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
Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
In the end, the American dream is not a sprint, or even a marathon, but a relay. Our families don’t always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the fruits of their labor.
The Virus Is Novel. The Conditions That Lead It to Kill People Often Aren’t. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Catherine Herridge Attempts to Relaunch Bullshit Conspiracies Answered by Peter Strzok’s Book emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
On The Markets For Surrogacy And Sex Work Echidne, at her blog
James Fallows sounds the alarm. Media, please pay heed! digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Postmaster DeJoy was sued by his brother for hiding his mail & millions from him Spocko, Digby’s Hullbaloo
You don’t have to be crazy to work here, but…. Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Mass Job Losses and Other Economic Costs of President Trump’s Inaction on Coronavirus Ryan Zamarripa, Just Security
‘A Big Deal for Voting’: Pennsylvania Relaxes Mail-in Ballot Rules, Will No Longer Match Voters’ Signatures Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Administration’s ‘Legally Dubious and Illogical’ Diversity Visa Policy Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime
“You fucked up, you thought I was arguing in good faith” Scott Lemeiux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
How bad of a president do you have to be to get Scientific American to endorse your opponent? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Oregon Militias Advance Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Trump in a Battle to the Death (Our Deaths, Not His) with Science The Rude Pundit, at his blog
RUSH LIMBAUGH (AND DANIELLE PLETKA): MATH IS HARD! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
We’ve Reached ‘Forced Hysterectomies’ Chapter Of Nazi Playbook Liz Dye, Wonkette
Michael Caputo Is Just The Tip Of The Bugf*ck Iceberg Evan Hurst, Wonkette+
GA Sen. David Perdue Might Have To Dump Trump Like A Bad Stock Stephen Robinson, Wonkette