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
Elvis Presley born; President Lyndon Johnson declares war on poverty; Ramzi Yousef sentenced to life in prison for first World Trade Center bombing. Physicist Stephen Hawking born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
We are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.
Susan Collins Has Once Again Decided She Is a Republican and, Therefore, Crazy Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump Lackey Lou Dobbs Says the Quiet Part Out Loud: Americans Have ‘Obligations to The Leader’ Jack Holmes, Esquire Politics
The Bigger Threat for Flynn than Six Months in Prison: the Counterintelligence Language emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
“Use the right words or you are a terrorist-lover!” (Just don’t use the word “assassination”) digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
We’re doomed Ton Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Did the Trump Administration Abuse the Redactions Process? Austin Evers, Just Security
McConnell has votes to hold Potemkin Trial Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
John O’Brien and the law school scam Hall of Fame Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
It Has Been a Decade Since Russell King Posted His Open Letter to Conservative Americans driftglass, at his blog
Really/Not really, Tom Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
This Cowardly Nation Has Learned Nothing Since the Iraq War The Rude Pundit, at his blog
THE BOLTON STORY: WHAT THE HELL WAS THAT ALL ABOUT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice blog
Who You Gonna Believe, CBP Or Americans From The Iran-ish Part Of The World? Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
US Now Deporting Mexican Asylum Seekers To Guatemala Because F*ck Them Is Why Doktor Zoom, Wonkette