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
Astronaut John Glenn becomes the first American in orbit; the Rhode Island nightclub fire; Actor Sydney Poitier born; Tara Lipinski becomes the youngest gold medalist in the Winter Olympics.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
The Wall Street Journal Excluded Elizabeth Warren From a Poll…Because They Wanted To? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
DOJ Is Withholding the Mike Flynn 302 Describing How the Campaign Considered Reaching Out to Julian Assange after the Podesta Leaks emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
He cheats. What are the Democrats going to do about it? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
… and to the banana republic for which it stands Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
When Professionalism Mattered: Dissent Against U.S. Policy on Landmines Ambassador Donald Steinberg, Just Security
The 2020 Presidential Candidates Stay (Mostly) Quiet on Law Enforcement Independence Quinta Jurecic and Andrew Kent, Lawfare
Bloomberg is too risky Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Is it 1972 All Over Again? (Spoiler: No) Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
If You Can Keep It Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
SOME GOOD NEWS FOR DEMOCRATS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Is Bill Barr Cockblocking The SDNY? Sure Damn Looks Like It! Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Susan Collins ‘Very Disappointed’ In Poll Showing She’s A Big Loser Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Did Trump Offer To Pardon Assange In Exchange For Sexxxxy Hillary Dirts? Liz Dye, Wonkette