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
Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide; End of the Vietnam War as Saigon falls; George Washington sworn in as America’s first president; The Louisiana Purchase; Country singer Willie Nelson born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
What is sauce for the goose may be sauce for the gander but is not necessarily sauce for the chicken, the duck, the turkey or the guinea hen.
Airstrikes, roadblocks trap civilians in Libya’s TripoliBeluga whale with Russian harness raises alarm in Norway
Rod Rosenstein’s Letter of Resignation Capped Off His Tenure Perfectly Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Paul Manafort Violated Campaign Policy in Risking a Meeting with Konstantin Kilimnik on August 2, 2016 emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Politics of the Green New Deal: Conventional Wisdom Ed Walker, emptywheel
Infrastructure kabuki digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Five Things I Learned From the Mueller Report Benjamin Wittes, The Atlantic
Guide to the Mueller Report’s Findings on “Collusion”, Ryan Goodman, Just Security
‘Cooperation’ and ‘Corrupt Intent’ in Barr’s Obstruction Analysis Scott R. Anderson, Lawfare
The Impeachment Temptation Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The White Minnesota Freak Out Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Dear New York Times driftglass, at his blog
For the Record: Planked Salman Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
I HAVE DOUBTS ABOUT IMPEACHMENT, BUT NOT THESE DOUBTS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog