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
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest’s peak; President John F. Kennedy born; Patrick Henry gives his “If this be treason” speech; Comedian Bob Hope born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
The Pennsylvania Legislature Is Just Crazy Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Stealing Elections: The Underlying Assumption behind Billy Barr’s Flip-Flop on the Materiality of Flynn’s Lies emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The Senate is definitely in playdigby aka Heather DigbyParton, Digbys Hullabaloo
Understanding the Michael Flynn Case: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff, and the Proper from the Improper Marty Lederman, Just Security
First Amendment Expert: Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Is a ‘Threat to Free Speech’ Colin Kalmacher, Law & Crime
Fire Away Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Area pundit shocked to discover that Republican attacks on Obama were not made entirely in good faith Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
On Rioting and Police Abolition Simon Balto, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The (gender) politics of COVID-19 Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Deregulation News Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE MOST POWERFUL MAN IN THE WORLD IS AFRAID TO QUIT TWITTER Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Texas Supreme Court Suggests You Just Lie On Your Absentee Ballot App Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
Bill Barr Gonna Unmask The Obamagates For Trump, Because That’s What Daddy Wants Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Minneapolis Raging, Tucker Carlson A Raging Dick Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Mark Zuckerberg, Who Once Gave Rare Butt Cricket STD To Entire Shopping Mall, Says Fact-Checking Bad Stephen Robinson, Wonkette