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
Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense; London’s Underground opens; The Beatles first album released in US hits store shelves; Rod Stewart born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
Parchman State Prison Is Like the Vestibule of Hell. It’s Not Alone in Mississippi. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Joshua Schulte’s Carefully Crafted Plan to (Metaphorically) Blow Up His Trial emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Nixon’s the one digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Once, Again, He Got Away With It. (But Actually He Didn’t) tristero, Hullabaloo
Stop me before I vote Libertarian again Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The Progressive’s Guide to Corporate Democrat Speak Richard J. Eskow, Truthdig
How Political Fact-Checkers Distort the Truth Alex Pareene, The New Republic
Why the 2002 AUMF Does Not Apply to Iran Ryan Goodman and Steve Vladeck, Just Security
BREAKING! Elizabeth Warren Fails to Order Philly Cheesesteak Wiz Wit, is Cancelled Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
OUR GREEN PRESIDENT Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Republicans, Fix Your Own Damn Party And Stop Demanding Sh*t From Ours Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
But If Gavin Newsom Helps Fix California’s Homelessness, What Will Trump Gloat About? Doktor Zoom, Wonkette