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
Josef Stalin consolidates power in USSR; World War II’s naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins; Women’s rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Actress-turned-royalty Grace Kelly and singer Neil Young born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind.
Georgia Will Hold a Recount to Placate the Obstreperous Toddler in the White House Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Palace Intrigue: Trump Prepares His Consolation Prize for Vladimir Putin emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
This is about more than ego-stroking digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Same as it ever was Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Why Trump Should Not Have Access to U.S. Intelligence After January 20 Douglas H. Wise, Just Security
Lawyers Forecast the Road Ahead as Trump and His Allies Sow Electoral Chaos and Confusion Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
How Hard Is It to Overturn an American Election? Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
The man is clear in his mind, but his soul is mad Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
I’d be a fool to do your dirty work Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Khrushchev Project driftglass, at his blog
For the Record: Song of Ben Shapiro Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
DID TRUMP JUST GET ANOTHER NUDGE FROM RUPERT MURDOCH? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Supreme Court Takes Third Whack At Obamacare, Because F*ck It, Why Not Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
Doing Coups? Destroying Evidence? WTF Is Trump’s Boy Band Of Idiots Up To? Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Trump’s Dibs On Pennsylvania Dropkicked, Again, By Demon MATH Liz Dye, Wonkette
How Much Will President Cry Baby F**k Up Joe Biden’s Inauguration? Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Look, Shiny Normal Thing! Joe Biden Planning ‘Government Stuff’ For Climate! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette