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
President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
Trump Hates the Job. Does He Even Like Running for It Anymore? Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
On Joshua Schulte and Julian Assange’s 10 Year Old Charges emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Democracy’s grave-digger and his wife are as corrupt as Donald Trump digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Leavin’ on his mind Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Can Congress Fine Federal Officials Under Its Contempt Power? Kia Rahnama, Lawfare
Influencing the Influencers Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Historian: It’s a Profession. Listen to Professionals. Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Bonfire of the Sanities driftglass, at his blog
Dramatic Readings: Priebus Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
COULD THE MEDIA PLEASE STOP TREATING THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN’S EMPTY BRAGGADOCIO AS NEWS? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog