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
An explosion cripples Apollo 13 on its way to the Moon; President Thomas Jefferson born; Pope John Paul II visits a synagogue; Actor Sydney Poitier achieves an Oscar milestone; Golfer Tiger Woods wins the Masters for the first time.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.
The American Republic Is Crumbling, Piece by Piece. Soon There Won’t Be Anything Left. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Logistics of the Julian Assange Indictment emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
And Then The Trolls Came For Katie Bouman Echidne, at her blog
He knows this sanctuary cities gambit is illegal. He knows his xenophobic base is fine with that digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
One Half of All Republicans Believe Trump Was Chosen by God tristero, Hullabaloo
Hurry up every chance you get Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The ICC’s Afghanistan Decision: Bending to U.S. or Focusing Court on Successful Investigations? Alex Whiting, Just Security
The Wikileaks Case Is Just Beginning Nicholas Weaver, Lawfare
Stop and Shop Strike Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Chris Hayes Goes Full Driftglass. Sorta. driftglass, at his blog
Non-Hot Take Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
RAGEOCRACY: GOVERNMENT BY THE ANGRY GUY AT THE END OF THE BAR Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog