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
Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original ‘Star Trek’ premieres on TV.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Keep in mind that when public figures get in trouble for something they said, it is usually not because they misspoke, but because they accidentally told the truth.
Mike Pompeo Saw Bill Barr and Raised Him Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The US Government Formed a New Understanding of WikiLeaks after 2016 emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
What happened to all that money? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
SF kids’ BLM lemonade stand Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Happy Election Quarter! Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
‘The Heat Is On’: Legal Experts Say Postmaster General Committed ‘Stunning’ Array of Crimes, Including ‘Wire Fraud’ Colin Kalmbcher, Law & Crime
Colorado Secretary of State Threatens Criminal Referral Against President Trump Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime
Repairing the Rule of Law: An Agenda for Post-Trump Reform Paul Rosenzweig and Vishnu Kannan, Lawfare
LeBron v. Trump Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Matthew Dowd is a Fundamentally Ridiculous Person driftglass, at his blog
For the Record: Tough on China Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
RELIABLE SOURCES! Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Boogaloo Bois Arrested For Trying To Join Up With Hamas Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette