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
The United States drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan during World War II; LBJ signs the Voting Rights Act; Pope Paul VI dies; Scientist Alexander Fleming born; Funk singer Rick James dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it.
Michael Flynn ‘Neutered’ the American Sanctions on Russia for Its Election Hack Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Poitics
In Previously Undisclosed December 2018 Interview, Jared Kushner Got Warned Falsely Claiming to Not Recall Is Still a Lie emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
3rd Party shenanigans digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Huhllabaloo
Nebraska’s Gov. Ricketts’ policies are going to kill teachers Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Policing America’s caste system revisited Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
“Viral Justice”: Interconnected Pandemics as Portal to Racial Justice Catherine Powell, Just Security
Sotomayor Blasts Conservative Justices for Enabling Jailers Who Were ‘Indifferent’ About COVID-19 Threat to Inmates Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Devin Nunes Can’t Sue Esquire Over Report on Family Farm He Doesn’t Control, Judge Rules Aaron Keller, Law & Crime
‘Qualified Immunity’ is a judicially-created doctrine of white supremacy Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Some people have to play their little games Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Problem of White Parents Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
A Trifecta Wish List Part I: Institutional Arrangements Dave Brockington, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Literary Corner: If You Look at Children Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Trump’s Crack Legal Team Sues To Make Nevada Voting Contagious Again Liz Dye, Wonkette
WNBA Players Rudely Use Free Speech To State Political Views Like ‘Don’t Vote For Racist Cartoon Villain’ Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Pentagon Officials Say Trump Full Of Sh*t On Beirut Explosion, As Usual Evan Hurst, Wonkette