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
President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt’s Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford halts Edsel production; Bandleader Tommy Dorsey and actress Jodie Foster born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
A U.S. Senator Just Warned There Will Be a Civil War If He Doesn’t Get All the Policies He Wants Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
A Day after Maria Butina Argues Influence Operations Shouldn’t Be Charged as Spying, Plea Negotiations Start emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The mind of a child digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Restoring a little faith Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The Latest Khashoggi Leak Violates Important Norms Paul Rosenzweig, Lawfare
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 351 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
An Addendum on Ted Kennedy D Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Unbearable Whiteness of Chicory Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names
IF TRUMP DUMPS PENCE, IT WON’T BE FOR NIKKI HALEY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog