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
Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original ‘Star Trek’ premieres on TV.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.
All the Wrong People Trust Brett Kavanaugh Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Government and Manafort Continue to Argue about the Agency of Being an Agent emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Friday Night Soother: Cougar cubs! digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Cherry-picking precedent Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
In Defense of NYT’s Anonymous: Government “Stewardship” as a Guard Against Threats to Democratic Order Daniel J. Rosenthal, Just Security
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/09/redemption-court/566963/ Adam Serwer, The Atlantic
The Double Crisis of the American Political System Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Brett Lied, Women Will Die Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 324 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Dear Miss Manners: What’s The Proper Way To Wipe Your Nose On A Flag At A Trump Rally? Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Literary Corner: The World Will Little Note Yatreblyansky, Rectification of Names
DONALD TRUMP: STILL A SNIVELING COWARD Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Kavanaugh, Kasowitz, and McNally: The Kamala Harris Gambit Adam Silverman, Balloon Juice