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 Federalist Papers published in New York City; President Theodore Roosevelt is born; Egypian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin win Nobel Peace Prize; Boston Red Sox win their first World Series since 1918.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
In the Soviet Union, capitalism triumphed over communism. In this country, capitalism triumphed over democracy.
Science Tells Us a Dust Bowl 2.0 Is Yet Another New Reality of Climate Change Neglect Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
(Part of) What I Shared with the FBI Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
It’s not gatekeeping, it’s journalism digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Prime them for surrender Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Ethics Groups Say Barr’s Use of DOJ Is Shredding Its Essential Independence George Croner, Just Security
Foreign Interference is a Strategy, Not a Tactic Laura Rosenberger and Lindsay Gorman, Lawfare
Mitch McConnell’s Court-Packing Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Malevolence and incompetence are often hard to disentangle Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 705 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Birthday Fundraiser: Day One — History Did Not Begin In 2016 driftglas, at his blog
Dr. Douthat and Mr. Ross Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IF BIDEN WINS, TRUMP AND HIS BASE WILL BEGIN TO BELIEVE IN THE PANDEMIC Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Not Even Putin Buying BS Hunter Biden Email Rumors He Probably Helped Start Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Chile Votes To Reject Constitution Of Brutal Dictator And Trump GOP Icon Augusto Pinochet Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Jared Kushner: If Black People Weren’t So Shiftless, They’d Appreciate All Trump Has Done For Them Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Poll Porn: The White House Fake News Banana Peel Edition Liz Dye, Wonkette