The Breakfast Club (Tough Occupation)

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.

This Day in History

Germans dance on top of Berlin Wall as communism crumbles in Eastern Europe; Nazis target Jews during ‘Kristallnacht’; A massive blackout hits the Northeast; Poet Dylan Thomas and Actor Art Carney die. (

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it.

Martha Gellhorn

Breakfast News

The Latest: Global coronavirus case total tops 50 million

Nursing home COVID-19 cases rise four-fold in surge states

Convention centers, museums become classrooms amid pandemic

Eta expected to be hurricane and strike Florida Keys

Earthquake felt across southern New England

World leaders hope for fresh start after Biden win

Firecrackers and prayers as Indians celebrate Harris’ win

Mexico, Brazil leaders silent as world congratulates Biden

Germany slams Leipzig virus protesters for endangering all

Iran’s president calls on Biden to return to nuclear deal

Japan emperor’s brother proclaimed 1st in line to throne

UK honors war dead in scaled-back Remembrance Sunday service

Breakfast Blogs

Joe Biden Offered Us the Chance to Heal. Are We Willing to Take It? Charles P.. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Distraction and Disinformation: The Stakes of Lessons Not Learned emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Let’s talk about Georgia digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Winning is persuasive Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

They’re really going to do this apparently Paul Campos, Lawyer, Guns and Money

Neither Progressives nor Moderates Deserve Blame for 2020 Disappointments Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 718 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Sunday Morning Comin’ Down driftglass, at his blog

Literary Corner: Mr. Vice President, Say a Few Words Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

CONCEDE? I DON’T THINK TRUMP WILL DARE. Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog