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
France’s King Louis XVI executed; Vladimir Lenin dies; Alger Hiss found guilty of lying to grand jury; President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam draft evaders; Concorde begins service.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
The New York Times Endorsement Shows a Major Institution Wrong-Footed by Events Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump Flunkies Trading Legal Relief for Campaign Dirt: Julian Assange and Dmitro Firtash emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Don’t let him snow voters on global warming digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
“I could not be silent in the face of such cruel manipulation of the poor.” batocchio, Digby’s Hullabaloo
The Double Endorsement That Isn’t tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo
A matter of trust Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
GAO Decided Trump’s Hold on Ukraine Funding Was Illegal and It Wasn’t a Tough Call Sam Berger, Just Security
Today In Principled Republican Originalism Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A Short Preview of How #MoscowMitch Plans To Run The Impeachment Trial driftglass, at his blog
Vast Open Spaces and Tense Little Monopolies Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Martin Luther King Would Still Fuck Trump’s Shit Up (2020 Edition) The Rude Pundit, at his blog
Latest Parnas Doc Dump Wants To Know: How You Livin’ Devin Nunes? Liz Dye, Wonkette
Door Dash Drivers Not Even Making The Minimum Wage … Of 1968 Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Alan Dershowitz Sure Is A Funny Liberal! Michael Mora, Wonkette
Dennis Prager: A Lying Liar Telling Lies About Yr Wonkette Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
We Couldn’t Even Go A Full MLK Weekend Without A Mass Shooting Stephen Robinson, Wonkette