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 Alamo falls; The Dred Scott decision brings America closer to Civil War; Renaissance artist Michelangelo born; Walter Cronkite leaves ‘The CBS Evening News’; Ed McMahon and Rob Reiner born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
It’s a very slow process – two steps forward, one step back – but I’m inching in the right direction.
The Democrats Who Flinch at Every Republican Attack Should Listen to Ulysses S. Grant Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Metadata of the HJC Requests emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Does Google Discriminate Against Men In Pay? Echidne, at her blog
Yes, the convicted liar is more credible than the President of the United States digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Standing athwart democracy Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress About “Collusion” in General—Not just the Moscow Tower deal Ryan Goodman, Just Security
New York Lawsuit Challenges Replacement of Immigration Court Hearings with Video Technology Jessica Zhang and Andrew Patterson, Lawfare
Islamophobia in Action Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Moral Importance Of Luck Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks and the Impossible Moon Rocket driftglass, at his blog
Dual Loyalty Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
RECKONING WITH MICHAEL JACKSON’S PEDOPHILIA, THE PRESS ASKS: HOW BAD IS IT FOR BUSINESS? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog