The Breakfast Club (Stability)

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

Samuel Morse opens America’s first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain’s Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

There is nothing so stable as change.

Bob Dylan

Breakfast News

UK raises national terror threat to highest possible level after Manchester attacks

UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attack

Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south Philippines

Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

Ethiopia’s Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency

Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

Texas moves to soften voter ID law after judge finds bias

Lawsuit: Mississippi fails to educate black children equally

Largest US chain of psychiatric hospitals under investigation for holding patients to increase revenue: report

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk

Rhode Island House passes bill to deregulate hair braiding

Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

Breakfast Blogs

Make No Mistake: This Is Not a ‘Trump Budget’ Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Did Pompeo Also Get an Obstruction Call from Trump? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

A Political Paradox: The Anti-Extremist Ideology Center in Riyadh. Echidne, at her blog

We built it. They’re using it. digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

“All we hold dear is created by throwing everything in the pot” Tim Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Great Moments In Responsibility Evasion Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

David Brooks Urges Out-Of-Touch Snobs to Listen to the Wisdom of the Meatheads driftglass, at his blog


Apple, Verizon Join Forces To Lobby Against New York’s ‘Right To Repair’ Law Karl Bode, Techdirt