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 10:30am (ET) 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
Pope John Paul II shot; English colonists arrive at what becomes Jamestown; Winston Churchill gives his first speech as British prime minister; The U.S. declares war on Mexico; Singer Stevie Wonder born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
My people are going to learn the principles of democracy, the dictates of truth and the teachings of science. Superstition must go.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Which State Is More Insane: North Carolina or Missouri? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Illiberal Hollywood: Unchanged or Worse One Year Later Rayne, emptywheel
Memo to Journalists: Stop Sucking at Journalism driftglass at his blog
State Department Fails to Vet or Monitor Military Aid to Egypt Alex Emmons, The Intercept