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
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest’s peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his “If this be treason” speech; Comedian Bob Hope born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Your own personal health is your own personal choice, all the way down the line.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg Just Sized Up Mike Pence for Exactly What He Is Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Mike Flynn Doesn’t Want the Brazenness of His Lies to become Public emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
“It’s the values, stupid” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The Dumbest Thing Said Today By a Very Serious Person tristero, Hullabaloo
Life among the propagandists Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
How Impeachment Proceedings Would Strengthen Congress’s Investigatory Powers Michael Stern, Just Security
William Barr’s New Authority to Declassify Anything He Wants Is a Threat to National Security Joshua A. Geltzer and Mary B. McCord, Slate
Reflections on the President’s Delegation of Declassification Authority to the Attorney General David Kris and Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
What are the odds that Trump-worshiping anti-Semite Ben Garrison is also an anti-vaxxer? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
I’m Beginning to Think Mitch McConnell is Not Motivated By A Principled Adherence to Norms Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Breaking: ABC Dumps Bill Kristol As It Deals With Sagging `This Week’ driftglass, at his blog
Welfare Island Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
The Problem Is That Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Give a Fuck About Ethics, Morality, or Law While Democrats Do The Rude Pundit, at his blog
McCONNELL’S PLAN TO BOTTLE UP AN IMPEACHMENT COULD BE AN ADDITIONAL REASON TO GO THROUGH WITH IT Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog