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The Breakfast Club (Accomplices)

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.

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This Day in History

The Six-Day War ends in the Mideast; Yugoslav troops leave Kosovo after NATO’s campaign of airstrikes; Alcoholics Anonymous founded; Actress and singer Judy Garland born; Singer Ray Charles dies.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.

Saul Bellow

Breakfast News

Civil rights groups sue Missouri to stop voter ID lawCivil rights groups sue Missouri to stop voter ID law

Detained without a trial: Sen. Rand Paul’s new legislation will combat unconstitutional indefinite detention

Puerto Rico prepares to vote on political status amid crisis

Circling around US embeds, Syrian forces reach Iraq border

Al-Jazeera a target in Gulf confrontation with Qatar

Ancient Aztec temple and ball court found in Mexico City

Haul of treasure discovered at Libya’s ancient Roman ruins

Breakfast Blogs

Somebody Put the President to Bed Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics

Lurking Jared emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

This executive privilege nonsense digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

While you were busy watching James Comey … Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Flashback Friday: Lord Buckethead, Trolling Tory Prime Ministers Since 1987 Christa Blackmon, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Tories to Use Cranks to Form Coalition Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Chewing Jimsonweed With David Brooks driftglass, at his blog

YOU KNOW THAT THE “NAÏVETÉ DEFENSE” IS A DOG WHISTLE TO THE GOP VOTER BASE, RIGHT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Mozilla Poll Again Shows Net Neutrality Has Broad, Bipartisan Support Karl Bode, Techdirt

Copyright Trolls… But For Houses Mike Masnick, Techdirt