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
President Abraham Lincoln and naturalist Charles Darwin born; The U.S. Senate acquits President Bill Clinton in his impeachment trial; Founding of the NAACP; Cartoonist Charles Schulz dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Ilhan Omar Was a Target for Sincere Criticism. Also, Opportunistic Hypocrites. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
A Primer on How to Read: So the NYT Can Stop Telling Paul Manafort’s Lies emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
He’s hardly working digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
And now there are two Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Flight Attendants and the Next Government Shutdown Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The 2017 tax bill is going to be a yuge electoral disaster for the GOP Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Steve Schmidt Launches New “Bullshit Walks” Podcast driftglass, at his blog
El Paso Never Wanted a Barrier (A History Lesson) The Rude Pundit, at his blog
SOME #NEVERTRUMPERS CARE ABOUT THE GOP BRAND. OTHERS CARE ABOUT THE GOP SCAM. Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog