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 Tonkin Gulf incident sparks U.S. escalation of the Vietnam War; Saddam Hussein’s Iraq invades Kuwait; JFK’s PT-109 boat sunk; President Warren G. Harding dies; ‘Wild Bill’ Hickok killed in Deadwood.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.
It Won’t Matter, But Medicare for All Would Cost Less and Cover 30 Million More Americans Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Did GRU Learn that Democrats Had Hired Christopher Steele When They Hacked DNC’s Email Server? emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Sharing the Limelight? Women in the Film Industry Echidne, at her blog
All That’s Left Is the Vote George Parker, The New Yorker
They can always get him on tax evasion Dennis Hartley, Hullabaloo
They seem so nice digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Dear Mr. Mueller, tristero, Hullabaloo
Who Says Collusion is a Crime: The Justice Department Ryan Goodman. Just Security
What Politics and the Media Still Get Wrong About Abu Zubaydah Charles R. Church, Lawfare
Democracy May Be Coming to Michigan Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 296 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Hugh Hewitt Cyborg Now in Full-Blown Thrash Mode driftglass, at his blog
Summer Camp and Other Lies (and a Truth) About Our Sanctioned Child Abuse The Rude Pundit, at his blog
I Don’t Buy This Explanation Josh Marshall, TPM EdBlog
QAnon Morons Show Up At Trump Rally, Ready To Battle Imaginary Pedophile Cabal Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Wednesday Stupid Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names
THE RISE OF QANON IS A SIGN THAT TRUMPISM MIGHT NOT BE PRIMARILY ABOUT TRUMP AT ALL Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog