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
President John F. Kennedy rallies West Berlin during the Cold War; The U.N. Charter signed; Scientists complete first rough map of the human genetic code; Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Gold Rush’ premieres.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.
They Moved the Kids Back to the Black Hole of Stephen Miller’s Soul Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The FBI Maintained Paul Manafort’s Email Account emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Children In Cages At The Border: A Feature, Not A Bug. Echidne, at her blog
If Democrats pass awesome bills and nobody hears about it, did it really happen? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Ravelry Gets It tristero, Hullabaloo
Really, is this what it’s going to take? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Did Trump and His Team Successfully Obstruct Mueller’s Investigation? Barbara McQuade, Just Security
Due Process for Guantanamo Detainees: The D.C. Circuit Rules in Qassim Robert Loeb, Lawfare
A minority position Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Trouble With Normal Is It Always Gets Worse Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
If the beatings aren’t improving morale, why are they continuing? Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Sunday Morning Came and Went: Chuck Todd is Darrin Stevens Edition driftglass, at his blog
Weird Endings Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IT’S OKAY IF YOU’RE A WHITE GUY WITH A GUN Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog