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
Sen. Joseph McCarthy is censured; Scientists demonstrate the world’s first artificially-created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction; Enron files for Chapter 11 protection; Colombian drug lord is shot and killed.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
Would You Trust This Man and a Network of Private Armies? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
HPSCI’s Big Reform to Section 702: Figure Out What “Derived From” Means, Six Months Too Late emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Three Things: No, No, and Hell to the NO on the Tax Bill [UPDATED] Rayne, emptywheel
Today’s Mulvaney Quote Echidne, at her blog
Friday Night Soother: the Valentino of Pandas digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
How the Right Weaponizes Accusations to Destroy People and Institutions Spocko, Hullabaloo
What you have a right to expect Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Oh, Shut Up Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Charlie Sykes Interviewed the Lords of Cannibal Island Hundreds of Times… driftglass, at his blog
LYING: GOOD CAREER MOVE? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog