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
Nazis and Soviets sign a non-aggression pact on eve of World War II; Sacco and Vanzetti executed; Defrocked priest John Geoghan killed; Movie star Rudolph Valentino and Broadway’s Oscar Hammerstein die.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Montana Is the Next New Jersey Is the Next Flint Is the Next… Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
In Epstein’s Wake: MIT Media Lab, Dirty Money, and Swartz Rayne, emptywheel
“I’ll have no choice but to release them into the countries from which they came” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Planning for victory Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The Tit-for-Tat Dynamics of 21st Century Extremism Valery Perry, Just Security
Saudi Arabia and the Civil War Within Yemen’s Civil War Bruce Riedel, Lawfare
Elections have consequences: Oakland County edition DJW, Lawyers, Guns and Money
DOJ sends out VDARE anti-Semitic rant to immigration judges Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Our Omniscient Framers Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Demoralizing Reality of Life Under Trump Dahlia Lithwick, Slate
Focusing on the Amazon in a Time of Maximum Distraction The Rude Pundit, at his blog
Moscow Mitch Writes Love Song To All The Senate Norms He’s F*cked Before Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
The Amazon Is On Fire. Bummer If You’re A Fan Of Oxygen. Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Very Shocking New Poll Shows Anti-Abortion A-Holes Mostly Just Hate Women Evan Hurst, Wonkette
DID THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REALLY SEND OUT A LINK TO AN ANTI-SEMITIC POST? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog