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 Beatles release their ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The most satisfying thing in life is to have been able to give a large part of one’s self to others.
Democrats Know the Country’s Problems Didn’t Begin—and Won’t End—With Trump Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Government Refuses to Name FBI Agent Accused of Deceit in MalwareTech Case emptywheel aka Narcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Today’s Trumpery Echidne, at her blog
Obama on the morning after digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Another Letter to the NY Times tristero, Hullabaloo
The Dread Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump Might Be Surprised to Learn: Justice “Spy” Tactics Used on Dem Politicians Too Liam Brennan, Just Security
The Executive Branch’s Extraordinarily Broad View of the Presidential Pardon Power Maddie McMahon and Jack Goldsmith, Lawfare
The Mussolini Kabuki Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Today In Both Sides Do It: Bloody Bill Kristol driftglass, at his blog
EVEN TRUMP’S “GENEROSITY” IS NARCISSISTIC Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog