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 10:30am (ET) 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
Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space; France’s Napoleon Bonaparte dies; Philosopher Karl Marx born; IRA member Bobby Sands during a prison hunger strike; Carnegie Hall opens in New York.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government listens.
Were You Invited to the Party in Washington Today? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
One Takeaway from the Five Takeaways from the Comey Hearing: Election 2016 Continues to Suffocate Oversight emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
How Big Should the Democratic Party Tent Be? Echidne, at her blog
As long as he hates us so well, they will love him digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
“Don’t give me the babe in the woods routine, Karen. I’ve heard those tapes.” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Anyone But Cuomo Scott Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
TrumpCare. Is. The. Best. Suicide. Note. Ever. driftglass, at his blog
POST-MODERN GOVERNMENT: LEGISLATION AS FLOATING SIGNIFIER Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Ahead Of His Senate Hearing, James Comey Pushes His ‘Going Dark’ Theory Tim Cushing, Techdirt