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
The first American combat troops arrive in South Vietnam; The Russian Revolution begins; U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry makes his second landing in Japan; Baseball hall-of-famer Joe DiMaggio dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.
If You Die on the Job, Your Boss Can Now Skip the Paperwork Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Wikileaks Dumps CIA’s Hacking Tools emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Four Points on the Proposed (T)Rumpcare (It’s the Greatest!) Echidne, at her blog
The winner really is La-La Land digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Turns Out They Ran After All driftglass, at his blog
What Is Paul Ryan Doing? Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Republicans to American Workers: “Drop Dead” Eric Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
WHY DID REPUBLICANS WRITE A TERRIBLE HEALTH CARE BILL? LIBERAL FASCISM! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
CIA Leak Shows Mobile Phones Vulnerable, Not Encryption Mike Masnick, Techdirt