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
John Brown raids Harper’s Ferry; France’s Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile’s ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; ‘Baby Jessica’ rescued; Novelist James Michener dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged, and it is in such a twilight that we all must be most aware of change in the air – however slight – lest we become unwitting victims of darkness.
I Knew John Bolton Liked Regime Change, I Just Assumed He Meant Overseas Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Significance of Fiona Hill’s Testimony: “Whatever Drug Deal Sondland and Mulvaney Are Cooking Up” emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Trump’s doctrine: bellicose, economic imperialism digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Staying-home-while-black Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Can Turkey be Expelled from NATO? It’s Legally Possible, Whether or Not Politically Prudent Aurel Sari, Just Security
Princeton Professor Attacks Elizabeth Warren For Having Too Many Affluent Supporters Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
By New Year’s Day This Will Be The New York Times… driftglass, at his blog
IS TULSI GABBARD THE GOP’S FAVORITE DEMOCRAT? THE NEW YORK TIMES OPINION SECTION IS ON IT! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Republicans On Another Voter Roll Purging Binge Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Hey, Can Trump Sue Adam Schiff And Nancy Pelosi For ‘Bad Phone Call’? A Constitutionsplainer! Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
LOL Rudy Giuliani, It’s So Much Worse For You Than We Thought! Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Can Mike Bloomberg Save Democrats, His Bank Account From Elizabeth Warren? Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Don Junior Knows Who Is A Failson And It Is LOOK OVER THERE! Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette