The Breakfast Club (Larceny)

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

President Harry Truman orders desegregation of U.S. Military; Cuba’s Fidel Castro attacks Moncada barracks; Argentina’s Eva Peron dies; Playwright George Bernard Shaw and rock star Mick Jagger born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.

Paul Gallico

Breakfast News

Election warnings blare, but action stalls in Congress

16 Marines arrested in migrant smuggling investigation

US government will execute inmates for first time since 2003

Drug cost bill advances but GOP resistance spells trouble

Judge hears arguments in Georgia voting machine case

Colorado driver replaces tail light with red sports drink

N. Korea says missile test was ‘solemn warning’ to S. Korea

Showdown looms as new British PM wants to redo Brexit deal

150 migrants feared dead after boats capsize off Libya coast

Spain eyes new vote after Socialists can’t form government

Europe melts under Sahara heat wave, smashes heat records

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel

Congo student with Ebola still finds a way to take exams

Breakfast Blogs

Mitch McConnell Does Not Give a Damn About the Future of This Country Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Republicans Complaining about Mueller’s Non-Exoneration of Trump Don’t Care that He Exonerated Jeff Sessions emptyweel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Lock him up digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

What would video of Kavanaugh’s hearing prep reveal? Spocko, Hullabaloo

Protectors of their own kind Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Expanding the Covert Agent Secrecy Law Threatens to Chill Reporting Linda Moon, Just Security

Organize the Campaign Workers Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

“My Views Are Not Mush. They’re A Radically Centrist Pilaf.” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Are You Not Entertained! driftglass, at his blog

Without Political Boycotts, the Civil Rights Movement Might have failed: Congress is gutting Constitution to Protect Israeli War Crimes Juan Cole, Informed Cnsent

Gym Jordan Has Allied Himself Completely With Russia– He Should Be Kicked Off The House Intelligence Committee Immediately DownWithTyranny, Down With Tyranny

And Then the Critics Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

Profiles in Cowardice: Random Observations on the Mueller Hearings The Rude Pundit, at his blog