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
The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union’s last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
The Only People in Government Who Care About Russian Election Meddling Are the Spies Charles Pierce, Esquire Poltics
2018 Senate Intelligence Global Threat Hearing Takeaways emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Is the gender gap growing among blue collar workers? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hulabaloo
On the Cape Town, South Africa water crisis Gaius Publius, Hullabaloo
Predators welcome Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Because what poor people really can’t afford is dignity Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Look at What They Do, Not What They Say Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks is Sean Hannity. Really. driftglass, at his blog
IF DEMOCRATS TALK ABOUT THE ECONOMY, WILL TRUMP’S POLL NUMBERS REALLY DECLINE? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog