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
Hungary lets East German refugees leave for West Germany; Louisiana U.S. Senator Huey Long fatally shot; Elias Howe gets sewing machine patent; ‘Gunsmoke’ premieres; Singer Jose Feliciano born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
Once Elizabeth Warren Rose in the Polls, You Knew the Nonsense Was Coming Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Three Things: Corrupt, More Corrupt, and Stumbling Naifs Rayne, emptywheel
Some Things Were Better in the Olden Days. Like Airplane Seats And US Presidents. Echidne, at her blog
The House will investigate Rudy’s dirty project digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The first election of 2020 Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump Has Figured Out How to Corrupt the Entire Government Jonathan Chait, NY Magazine
Why a Judge’s Terrorism Watchlist Ruling is a Game Changer: What Happens Next Jeffrey Kahn, Just Security
How to End Forever Wars Michael J. Glennon and Charles Tiefer, Lawfare
Sanders Surrogate Attacks Warren With Discredited Republican Talking Points Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Trump Demands Staffers Lie: SADE! Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Bill Barr Will Help Democrats Get Trump’s Tax Returns, Cross His Fingers And Hope To Die! Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
HE’S. STILL. GOING. Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Investigation Uncovers Mass Purging Of Phoenix Police Department Misconduct Records Tim Cushing, Techdirt
TRUMP TRIES RUNNING FOR REELECTION LIKE A NORMAL INCUMBENT, FAILS MISERABLY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog