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
Start of World War II’s Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation.
This President* Never Deserves the Benefit of the Doubt Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump Is Willing to Pay for Joint Defense for Hope Hicks, But Not for France emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
It’s Called a Spine, not a Conscience Peterr, emptywheel
Three Things: Call, Call, Call! Rayne, emptywheel
Another skirmish in the civility wars digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The rabbit hole is a cave Tom Sullivan, HUllabaloo
Turkey, NATO’s Odd Man Out? James F. Jeffery, Just Security
The Underlying Flaw in the Trump Administration’s Approach to Central American Aid Jacob Hofstetter, Lawfare
Fascists: Past and Present Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Why do all these Russians keep helping my campaign? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Shut Up and Govern driftglass, at his blog
IT’S KAVANAUGH, SO I THINK I KNOW WHAT THE DECIDING FACTOR WAS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog