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 Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy; a searing image from the Vietnam War; Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Iran, ending years of exile; actor Clark Gable born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.
This Meathead Had a Very Trumpian Week Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Terabytes of Rat-Fucker Data Trail emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Schultz’s little white slip slips digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Something more to make you shiver Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump’s Moves Against the Intelligence Community Are Hurting U.S. National Security John Sipher and Benjamin Haas, Just Security
Why Intelligence Leadership Won’t Resign in Response to Trump’s Criticisms David Priess, Lawfare
Kill Yr Filibuster Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
How American Corporations Exploit the Global Poor Through Outsourcing and Subcontracting Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
HOW LONG WILL TRUMP ALLOW HOWARD SCHULTZ TO STEAL HIS ACT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog