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
Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain’s Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam War-era draft case; ‘Jaws’ premieres.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
Gaze in Awe at What Mitch McConnell Hath Wrought Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
In 2010, the Government Tried to Use Section 702 against US Persons emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Jay Sekulow’s bizarre debut: Donald Trump picked a lawyer he saw on Fox News and it isn’t going well Heather Digby Parton, Salon
How to Build an Autocracy David Frum, The Atlantic (h/t digby)
The mad king is not amused Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
2020 and the Democratic Message Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Guardians of the Fallacy driftglass, at his blog
TRUMP IS FLOPPING, BUT THERE’S STILL A BIG OPENING IN AMERICA FOR WHITE NATIONALISM — OR FDR LIBERALISM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog