The Breakfast Club (Conscience)

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

Soviet hard-liners mount a coup against Mikhail Gorbachev; Nazi Germany ratifies Adolf Hitler’s powers; U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers convicted by Soviet tribunal; Comedian Groucho Marx dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There is only one way to achieve happiness on this terrestrial ball, and that is to have either a clear conscience or none at all.

Ogden Nash

Breakfast News

US delayed $400m payment to Iran until American prisoners released

Images from US Border Patrol facility reveal harsh conditions for immigrants

Pirates chased away from British freighter by Nigerian warship

California’s Blue Cut fire: climate change dismissed as ‘excuse’ on the ground to shut down next week after acquisition by Univision

Alaskan village threatened by rising sea levels votes for costly relocation

Anarchist group installs nude Donald Trump statues in US cities

India mourns crocodile-wrestling ‘Queen mother’ of tigers

Breakfast Blogs

Just how many Nazis are on his team anyway? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Common sense is neither Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Trump Supporters Want To Cage And Ship Out Mexicans Spocko, Hullabaloo

Dear Republicans, The Call From The Crazies Is Coming From Inside The House Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

North Carolina Tries To Save Its Racist Vote Suppression Law Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

New Bombshell Emails Show Pro-Russia Trump Advisers May Have Violated Federal Law Seaqam Colarossi, Politicus