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
Charges dropped against Daniel Ellsberg in the Pentagon Papers case; Garry Kasparov loses a chess match against IBM’s Deep Blue computer; Songwriter Irving Berlin born; Reggae star Bob Marley dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Europeans are much more serious than we are in America because they think that a good place to discuss intellectual matters is a beer party.
Democrats Subpoena Donald Trump’s Tax Returns Through Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
On the Curious Timing of Daniel Everette Hale’s Arrest emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
He just can’t stop obstructing digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Scaredy-cops: Should they wear badges? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
What Questions Is the Pentagon Avoiding? Kate Brannen, Just Security
Anti-Vax: The New Republican Movement Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Avoid States That Might Make Your Miscarriage A Felony Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Trump: Symptom or disease? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks: The Pope of the High and Holy Church of Both Sides Do It — UPDATE driftglass, at his blog
Scooby Dooby Doo Where Are You Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
ON BIDEN, ARE TRUMPERS FIGHTING THE LAST WAR? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog