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
The Civil War’s Second Battle of Bull Run ends; Thurgood Marshall confirmed as first black Supreme Court justice; First black astronaut blasts off; Ty Cobb’s baseball debut; David Letterman moves to CBS.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
When a country wants television more than they want clean water, they’ve lost their grip.
This Is How You Do Democracy, People Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Don McGahn’s Bullshit Report Covering Up the Flynn Firing emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Role of the Media In The Trump Reich Echidne, at her blog
What a nest of vipers digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Paging Frank Luntz Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Zero Tolerance for Border Families but Welcome to Myanmar Military Perpetrators Benjamin Haas, Just Security
Should Congress Treat Impeachable Offenses Cumulatively? Keith E. Whittington, Lawfare
Schumer Surrenders David Dayen, The American Prospect
Crawling Back From Under Their Rocks Abigail Nussbaum, Lawyers, Guns and Money
“Why are we honoring this woman, have we run out of people who aren’t war criminals?” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
In An Upscale Coffee Shop Not Far From The Nation’s Capitol… driftglass, at his blog
Sex, lies, and Catholicism Yastreblyansky, Rectification of Names
Trump and the Ass-Eating Evangelicals The Rude Pundit, at his blog
IF THE NIGHTMARES ENGENDERED BY FOX PROPAGANDA WERE A PERSON, HE’D BE ANDREW GILLUM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
You Can’t Break Up With Trump, Don McGahn! He’s Breaking Up WITH YOU! Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette
Maybe Lindsey Graham Is Just A Piece Of Shit Evan Hurst, Wonkette