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 Beatles appear on TV’s ‘Ed Sullivan’; Sen. Joseph McCarthy launches his anti-communist crusade; World War II’s Battle of Guadalcanal ends; Soviet leader Yuri Andropov dies; author Alice Walker born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
It’s Grifters, Bagmen, and Sleaze All the Way Down Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Roger Stone Adopts the Russian Troll Evidence-Phishing Technique emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
On Mean, Mean Political Bosses Echidne, at her blog
The definition of chutzpah digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
More “very fine people” Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Department of Homeland Security Releases Its ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan Andrew Patterson, Lawfare
Russian-Style Kleptocracy Is Infiltrating America Frank Foer, The Atlantic
Make America Grift Again Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 409 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Brooks does a funny Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names
NO ONE EVEN BOTHERS TO ASSUME THAT TRUMP WILL LIVE UP TO HIS OWN PRINCIPLES Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog