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
Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America’s first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
In a Colony of 40,000, Just Two Penguin Chicks Survived This Year Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
A New Form of Victim Blaming: Demanding that Rat-Fucker Roger Stone Get to Learn the Defensive Measures DNC Implemented in 2016 emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Today’s Granola Post: A Study on Women’s Advancement in British Universities. Echidne, at her blog
From the shooting someone on 5th Avenue files digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Blue Mondays in June Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Congress, Don’t Get Distracted: New Laws Aren’t Needed to Make It a Crime to Accept Foreign Election Help Kate Martin, Just Security
When Double Jeopardy Is Effectively Constitutional Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Random Shit from Trump’s Dumb, Weird Interview on ABC The Rude Pundit, at his blog
Literary Corner: They Laughed “Haha” That Was So Funny Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE OBVIOUS MESSAGE IN TWO STORIES ABOUT TRUMP’S POPULARITY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog