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
Benjamin Franklin born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower farewell address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born;Muhammad Ali born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.
Matt Gaetz Is in an Internecine Beef With Another Florida Republican Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
https://www.emptywheel.net/2020/01/16/gaos-determination-that-trump-broke-the-law-raises-the-stakes-of-senate-exoneration/ mptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The timeline is key digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
The Australian Bush Fires in Before and After Pictures tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo
President for life Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
How Late DCI William Colby Saved the CIA, and What That Can Teach Us Today Martha Edwin Andersen, Just Security
The Trump Impeachment and the Question of Precedent Bob Bauer, Lawfare
It’s Celebration Day for Roy Cohn in Hell Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Senate’s most principled civil libertarian and most reasonable moderate share Donald Trump’s entire boot for dinner Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 613 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A little depressed Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
TRUMP SMACKS PUERTO RICO AROUND AGAIN Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Trump Finally Gets Ukraine To Announce Criminal Investigation, LOL Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Vanity Fair: Political Genius Trump Has Advantage With Idiots Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Trump Drops Another Shoe On Puerto Rico Doktor Zoom, Wokette