The Breakfast Club (Caravan)

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

Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I think everybody’s nuts.
Johnny Depp

Breakfast News

UN pledges to end Aids epidemic but plan barely mentions those most at risk

Austrian far-right party challenges presidential election results

Guantánamo Bay lawyers deny colluding with judge in key 9/11 case

Ex-CIA officer faces extradition to Italy after final appeal rejected

Uber CEO investigated over allegations of fraud in price-fixing case

Scientists uncover 11 types of acute myeloid leukaemia

Breakfast Blogs

The Real Reason Bernie Sanders Needs to Get on Board with Hillary Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

NSA’s Curious Goal-Post Moving on Snowden’s Complaints emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

So is every white judge is on notice that they can’t fairly judge minority defendants? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Puerto Rico Democratic Party Reduced Primary Votes to 8% of What Was Expected Gaius Publius, naked capitalism

The Wretch-a-Sketch driftglass, at his blog

NEW YORK TIMES ED BOARD: IT’S HILLARY’S JOB TO REBUT CONSPIRACY THEORIES FROM PRIMARY TRUTHERS New York Times Ed Board: It’s Hillary’s Job To Rebut Conspiracy From Primary Truthers Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Senator Jeff Sessions Looks To Blast A Giant Hole In The 4th Amendment For ‘Emergency’ Response Mike Masnick, Techdirt