The Breakfast Club (Magic)

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

Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of ‘The Honeymooners’ fame dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.
Robert Reich

Breakfast News

Britain votes for Brexit after dramatic night leaves nation divided

Chinese tornado leaves dozens dead

More than 1,200 die of starvation and illness at Nigeria refugee camp

Man who depicted Erdoğan as Gollum given suspended sentence

Buenos Aires zoo to close after 140 years: ‘Captivity is degrading’

Led Zeppelin cleared of stealing riff for Stairway to Heaven

Will your driverless car be willing to kill you to save the lives of others?

US soldier in Iwo Jima photograph misidentified, marines say

Flight of the emu: story of the big bird photographed fleeing California wildfire

Breakfast Blogs

This Texas Prison Sounds Like Literal Hell Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

An Economics For The Left Ed Walker, emptywheel

“You’ve got to stand for something if you want to win” Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

The True Cost David Dayen, Talking Points Memo

Well This Was Predictable driftglass, at his blog driftglass

With a Teleprompter and Some Hack Ideologue Speechwriters, Trump Could be Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Kennedy Abandons Roberts on Affirmative Action Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Open Access Idaho Broadband Network Lets Customers Switch To A New ISP In Seconds Karl Bode, Techdrt