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
US launches first satellite into orbit; Libyan intelligence officer convicted of Pan Am 103 bombing; US Soldier executed for desertion during World War II; Norman Mailer born; Franz Schubert born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.
The State of the Journalism Industry, in Two Stories Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Byron York Confirms that Many Names and Sources Implicated Carter Page as an Agent of a Foreign Power emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Defense Department Rules Data on Failure in Afghanistan Is Not Releasable Jim White, emptywheel
When do the full Nuremberg rallies start? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Haggling over the price Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Libertarians Fail To See Clear Threat That Donald Trump Poses to the Neoliberal Order Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Bad News on the US-Korea Front dnexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Democracy’s Fragility Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Matthew Dowd is a Fundamentally Ridiculous Person driftglass, at his blog
WHEN DOES THE HEART PART START? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog