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 Harry Truman relieves Gen. Douglas Mcarthur of his command in Asia; Napoleon Bonaparte banished to Island of Elba; American soldiers liberate first Nazi concentration camp; Idi Amin deposed as Uganda’s President; Apollo 13 blasts off.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.
Republicans Must Be Thinking About a President Mike Pence Right Now Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Why Are Republicans Still Squealing about FISA Applications If HPSCI Report Cedes Carter Page Concerns? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Facebook on the Hot Seat Before Senate Judiciary Committee Rayne, emptywheel
Your future Big Brother digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Seriously, Who ARE These People? tristero, Hullabaloo
Extremely rare Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Once again: Trump Can’t–and Therefore (probably) Won’t–Remove Mueller Marty Lederman, Just Security
How the Cohen Raids and Trump’s Reactions Edge Us Toward Confrontation Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
Rand Paul, Principled Man of Principle Scott lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Joe Scarborough Has Come Unstuck In Time driftglass, at his blog
DEAR PARKLAND KIDS: THE NRA IS YOUR ENEMY, BUT THE MSM MAY NOT BE YOUR FRIEND Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Ted Cruz Gets Section 230 All Wrong, While Zuck Claims He’s Not Familiar With It Leigh Beadon, Techdirt