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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
Outbreak of World War One; Troops disperse ‘Bonus Army’ marchers; A U.S. Army bomber crashes into the Empire State Building; Former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and author Beatrix Potter born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
All of Hollywood was convinced that ‘Gone with the Wind’ would be a colossal disaster and rather hoped it would be.
Tom Cotton Is Wrong About Slavery and Wrong About ‘The 1619 Project’ Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
HJC Should Ask Bill Barr Why It Would Do Irreparable Harm if He Had to Explain His Actions in the Flynn Case emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
A nice, familiar, white guy digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Gratuitous violence Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
“He’s Lying.” New Book Reveals Havoc Bill Barr Wrought Inside Congress Ryan Goodman, Just Security
Politically-Motivated Prosecutions Part I: Legal Obligations and Ethical Duties of Prosecutors Erica Newland and Kristy Parker, Just Security
Additional Federal Agents Being Deployed to Portland Appear to Lack Proper Training: Report Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime
Portland Activists Sue DHS, Chad Wolf, and Bill Barr to Stop Use of Tear Gas Against Protesters Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Rethinking Domestic Terrorism Law After Boogaloo Movement Attacks Jon Lewis, Lawfare
The Accusation Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
I’m not sure how much more outflanking I can take Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
For the Record: Bad Boyfriend Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IN AMERICA, THIS IS NOT HOW YOU FIGHT AN INCUMBENT WHO REJECTS ELECTION RESULTS Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
More Senate Republicans Looking Like They’ll Have To ‘Find Something New’ In 2021 Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
The Following Things Are Wrong On The Internet Today Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette Evan Hurst, Wonkette