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
Ex-Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears; Medicare and Medicaid signed into law; A blast rocks Black Tom Island; The USS Indianapolis sunk; Henry Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The trick is growing up without growing old.
North Carolina voter ID law struck down as ‘discriminatory’ by federal court
Republican-authored voting laws in Wisconsin and Kansas overturned
Former Brazilian president Lula to stand trial on obstruction charges
Syrian maternity hospital bombed, says Save the Children
Ford considers closing factories and raising prices in Europe in wake of Brexit
Airline pilots complain of dangerous fatigue in leaked documents
Hillary Clinton Gave the Best Speech I Ever Saw Her Give Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
Two (Three, Four?) Data Points on DNC Hack: Why Does Wikileaks Need an Insurance File? emptwheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
They didn’t like him, they really didn’t like him digby aka Heather Digby Parton. Hullabaloo
Postgame: The Philly Festival of Optimism and Faith vs. The Craven Cleveland Clusterf#ck driftglass, at his blog
Postgame: The Philly Festival of Optimism and Faith vs. The Craven Cleveland Clusterf#ck The New York Crank, No More Mister Nice Blog
NYPD Dodges Another Legislative Attempt To Inject Accountability And Transparency Into Its Daily Work Tim Cushing, Techdirt