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
Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
I guess one of the ways that karma works is that it finds out what you are most afraid of and then makes that happen eventually.
Mississippi’s Lt. Governor Tried to Get a Road Built Straight from His Gated Community to a Mall Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Judge Ellis Compares Paul Manafort to Domestic and Foreign Terrorists and Spies and Traitors in Pulling his VIP Privileges emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Trump Goes To Europe Echidne, at her blog
If only they really had “stopped” it digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Moats. EU countries need more moats. Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Setting the Record Straight: Brett Kavanaugh’s Views on Criminal Investigation of the President Bob Bauer and Ryan Goodman, Just Security
How the UK Government Resignations Signal the Demise of a ‘Hard’ Brexit Shannon Togawa Mercer, Lawfare
No Sense of Decency Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Midwest Democrats–Not All White! Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Let Them Eat Kavanaugh! — More Thrilling Tales of True Conservatism driftglass, at his blog
YOU CAN GO LOW OR GO HIGH, BUT WHEN YOU CAN, GO RIGHTEOUS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Problematic Opinion On Anti-SLAPP Laws Mike Masnick, Techdirt