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
Jefferson Davis dies in New Orleans; Four people die at a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California; America’s first attempt to put a satellite into orbit fails; Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
What the Supreme Court Wedding Cake Case Is Really About Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Via What Surveillance Intercepts Is the Government Chasing Manafort’s Ghost-Writing? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Ridiculous — and Chilling — IP3 Plan for Saudi Economic Diversification Jim White, emptywheel
Is the media marching toward cretinism? digvby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Heaven’s, tax cuts are delicious with applesauce or pudding Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The Ballad of Johnny Unbeatable Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A Man of Moral Righteousness and Steely Logic dnexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks: Plutocracy’s Most Beloved Hug Box driftglass, at his blog
RIGHT VS. LEFT AND CENTER, AKA “BOTH SIDES” Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Senator Kamala Harris Serves Up A Not-Completely-Terrible Revenge Porn Bill Tim Cushing, Techdirt