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
Pope John Paul II Dies at 84; President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war on Germany; Juan Ponce de Leon lands in Florida; Falkland Islands seized from Britain; Hans Christian Andersen Born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
There’s an Awful Lot of ‘Cull the Herd’ Rhetoric Floating Around These Days Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump’s Promise of Only 100,000 Deaths Assumes We Ignore Him emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Inside Titanic’s wheelhouse digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Trump Has Placed Nearly a Quarter Million Americans at Risk of Dying tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Playing general on a battlefield Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Threats to Democracy Spread with the Virus, We Must Keep Both in Check Melissa Hooper, Just Security
To Die With The Lie driftglass, at his blog
For the Record: Quinine Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THIS ISN’T FDR IN THE MAP ROOM — IT’S THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF 1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE steve m., No More Mister Nice Blog
If Devin Nunes Doesn’t Get To Play Outside Soon, He Might Just Sue A LIVE COW Evan Hurst, Wonkette
How Much ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Sh*t Are Red States Doing To Ban Abortion In The Time Of Coronavirus? Jamie Lynn Crofts. Wonkette