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 United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
You Can’t Change Things at the Ballot Box If You’re Stripped of Your Right to Vote Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Whip It Good: Impeachment Inquiry — Better than Half Way emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
On Online Radicalization Echidne, at her blog
What fresh hell is this? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
It Could Get Worse tristero, Hullabaloo
Ritual human sacrifice: the price of freedom? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Gone In 30 Seconds Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Shorter NYT: Moderate white supremacists must rein in the radicals in their midst Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Tom Brokaw: The Return of the Dean of the Dead driftglass, at his blog
More mass murder Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Guest Post: The Four Politicians Who Really Need to Go Back to Where They Came From (Part 2) posted by The Rude Pundit, at his blog
The Media Is Missing the Real Story of Trump’s Racism Alex Pareene, The New Republic
EMERGING RIGHT-WING THEORY: “RED FLAG” LAWS WILL BE USED TO SUPPRESS CONSERVATISM No More Mister Nice Blog