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
Nazi police arrest Anne Frank and family; Britain declares war on Germany in World War I; Three civil rights workers found slain in Mississippi; The Bordens axed to death; Jazz great Louis Armstrong born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
We don’t go into journalism to be popular. It is our job to seek the truth and put constant pressure on our leaders until we get answers.
Somebody in the White House Thought We Needed to Know This Stuff. Remember That. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
FBI Busts the Guy Who Saved the World from NSA’s Malware emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Dialectical Imagination by Martin Jay: Psychoanalysis in Critical Theory Ed Walker, emptywheel
Terry Pratchett As Comfort Reading In The Current Political Situation Echidne, at her blog
Local agit-prop for fun and profit digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The “Show Me Your Hands” state? Tom Sullivan, Hullabalooo
Trump’s cognitive deficits Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
It’s Politically Difficult to Eliminate Programs That People Like Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Today In Both Sides Do It: Matthew Dowd driftglass, at his blog
IS TRUMP GOING TO TRY TO PLAY 11-DIMENSIONAL CHESS? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog