The Breakfast Club (Intentions)

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

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

Eddie Money: March 21, 1949 – September 13, 2019

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.

Douglas Adams

Breakfast News

NY finds $1B in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

Lead pipes that tainted Newark’s water are found across US

Judge: Confederate statues will stay in Charlottesville

NC governor seeks Hurricane Dorian disaster declaration

Arkansas House speaker files resolution to oust lawmaker

Phoenix to become most populous US city to drop library fees

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain, death toll to 4

Paris sees biggest transport strike in decade over pensions

Unable to vote, Palestinians shrug off Israel’s elections

Johnson, Juncker to meet in a bid for a Brexit breakthrough

New Zealand plans further restrictions to gun ownership

South African leader drops UN visit as women protest attacks

Hong Kong festival marked with pro-democracy messages

France bans shows by ailing bear following abuse complaints

Kenya becomes 3rd country to roll out malaria vaccine

Congo Ebola survivor passes college exam taken in isolation

Breakfast Blogs

Trump Is Turning a Buck on the Presidency and His People Are Bragging About It for Laughs Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Obliteration of Alpha Males. Or What Tucker Carlson Fears Might Happen In American Politics? Ecidne, at her blog

Standard issue Wingnut xenophobia digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

No more front-runner? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

On the Mystery of the McCabe Grand Jury Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare

The Paranoid Style and the New York Times Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Random Observations on the Democratic Candidates After Their Third of 850 Debates the Rude Pundit, at his blog

There wasn’t a process Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Get Elizabeth Warren’s Government Hands Off Our Social Security! Just Kidding, Liz, FEEL IT UP PROPER! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Trump: What If We Just Did The Obama Iran Deal … BUT STUPIDER? Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Justice Department Will Get Andy McCabe, Or Die Tryin’ Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette

Twitter Stands Up For Devin Nunes’ Parody Accounts: Won’t Reveal Who’s Behind Them Mike Masnick, Techdirt