The Breakfast Club (Prejudice, Opinion & Facts)

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 9:30 am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00 am (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

Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
E. B. White

Breakfast News

CIA medical staff gave specifications on how to torture post-9/11 detainees

EgyptAir flight MS804: Egypt says it has spotted wreckage of plane

FBI uses questionable facial recognition software to comb vast photo database

Take that, FBI: Apple goes all in on encryption

‘Like a bad novel’: Oakland police lose second chief in a week amid sex scandal

Police warned of Isis jihadis en route to France and Belgium from Syria

Amnesty urges Formula One to ‘influence’ Azerbaijan over human rights

Charlotte Brontë’s dress gaffe ruled out 165 years after Thackeray dinner

Breakfast Blogs

This Really Is a Historic Game of Chicken

Tuesday: Going Alone Rayne, emptywheel

A Confederacy of Dunces driftglass at his blog, driftglass

How Long Can This Last? Joshua Marshall, Talking Points Memo

FBI Sues To Block Disclosure Of Surveillance Cameras Locations Because It Would Violate The Privacy Of Those Surveilled Tim Cushing, Techdirt

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    • BobbyK on June 16, 2016 at 8:18 pm


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