The Breakfast Club (Give Me The Night)

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

Inventor Thomas Edison dies; Three scientists share Nobel prize for DNA work; Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York; Two U.S. athletes suspended for Mexico City Olympics protest; Rock star Chuck Berry born.

Breakfast Tunes


Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.

Pierre Trudeau

Breakfast News

Judge rejects riot charges for journalist Amy Goodman after oil pipeline protest

Guantánamo Diary author Mohamedou Ould Slahi freed after 14 years

Head of police chief group regrets law enforcement’s role in black oppression

emen to start 72-hour ceasefire, says UN special envoy

MIT nuclear fusion record marks latest step towards unlimited clean energy

Breakfast Blogs

‘Little Trump’ Is Driving All His Surrogates InsaneCharles Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Fury and Failure of Donald Trump3 Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone

A story that is only interesting in bizarroworld, apparently digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Sunday Morning Comin’ Down: UPDATE driftglass, at his blog

Could A Clinton Supreme Court Nominee Even Get Through A Democratic Senate? Steve M., No More mister Nice Blog

Projecting Your Political Preferences Onto People Is Not Taking Them Seriously Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

California DMV Rejects 1NFOS3C Vanity Plate Because Of ‘Sexual Connotation’ Mike Masnick, Techdirt