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
Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain’s Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
Republicans Are Still Finessing the Question of Steve King’s Racism Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Mueller Soft-Pedaled the Mike Flynn Exchanges with Sergey Kislyak about Israel emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Three Things: Loads of Bricks, White Chicks, Made-up Schtick Rayne, emptywheel
Some justice in Atlanta digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
GOP response to Trump’s tear gas photo op, “I’m late for lunch.” Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Depravity, Inc. Ton Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Can Congress Work Together to Calm the Country? Susan Hennessy and Margaret Taylor, Lawfare
A stale smell raising through a sickening summer haze Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
God said to Abraham: Kill me a son Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Why We Are Reopening Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Preening Tyrant Defiles Church driftglass, at his blog
Literary Corner: Eloquent Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE BIBLE DIDN’T BLEED, SO IT DIDN’T LEAD — EVEN ON THE RIGHT Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Facebook Factcheck: Fred Trump Didn’t Go To That KKK Rally, He Simply Refused To Leave! Rebecca Schoenkopf, Wonkette
Goodbye, Monuments To Confederate Treason, Goodbye! Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette