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
Ranger 7 beams lunar pictures; France’s Marquis de Lafayette makes his name in the American Revolution; Thomas Eagleton withdraws as George McGovern’s running mate; Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.
The Crisis in America’s Heartland Won’t Be Solved By Throwing Money at Soybean Farmers Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
John Ratcliffe’s Lies about His Time at DOJ Raise New Questions about His Claim to Have Used Warrantless Searches emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
A Big Story that should not be overlooked Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Socialize this Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Congress Tackles the “100-Mile” Border Zone for Federal Checkpoints Patrick Eddington, Just Security
The Potential Trouble with Nominating a DNI from Trump’s Central Casting David Priess, Lawfare
The boy who cried wolf and then got eaten by a wolf Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 517 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
MOSCOW MITCH MAAAAD! Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Alan Dershowitz, Your Life Is Calling! Five Dollar Feminist, Wonkette
Dems Can Win If They’re More Like Warren G. Harding. Good Call, New York Times! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
The World’s Most Ridiculous Trademark Dispute Is Now Over: Yosemite Gets Its Names Back Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness dribbling out of their ears Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
WHAT IF — WAIT, HEAR ME OUT — DEMOCRATS AREN’T DOOMED? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog