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
Nazi Germany’s capital Berlin falls in World War II; Artist Leonardo da Vinci dies; Civil War Gen. ‘Stonewall’ Jackson killed; Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa vote; Singer Bing Crosby born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious, rude, belligerent, and brutal.
How Handmaid’s Tale gets real digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Surviving as a journalist in the age of Trump Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Even More Trump Pressies to Women: Teresa Manning Echidne, at her blog
Sunday Morning Party Line driftglass, at his blog
Finally, White People Stand Up for Military History Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
If Only Andrew Jackson Had Been President In 1860 We Wouldn’t Have Had Any of These Problems Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Conservation of issues David Anderson, Balloon Juice
The NSA’s 702 Shutdown Is Good News, But There Are A Whole Lot Of Caveats Tim Cushing, Techdirt