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) 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
Inventor Thomas Edison dies; Three scientists share Nobel prize for DNA work; Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York; Two U.S. athletes suspended for Mexico City Olympics protest; Rock star Chuck Berry born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The real reason for comedy is to hide the pain.
Where the Power Lies Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
ShadowBrokers’ Kiss of Death emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
On That Passive Voice. Or How We Get Ourselves Sexually Harassed. Echidne, at her blog
Will this intensity translate into votes? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
I’m just a
bill pill Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Larry Lessig Can Afford to be Made to Look Ridiculous Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 157 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks: Rotting Down The Bones* driftglass, at his blog
YOU COME AT THE LIAR, YOU’D BEST NOT MISS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
The ‘Gawker Effect’ Is Chilling Investigative Reporting Across The US Mike Masnick, Techdirt