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
Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his ‘I Have a Dream’ speech; Clashes mar the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago; Black teen Emmett Till abducted and killed in Mississippi; Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana granted a divorce.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
OxyContin maker, governmhttps://thestarshollowgazette.com/wp-admin/edit.phpIranian president: First lift sanctions, then let’s talkent attorneys in settlement talks
Revisiting the First Time President Trump Blabbed Out Classified Information for Political Gain emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
He’ll cut Medicare. Of course he will. digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
How To Win Friends and Influence People tristero, Hullabaloo
They want to rule, Part eleventy-twelve? Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Thoughts on the Impending Prosecution of Andrew McCabe Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
At Least They’re Consistent Scot Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Speaking of campus free speech Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Growth of Nursing Unionism Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns And Money
Both Sides Do It and Nothing Else Makes David a Dull Boy driftglass, at his blog
Literary Corner: A Very Big and Important Area Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
FREE REPUBLIC: OBJECTIVELY PRO-OPIOID MANUFACTURERS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog