watch 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
Jefferson Davis dies in New Orleans; Four people die at a free Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California; America’s first attempt to put a satellite into orbit fails; Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.
Death, Taxes, and Chaos in Florida Elections Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Flynn’s Category C (or B iii) Cooperation: Mueller’s Expanded Investigation emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Making Murka Great Again. The Fate Of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Echidne, at her blog
Mainstream Republican bigots o’ the day digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Your Tuesday heavily redacted Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
How the “Arms Sales Oversight Act” Could Prevent American Arms from Contributing to the Next Overseas Crisis Daniel R. Mahanty and Erik Eikenberry, Just Security
It’s Time for Congress to Make Domestic Terrorism a Federal Crime Mary B. McCord, Lawfare
NC Supreme Court DJW, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Consider the lobster Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 363 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Who Mourns For a Dumbass? driftglass, at his blog
Silent Sam, George H.W. Bush, and Ross Douthat’s WASPs: Nostalgia for a Time That Never Was The Rude Pundit, at his blog
DONALD TRUMP IS NOT IN ON THE CON Steve m., No More Mister Nice Blog