The Breakfast Club (Stereotypes)

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.

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This Day in History

Iconic photo captured in Iwo Jima; Persian Gulf War begins in Kuwait; Scottish scientists clone first mammal; Stan Laurel dies; Carlos Santana wins 8 Grammy awards.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

We must reject not only the stereotypes that others have of us but also those that we have of ourselves. Shirley Chisholm

Breakfast News

Criminal charges possible in North Carolina’s US House fight

Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay couple

State lawmaker calls for Georgia speaker Ralston to resign

Accrediting board rejects appeal from North Carolina school

Proposed project seeks to recognize Boston’s slavery ties

Rivers rise in soggy South as days of rain flood roads

Storm dumps record-breaking snow in Arizona on way to Texas

Venezuela opposition leader Guaido appears at aid concert

From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

Africa’s largest democracy finally goes to vote, a week late

As prices soar, Turkey’s Erdogan woos voters with vegetables

Sudan declares state of emergency, disbands Cabinet

Filipino rebel commanders become officials under peace deal

Powerful 7.5-magnitude quake hits southern Ecuador

Breakfast Blogs

Either We’re a Free and Self-Governing People, Or We’re Not Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Yesterday Noel Francisco Raised the Stakes on the Mystery Appellant emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Mini-Posts, 2/22/18. On Election Fraud, Loss of Biodiversity, the Opioid Epidemic And The Abuse Of Minors Echidne, at her blog

“It’s going to be total war. And as I say to my friends, I do two things – I vote and I buy guns” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo

Do-over! Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo

Military Construction Funds and Local Politics that Will Shape GOP’s Stance on Trump’s Emergency Declaration Luke Hartig, Just Security

Congress Should Limit the Emergency Powers of All Presidents Josh Blackman, Lawfare

Outstanding Achievement In the Field Of Grifting Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Professional racist Mark Steyn also real bad at math Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Bulwark: Where Even The Logo Screams “Lifeboat” driftglass, at his blog

Give Me Little Sign Yastrerblyansky, The Rectification of Names

The Everyday Delusions of the Trump Supporter (White Terrorist Edition) The Rude Pundit, at his blog