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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

Outbreak of World War One; Troops disperse ‘Bonus Army’ marchers; A U.S. Army bomber crashes into the Empire State Building; Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and author Beatrix Potter born

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.

Will Rogers

Breakfast News

US News

he Latest: Nevada orders indoor mask use for its cities

LA requires city workers to get vaccinated or regular tests

CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

Navajo Nation reports 15 new COVID-19 cases and 1 more death

New mobile app to help drug addiction recovery in Montana

Violent crime surges across Minnesota with record murders

Western wildfires calm down in cool weather, but losses grow

Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli’s court debt

US vows to improve protections for wild horse adoptions

US Politics

Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearing

Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

EXCLUSIVE: Biden mileage rule to exceed Obama climate goal

White House considering vaccine mandate for federal workers

International News

3 Mexican ships taking fuel, medical aid and food to Cuba


Olympics Latest: Hungarian swimmer Milak wins 200m butterfly

Biles withdraws from gymnastics final to protect team, self

Japan beats US 2-0, turns incredible DP to win softball gold

Blue Jays-Red Sox rained out; split doubleheader Wednesday

Marlins homer 3 times in 7-3 victory over Orioles

Narvaez, Anderson lead Brewers to 9-0 rout of Pirates

Breakfast Blogs

First It Was the Servers, Now It’s the Routers Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Like All His Co-Conspirators, Donald Trump Would Be Charged for Obstruction, Not Incitement emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Trump 2/0—Conspiracy theorist digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

A Very Inconvenient Truth tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Infectious Anger Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Supreme Court Asked To Firmly Establish A First Amendment Right To Record Police Officers Tim Cushing, Techdirt

As The White House (And Others) Blame Facebook For COVID Vaccination Rates, Health Officials Are Blaming Fox News Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Court Orders Forfeiture of Smuggled Ancient Epic of Gilgamesh Tablet That Was Purchased by Hobby Lobby Marisa Sarnoff, Law & Crime

The NFL option Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The perverse economics of college in America Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 886 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

THEY LIE ABOUT EVERYTHING Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

MyPillow Guy Reschedules President Joe Biden’s Resignation For August 13 Evan Hurst, Wonkette

Elise Stefanik Knows Who Attacked The Capitol On January 6, And It Is … Nancy Pelosi??? Liz Dye, Wonkette

CDC Gets Some Sense Whacked Back Into It: Vax Up, Mask Up, Stomp That Virus Flat! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Nevada ‘Sundown Town’ Air Siren Isn’t A Dog Whistle, It’s An … Oh, We Just Said. It’s An Air Siren. Stephen Robinson, Wonkette