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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
The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Psychology is as important as substance. If you treat people with respect, they will go out of their way to accommodate you. If you treat them in a patronizing way, they will go out of their way to make your life difficult.
What Is This Bullsh*t, Anyway? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Other Things the Press Missed by Ignoring the Details Revealed in the Joshua Schulte Prosecution emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Debunking The Deficit Myth Ed Walker, emptywheel
Democrats do some oversight digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
How to enrage Trump’s base after the Tulsa rally Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Looks Like They Can Arrest Even Armed Suspects When the (Far) Right Conditions Are Met tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Policing America’s caste system Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Trump’s Reform Executive Order Does Nothing to Limit the Power of Police Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
The U.S. Embassy in Seoul did something smart; the Trump administration was having none of it Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Bostock and the majoritarian difficulty Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Radio Rwanda Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Rick Wilson Forgot Lesson Number Two driftglass, at his blog
Hi It’s Stupid: Horse Race Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
TEXAS GOVERNOR: AS LONG AS WE HAVE ENOUGH HOSPITAL BEDS, WE DON’T CARE HOW MANY PEOPLE GET INFECTED Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Tulsa To Trump: Stay Home Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
You Can Still Be Fired For Discriminatory Reasons, As Long As Your Boss Doesn’t Tell You Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette