The Breakfast Club (Fear Less)

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) 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

Bolshevik Revolution takes place; America’s 2000 presidential vote faces limbo; Nixon loses Calif. governor’s race; Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses; Evangelist Billy Graham and singer Joni Mitchell born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

Marie Curie

Breakfast News

Supreme Court reverses ruling sparing killer who forgot the crime

Texas suspect’s violent history was left out of gun background check system

Equifax probes legal officer’s role in post-breach share sales: WSJ

Obamacare registrations hit record total days after enrollment began

U.S. to suspend use in Colorado of ‘cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals

US ends temporary permits for Nicaragua, holds on Honduras

Hong Kong court allows young democracy activist Joshua Wong to appeal prison sentence

Papua New Guinea court rejects bid to restore water, food to detention center

Saudi Arabia says Lebanon has declared war on it

Breakfast Blogs

Have You Surrendered to Gun Violence as Part of the Cost of ‘Freedom’? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Be Wary of Jumping on the Changing Veselnitskaya Claims emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

The Slow Death of Neoliberalism: Part 4B Ed Walker, emptywheel

The Curious Timing of Kushner’s visit to KSA and the U.S.’ EITI Exit Rayne, emptywheel

Did Trump Jr imply he could deliver? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

It worked for Bush the Elder tristero, Hullabaloo

Reset the “Now is not the time…” clock Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

The New Front in the Republican Battle Against Civil Rights Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Mass shootings resulting in eight or more deaths in the USA since 1950Mass shootings resulting in eight or more deaths in the USA since 1950 Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 163 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Independents Are a Wreath of Pretty Flowers Which Smell Bad driftglass, at his blog


Cop Loses Immunity After Shooting, Headstomping Gravely-Injured Suspect Tim Cushing, Techdirt