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
Women’s rights activists meet at Seneca Falls; The ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy on gays in the U.S. military; Apollo 11 enters lunar orbit; Baseball’s Pete Rose gets jail time; Moscow Olympics begins.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
Do These Mississippi Governor Candidates Spend Their Lives Running Away From Women? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The More Puzzling Inaction in SDNY: National Enquirer emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Look what we’ve become: “Sofi’s Choice” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Nausea tristero, Hullabaloo
In Trump’s world apologies are for losers Spocko, Hullabaloo
Helluva distraction Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Criminal Prosecutions and Illegal Entry: A Deeper Dive Eleanor Acer, Just Security
Ebola Triumphalism driftglass, at his blog
Hi it’s Stupid: Racism Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
TRUMP WANTS TO DEMONIZE THE SQUAD, BUT ALL WE’RE TALKING ABOUT IS HIM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog