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
Nuremberg tribunal convicts top Nazi leaders of war crimes; Berlin Airlift ends; James Meredith registers at Ole Miss; Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ premieres; Actor James Dean killed in a car crash.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.
Vladimir Putin May Have Just Sent a Signal About Trump’s Secret Server Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
[Some of] Where Trump Wants to Go with the Server in Ukraine Story emptywheel aka Mary Wheeler, emptywheel
What happens when a president’s brain is rotted by Fox News? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
But his extortion! Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Collusion After the Fact Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
Bill Barr is the Roy Cohn of John Mitchells Scott Lwemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Two-Tiered Work Is Exploitation Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
China, Political Order, and International Order Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
16 Years of Rude Punditry: What Vengeful God Did I Anger? The Rude Pundit, at his blog
Longer™ David Brooks: Impeachment Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
McCONNELL GENUINELY WANTS TO HOLD A TRIAL — AND HE WANTS IT TO BE A FARCE (updated) No More Mister Nice Blog