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
U.S. forces capture Iraq’s ousted dictator Saddam Hussein; Authorities in communist Poland impose martial law; Union forces suffer defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Actor Dick Van Dyke is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them.
What Kind of Country Is This Going to Be? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Why Is Russia Finally Letting (Dubious) Details of Its Involvement in DNC Hack Out? empty wheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Who Counts The Votes? Echidne, at her blog
Trump’s defense witnesses that weren’t digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
David Brooks: Both Siderism Is a Farce that Gives Us Meaning driftglass, at his blog
GASLIGHTING IS EASY WHEN YOU’RE ALSO GASLIGHTING YOURSELF Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog