Nov 28

The Breakfast Club (Saving Grace)

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.

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This Day in History

Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean; British prime minister Margaret Thatcher resigns; Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death; The Grand Ole Opry makes its radio debut; Comedian Jon Stewart born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

If your regime is not strong enough to handle a joke, then you don’t have a regime.

Jon Stewart

Breakfast News

TransCanada to resume operation of Keystone pipeline

California farmworker union wins battle to ensure contracts

Supreme Court divided over legality of patent reviewsinia-House-still-in-dispute” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”> Weeks after Election Day, Virginia House still in dispute

Nevada uprising leader vowed ‘whatever it takes’ to stop government: recording

U.S. top court spurns challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban

Supreme Court divided over legality of patent reviews

U.S. Supreme Court declines church’s challenge to Nebraska funeral picketing law

Indonesia extends Bali airport closure due to Agung eruption

Ireland on the verge of snap election as crisis deepens

Mexico finance minister Meade resigns to run for presidency

Syrian opposition aims for Assad’s removal in Geneva talks

Germany’s Christmas markets open under tight security a year after attack

Breakfast Blogs

This Is What Dictators Do Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

As We Face Our Current Emergency Let’s Not Forget How (and Who) Our Last One Contributed to This One emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler. emptywheel

The Nice Nazi Next Door EChidne, at her blog

Some additional points of attack on income inequality digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Kudos. We like winning. Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Our Perfect Constitutional Machine Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

On Trump and the idea of political correctness Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

O’KEEFE AND THE O’KEEFENIKS ACTUALLY BELIEVE THEIR OWN B.S. ABOUT THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Ajit Pai’s Big Lie Mike Masnick, Techdirt

FBI Leaves It To Journalists To Notify US Government Targets Of Russian Hacking Tim Cushing, Techdirt