The Breakfast Club (The Rivers Of My Memory)

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

First victim dies in post-Sept. 11th anthrax scare; VP candidates spar over JFK; The Beatles release ‘Love Me Do’; ‘Monty Python’ premieres; Baseball’s Barry Bonds tops single-season runs record.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.

Bill Dana

Breakfast News

Yemen famine feared as starving children fight for lives in hospital

Hurricane Matthew: storm arrives in Cuba after ripping through Haiti

Yahoo secretly monitored emails on behalf of the US government – report

‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ far bigger than imagined, aerial survey shows

Jamie Oliver’s paella brings fractured Spain together … against him

Breakfast Blogs

When Are We Going to Answer for Torture? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

rgency Declaration The Yahoo Scans Closely Followed Obama’s Cybersecurity Emergency Declaration emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

A shocking statistic digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 David Brooks: O My Ducats! O My Dogma! driftglass, at his blog

Paul Ryan’s Friends Play McKay Coppins Like A Stradivarius Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Following Coverage Of Trademark Dispute, Lawyer Demands Image On News Story Be Taken Down As Infringing Timothy Geigner, Techdirt

FBI’s Comey: Actually, Chasing ISIS Off Twitter Makes It More Difficult For Us To Follow Them Tim Cushing, Techdirt