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
Start of the Watts riots in Los Angeles; President Ronald Reagan’s joke causes a Cold War flap; The Mall of America opens; ‘Roots’ author Alex Haley born; Painter Jackson Pollock killed in auto accident.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Destroying the Postal Service Is the Most Republican Thing Trump Has Ever Done Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Hurricane COVID-19: GOP’s Fiscal Restraint Pisses into the Winds Rayne, emptywheel
So much losing digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Make the Bad Man go away Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
DHS’s Portland Follies: Tracing the Official Public Narrative and Internal Communications Jeffrey Michaels, Just Security
GOP Asks Supreme Court to Make It Harder for People to Vote During Pandemic Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Nevada’s Republican Secretary of State Accuses Trump, RNC of Targeting Her State’s Vote-by-Mail Law Aaron Keller, Law & Crime
What a Country Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
It’s not “Congress” that’s the problem Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Real Trick Behind Trump’s Executive Actions: Pass the Buck The Rude Pundit, at his blog
IN TRUMP COUNTRY, IDEOLOGICAL BUBBLES ARE GOOD Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Trump Probably Can’t Executive Order Social Security And Medicare Away, But He’s Still Gonna Try Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Trump Idiots Explain Trump’s Idiot Executive Orders Almost Perfectly On Sunday Shows Michael Mora, Wonkette
Mark Meadows Leads White House Effort To Cure COVID-19 With PR Blitz Liz Dye, Wonkette
Trump Will Win Re-Election Over Post Office’s Dead Body Stephen Robinson, Wonkette