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
TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia’s royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua’s Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball’s Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Hatred, racism, and extremism have no place in this country.
Coca-Cola’s Shenanigans in Mexico Are Another Sign of the Coming Water Wars Charles P.Pierce, Esquire Politics
How Russian Spies Cultivated the NRA and National Prayer Breakfast to Seek Republican Assets emptywheel aka Marcy Wheel, emptywheel
And Then The Incredible Offer! Echidne, at her blog
Trump’s Russian gun nut digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
A country traumatized Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Helsinki Summit: A Time for Choosing—Three observations by former senior CIA officer Roff Mowatt-Larssen, Just Security
In the House Strzok Hearing, a Reminder of Congress’s Shortcomings on Oversight Molly E. Reynolds, Lawfare
The Collusion is Public Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
World Gone Mad driftglass, at his blog
Mr. Trump is Not Authorized to Speak For the Trump Administration, part 42 Yastreblyansky, No More Mister Nice Blog
Even Fox News Can’t Make Finland Trump-Shits Smell Like Roses 🙁 Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette