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
President Woodrow Wilson is born; John C. Calhoun becomes the first vice president of the United States to resign; Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s “Gulag Archipelago” is published; Actor Denzel Washington and comic book creator Stan Lee are born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
There is a barbarism in the American soul, and we must protect some of it by law. To root it out is to endanger our lives on the one hand, and our liberty on the other.
Trumpian Philosophy: Any Regulation Is Bad, Even If It Protects Sick Old People Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Narrow Scope of the Flynn Denials emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Post-Christmas Trump Thoughts Echidne, at her blog
Don’t falter Democrats. This could be the last chance. digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Starving the beast cuts both ways Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
There Will Be No Republican Pivot Against Trump (While He’s In Office) Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A year in Trumpland Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Jon Swift Roundup 2017 Batocchio, Vagabond Scholar
Profane and Rambunctious Yastreblyansky, No More Mister Nice Blog