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
The last Jewish settlers leave the Gaza Strip; President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law; Black Panthers’ co-founder Huey Newton killed; Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury and singer Tori Amos born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
When you’re born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you’re born in America, you get a front row seat.
The Law Says You Must Treat Children Humanely. That’s Not a ‘Loophole.’ Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson Waste Taxpayer Dollars Looking for Foreign Hackers the One Place They Aren’t emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Poetry in Translation. An Ancient Re-Posting Echidne, at her blog
Flipping the Senate is not out of the question digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
It’s over when young people vote Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Morning in America Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Warren on Criminal Justice Reform Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
ICE: A Tool of Capitalism Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
It Is a Law of Political Media Physicists… driftglass, at his blog
Literary Corner: To Greenland’s Icy Mountains Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IVANKA FAILS AGAIN Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog