The Breakfast Club (Source Of Evil)

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

Associated Press Correspondent Terry Anderson is released from captivity; American troops head to Somalia; General George Washington says farewell to his officers in New York; Frank Zappa dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

Joseph Conrad

Breakfast News

US News

States plan for vaccines as daily US virus deaths top 3,100

Massachusetts field hospital scheduled to open Sunday

California gloom: Virus cases spiral, new closures imminent

Among first acts, Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing

Next for Biden: Getting the right health team as virus rages

Ex-presidents would get vaccine publicly to boost confidence

US plans oil, gas lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Wind fans wildfire in California canyons, residents flee

California monolith pops up after finds in Utah, Romania

US Politics

The Latest: Biden: Trump inaugural presence important to US

In some parts of New York, vote count shrouded in secrecy

Georgia investigating man’s possible steps to vote illegally

Wisconsin high court declines to hear Trump election lawsuit

International News

The Latest: S Korea daily new case tally highest in 9 months

UN chief: Vaccine can’t undo damage from global pandemic

Italians told to celebrate Christmas at home to fight virus

Official: Africa needs COVID-19 vaccine for 60% in 2-3 years

S. Koreans take college entrance exam amid viral resurgence

OPEC, Russia to nudge up oil output after hit from pandemic

Facebook to remove COVID-19 vaccine-related misinformation

Turkey announces vaccination plan for Chinese CoronaVac

Brexit broken record: Trade deal close but big issues remain

Bangladesh begins relocating Rohingya refugees to island

Chinese spacecraft carrying lunar rocks lifts off from moon

Sports News

The Latest: SU men’s hoops shorthanded after positive test

Garza, Nunge lead No. 3 Iowa past Western Illinois, 99-58

No. 8 North Carolina State women beat No. 1 South Carolina

Plan B as in BYU: Cougars face Chanticleers on short notice

No fans to be allowed at Rose Bowl for CFP semifinal game

Steelers, Chiefs, Saints closing in on playoff spots

Dupree’s injury latest hurdle for unbeaten Steelers

Breakfast Blogs

Trump’s Lawyers Are Making Such a Mess That Newt Gingrich Felt Compelled to Say Something Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

John Durham Has Unaltered Copies of the Documents that Got Altered in the Flynn Docket emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

I’m not over it digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Millions and millions infected Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

The Need for More Chris Stevenses Doug Wilson, Angelic Young and Alex Pascal, Just Security

Wisconsin Supreme Court Refuses to Entertain Trump Campaign’s Latest Election-Reversal Attempt Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime

Detroit Revs Engine of Moral Indignation in Bid to Hold Trump Allies Accountable for ‘Frivolous’ Suits and ‘Lies’ Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime

Democrats File Bar Complaint Against Trump Campaign Lawyer for ‘Blatant Threat’ Matt Nahan, Law & Crime

Who Will Decide Whether to Investigate Trump? Andrew Kent, Lawfare

McConnell to non-corporate America: drop dead Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

But Biden Can Push Important Reforms in the U.S. Alliance System Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Elect Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Shock Doctrine: Higher Education Version Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money driftglass, at his blog

Call Me Sherlock Holmes: Never Mind Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS, MAN Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Trump And Bill Barr Making America Great Again By Bringing Back Actual Firing Squads Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette

The Kraken Went Down To Georgia, Weird Sh*t Ensued Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

Chestnuts Roasting While The World’s On Fire Sarah Taber, Wonkette

Katie Porter Reminds Steven Mnuchin He’s Not A Lawyer, He’s An A**hole Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

BREAKING: WI Supreme Court Declines To Make YOOOGE Ass Out Of Itself In Trump Bid To DQ All Ballots. Liz Dye, Wonkette

EAT THE KRAKEN! Trump Idiots Turning On Sidney Powell, Lin Wood, Declaring Them Hot Garbage Evan Hurst, Wonkette