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
America’s Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel’s raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig’s farewell to baseball; Neil Simon born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
This Fourth of July, We’re in Another One of Those Moments Where the Great Bluff Gets Called Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Maybe Trump Really Is Never Going To Leave bmaz, emptywheel
The shattered chain digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digbyy’s Hullabaloo
Slow learners Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Why is Trump Turning a Blind Eye to Russia’s Covert Warfare? Michael Carpenter, Just Security
Lawyers Say Barr Is ‘Once Again Trying to Install a Loyalist’ in U.S. Attorney’s Office–‘Rule of Law Be Damned’ Colin Kalmbacher, Just Security
And all the dead bodies piled up in mounds Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The killing of Elijah McClain Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Literary Corner: It’s Gonna Be Gone Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Campaign In Chaos, As Trump Sits Home Crying In His Cheeseburger Liz Dye, Wonkette
Joe Biden Has Army Of Lawyers Ready To Fight Off Election Malarky Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
36 Years Later, Conservatives Finally Read The Lyrics To ‘Born In The USA’ Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Oh No, Donald Trump Hates Ivanka’s Husband Again Evan Hurst, Wonkette