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
The Titanic sinks off the coast of Newfoundland; President Abraham Lincoln dies; Jackie Robinson becomes first African American player in Major League Baseball; US launches air raid against Libya; Cambodian Communist revolutionary Pol Pot dies; Punk rocker Joey Ramone dies at age 49.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
Is Trump Actually in Charge? Or Is It Worse Than We Feared? Charles Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Shadow Brokers Vulnerability Equities Process: NSA Has Had at Least 96 Days to Warn Microsoft about These Files emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Cats Echidne, at her blog
Dumb bunny digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Stroking the paper tiger Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Framing, Culture Jamming, and Being a Nuisance Hecate Demeter, at her blog
Jack Shafer: Media Analysis For People Who Think Maureen Dowd is Too Deep and Too Funny Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
If the label reads Republican health care market stabilization, the box will not contain market stabilization Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Stupid Shit Andrew Sullivan Says: Mr. Sullivan Lines Up His Next “Real Time” Gig driftglass, at his blog
THE WRATH OF STEVE? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog