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
Inmates seize control of Attica prison in upstate New York; Mao Zedong, Communist China’s founding leader, dies; Elvis Presley first appears on TV’s Ed Sullivan Show; Soul singer Otis Redding born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
When the Wind Stops Blowing, the Cameras Go Away Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Who, What, When, Why: Trump Has Paid $500K to Silence Keith Schiller emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Michael, Roger, Sean, David, Jerry, and The Don digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Donald’s charm offensive — heavy on the offensive Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Michael Flynn’s Trial Judge Sets Key Hearing in DOJ Effort to Dismiss the Case Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Appeals Court Orders Additional Arguments Over House Democrats’ Subpoenas for Trump’s Tax Returns Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime
Can the President Claim Transition Period Privilege? Chuck Rosenberg, Lawfare
Governing by gaslight Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Politics and the university Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 676 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Do They Even Math, Bro? Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
REPUBLICANS ARE EVEN CRAZIER THAN YOU IMAGINED Steve M., No More Mister Blog
HOT NEW PETER STRZOK TEXT Says Trump Totally F-ing Compromised By Russia Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Oh No Who Spent All The Trump Campaign Money It’s A Mystery For Sure Liz Dye, Wonkette
Kamala Harris’s Sneakers Are Made For Walking On Trump’s Stupid Face Stephen Robinson, Wonkette