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
Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American in orbit; the Rhode Island nightclub fire; Actor Sydney Poitier born; Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold medalist in the Winter Olympics.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
What the people want is very simple – they want an America as good as its promise.
What Changed After the Vegas Shooting? Nothing. Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
In Two So-Called Fact Checks of Facebook, NYT Forgets Everything It Knows about Indictments emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Meanwhile, Over In Turkey . . . Peterr, emptywheel
Trump’s gigantic conflict of interest nobody cares about digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The original Southern Strategy Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
A Political History of the Future: Black Panther Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Mass murder – A gut-wrenching tragedy or a welcome break from the daily grind? Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Sunday Morning Comin’ Down driftglass, at his blog
DIGBY ANSWERS HER OWN QUESTION Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog