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
Highlights of this day in history: Alabama Gov. George Wallace makes a symbolic stand against racial integration; A Buddhist monk immolates himself in South Vietnam; Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed; Actor John Wayne dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
The 2020 Democrats Have Realized That a Return to ‘Normal’ Is a Luxury This Country Can’t Afford Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Poltics
Beryl Howell’s Whack-a-Mole Grand Juries emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Now that they’re calling Trump’s bluff … digby aka Heather Digby Partom, Hullabaloo
“A poor country of its own kind” Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
L’Affaire d’Assange: Why His Extradition May Be Blocked John T. Nelson, Hullabaloo
Ken Cuccinelli and the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 Steve Vladeck, Lawfare
The Labour Party and Brexit Dave Brockington, Lawyers, Guns and Money
What an actual meritocracy might look like Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Art of the Shakedown Yastreblyanasky, The Rectification of Names
IF DEMOCRATS CAN’T DREAM BIG, DON’T GIVE TRUMP ALL THE BLAME Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog