The Breakfast Club (Family Skeletons)

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

President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain’s Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

George Bernard Shaw

Breakfast News

Lawmakers seek answers for why Native American women vanish

LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

Next Chicago mayor to confront city divided by race, class

Investigators seek massive North Carolina voting records

California dam repairs hit $1.1 billion, could climb higher

UK charges 2 Russians in absentia in nerve agent attack

Paraguay moves Israel embassy back out of Jerusalem

Museum: Centuries old Torah not burned in Rio blaze

Israel’s top court says West Bank village can be demolished

Typhoon leaves major airport closed and destruction in Japan

Houses engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Hokkaido, Japan

Breakfast Blogs

Just Shut Up and Quit Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Mueller Ready to Get Trump on the Record on His Involvement in the Russian Conspiracy emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

They’re still trying to kill us digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Our Royal Babysitters tristero, Hullabaloo

Under storm clouds Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

A Rush to Confirm Judge Kavanaugh at the Expense of Senate Interests Andy Wright, Just Security

Be John Dean or STFU Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Today In Republican Detachment Disorder: Joe Scarborough driftglass, at his blog


Literary Corner: Bannon Yatreblyansky, Rectification of Names

Sounds Like Trump’s Locked In Oval Office Masturbating To His ‘100 Pictures’ Of Mueller And Comey Kissing Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Dr. Jerome Corsi, PhD, Subpoenaed By Mueller, Something Something GAY OBAMA, Something Something FEMA CAMP Doktor Zoom, Wonkette