The Breakfast Club (Humanity)

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 10:00am (ET) (or whenever we get around to it) 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

Lindbergh baby kidnapped; Khalid Sheikh Mohammed caught in Pakistan; Bobby Sands begins hunger strike; JFK creates Peace Corps; Ron Howard born.

Breakfast Tunes

André Previn, April 6, 1929 – February 28, 2019

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Life is to be lived, not controlled, and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison

Breakfast News

Oregon OKs 1st statewide US mandatory rent control law

Kentucky teachers in ‘sick out’ protest against lawmakers

PG&E: Company equipment ‘probable’ cause of California fire

Neo-Nazi group’s leader is black man who vows to dissolve it

Study: US pedestrian deaths hit highest number since 1990

Waters receding in parts of flooded South; more rain ahead

Winter storms wash away California drought, burnish snowpack

New Nashville clinic seeks to ‘de-stigmatize’ abortion

Maine bear cub that was abandoned is doing well today

From a few icicles, a winter wonderland of ice sprouts

Congo: 4 Ebola patients missing after 2nd clinic attack

UN probe faults Israel for deadly crackdown on Gaza protests

Canada ex-attorney: Government tried to interfere in case

Israel’s Netanyahu jolted by corruption recommendations

Pakistan pledges to release captive Indian fighter pilot

Venezuela’s Guaido plans to go home despite safety concerns

Breakfast Blogs

Republicans Say the Quiet Parts Out Loud, Volume Infinity Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The May 18, 2017 Meeting with Trump, Jay Sekulow, and Michael Cohen emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Short Posts, 2/28/19. Or While Trump Clowns, What’s Going On Behind The Curtain? Echidne, at her blog

Some words to shove in Donald Trump’s face, Part DXCVIII digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

The Emotional Truth of Corruption in Washington Spocko, Hullabaloo

This is not the end Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

“Athletes Who Play Sports Nobody Watches Would Like To Have the Money Instead” Is Not A Good Argument For Not Paying Players Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Oakland Teachers Strike Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Now, Under Trump… driftglass, at his blog

My Dad Went to Hanoi and All I Got Was This Lousy Evidence That I’m in a Smurfing Conspiracy Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Random Observations on Michael Cohen’s Mob Hearing The Rude Pundit, at his blog

CPAC AND THE MEDIA: WHY? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog