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
U.S. and Britain strike Afghanistan; Achille Lauro hijacked; Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas faces damaging claims; Matthew Shepard beaten to death; Singer John Mellencamp born; ‘Cats’ hits Broadway.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
There are really three parts to the creative process. First there is inspiration, then there is the execution, and finally there is the release.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff Allow COVID-19 to Dominate Their Lives Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Federalist Society Super-Spreader Plausible Deniability emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Van Halen bmaz, emptywheel
Another 14 point lead digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Trumpish tragedy and farce Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Sullivan
Consequences of Federal Failure: Lessons from New York City in the Pandemic Alexis Blane, Just Security
Supreme Court ‘Shadow Docket’ Slashes Voting Rights Protections in South Carolina Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
“We need to take away children” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Do the economics of news coverage in the US help protect the Electoral College? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 687 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
MAGA Cretins Worship at the Church of the Manly Grifter The Rude Pundit, at his blog
BUT MR. PRESIDENT, THE FLU AFFECTS VIRTUALLY NOBODY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Texas Cop Actually Charged Immediately With Crime For Killing Black Man Stephen Robinson, Wonkette