstitutional Actions Tim Cushing, Techdirt