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
Bomb attack on Madrid’s commuter trains; Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic found dead; Mikhail Gorbachev becomes leader of Soviet Union; General Douglas MacArthur leaves Philippines in WWII.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Paul Manafort’s Sentencing Produced One Last Awful Thing Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Art of the Get-Screwed-in-Your-Russian-Quid-Pro-Quo Deal emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Politics of The Green New Deal: Part 1 Ed Walker, emptywheel
“We may see a hundred-year storm for turnout” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
What Are We Gonna Clutch When They Take Away Our Pearls? tristero, Hullabaloo
A crisis of public sanity Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
The Ripening: The House Judiciary Committee Investigation Will Bear Fruit Andy Wright, Just Security
Remembering Eisenhower’s Middle East Force Resolution Matthew Waxman, Lawfare
“Daylight Savings Time” Should be Standard Time Scott Lemiuex, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Wabtec Strike Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Center-Right Scam is the Paige Compositor of American Politics driftglass, at his blog
Socialist Surrealism Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Puritopian Centrists Unite! Tom Hilton, No More Mister Nice Blog
Cows, Gas and Trump – a nearly frere-associative ramble. Or amble. Or emotional purge, Or something. The New York Crank, at his blog