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
Josef Stalin consolidates power in USSR; World War II’s naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins; Women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Actress-turned-royalty Grace Kelly and singer Neil Young born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
In a fascist system, it’s not the lies that count but the muddying. When citizens can’t tell real news from fake, they give up their demands for accountability bit by bit.
The Climate Crisis Just Went Nuclear Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
It Doesn’t Matter for Prosecutors’ Case that Randy Credico Was Bragging or (Purportedly) Drunk emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Trump let them ethnically cleanse the Kurds just because he could digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The Republican Party is a Delusional and Nihilistic Death Cult tristero, Hullablaoo
Come and see the show Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
“In conclusion, a man in my position can definitely afford to be made to look ridiculous.” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Won’t Somebody Think of the Payday Lender Industry? Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
What is a legal argument? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A Win in San Francisco Simon Balto, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Coup that Wasn’t, Maybe Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IT WOULDN’T MATTER IF BLOOMBERG BOUGHT FOX NEWS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Do Not Make Wonkette KICK YOUR ASS For Attacking Adorkable Patriot Alexander Vindman Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette
Elizabeth Warren Is So Angry It’s Like She Knows Trump Is President Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Every Non-Billionaire American Is A Better Person Than All These Sobbing Billionaires Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
A Gentle And Loving Reprimand For Chuck Todd, Because We Are Gentle And Loving Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Peter King To Leave Congress, No Not Steve King, The *Other* Bigot Doktor Zoom, Wonkette