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 FDA approves the first birth control pill; FCC chief Newton Minow condemns TV programming; Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett fly over the North Pole; Journalist Mike Wallace and singer Billy Joel born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don’t waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
Trump Intends to Drive the Constitutional Order Off a Cliff. Democrats Should Be Saying ‘Impeachment’ Loud and Proud. Charles P.Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Orange Injector and the Troubling Tariffs Rayne, emptgywheel
What can short circuit the delay tactic of Executive Privilege Claims? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
The Crux of the Biscuit tristero, Hullabaloo
Your morning whataboutism Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Q&A on House-Justice Dept Showdown Over Release of Unredacted Mueller Report and Contempt of Congress Andy Wright, Just Security
Should the House Impeach If the Senate Won’t Convict? Keith E. Whittington, Lawfare
Sam Harris: White supremacy is a fringe belief that we don’t have to worry about too much right now Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
There Is No Secret GOP Plan to Preserve Roe v. Wade Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Did Donald Trump’s Grip on the Justice Department Sabotage Robert Mueller’s Investigation? James Risen, The Intercept
Breaking: Joe Scarborough Was Secretly a Liberal Blogger All Along! driftglass, at his blog
Chick singers Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Practical Impeachment Politics: Your Objections Are Bullshit The Rude Pundit, at his blog
TAX FRAUD IS THE MONETARY EQUIVALENT OF STORMY DANIELS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog