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 Christmas poem ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ is first published; Former Japanese premier Hideki Tojo is executed; Mormon religion founder Joseph Smith, Jr. is born; North Korea releases the 82 U.S. Seamen.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
We need to change America’s image round the world. America has lost some lustre in terms of how folks aspire to be like us.
Trump Is the Village Idiot of the New International Authoritarian Class Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
How Putin Got in Trump’s (and So, All of Our) Head emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Ugly Results Of Inequality Ed Walker, emptywheel
Democratic women are overwhelmingly pissed off digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Bred for Circuses batocchio, Hullabaloo
Grievance and revenge Tom Sullivan, Hullabaloo
Waxing Right-Wing Nationalism in India Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 599 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Prime Minister Pelosi Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
ANDREW SULLIVAN THREADS THE NEEDLE, BADLY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog