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
Hurricane Camille hits Gulf Coast; President Clinton admits relationship with Monica Lewinsky; Gold found in Canada’s Yukon; Robert Fulton’s steamboat ride; Rudolf Hess dies; Actor Robert DeNiro born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well.
Some States Are Very Committed to Killing People Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
If You Have Rick Gates (and Omarosa) You Don’t Need George Papadopoulos emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Trump’s White Evangelical Base Echidne, at her blog
The California GOP FTW digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Ocasio-Cortez/Shapiro Redux tristero, Hullabaloo
Today I’m grateful for Don Jr.’s arrogance. Spocko, Hullabaloo
Rules, schmules Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
How Trump’s Outburst Over Security Clearances Harms the Presidency Robert Litt, Lawfare
A reminder: To John Roberts et. al., “voter fraud” means black people voting Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
“If You Couldn’t Solve Every Problem, You Shouldn’t Have Tried to Solve Any Problem,” An Idiotic Way of Evaluating Legislation Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Conservative Intellectuals In Action Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Everything Conservatives Don’t Like Is Socialism, Part 8,742 Tom Hinton, No More Mister Nice Blog
AOC v. VDH Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names
Vatican Likely Won’t Punish Those Who Covered Up Child Sexual Abuse The Rude Pundit, at his blog
Guess Who Else Wants To Fuck The Russia Investigation On The DL? Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette