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
Sen. Joseph McCarthy is censured; Scientists demonstrate the world’s first artificially-created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction; Enron files for Chapter 11 protection; Colombian drug lord is shot and killed.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Mitch McConnell’s Liability Shield Is the Joker in the Deck Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Investigations into the Russian Investigation Have Lasted 69% Longer than the Russian Investigation Itself emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Loons going nuclear digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Chickens come home to a cock fight Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
A Post-Election Trump Firing Makes the Case for an Independent, Regulatory CISAMarc Canellas, Just Security
Senior White House Officials Were Lobbied in ‘Bribery-for-Pardon Scheme,’ Unsealed Order Reveals Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime
The Mistake of Designating the Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Gregory D. Johnsen, Lawfare
Mitch McConnell opposes COVID relief for anyone but businesses who get their workers sick Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Ben Wittes vindicated at last! Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 739 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Where Have All The Glenn Stans Gone? driftglass, at his blog
For the Record: Call me Sherlock Holmes Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Trump’s Continuing COVID Murder Spree The Rude Pundit, at his blog
IT WILL SHOCK YOU HOW MUCH IT HAPPENED Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Bill Barr Just Saying Donald Trump Dead To Him Now Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Transformed Wife: Saying Women Aren’t Meant To Be Servants Mocks The Bible Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Please Don’t Let ‘Fetch’ Or Trump 2024 Happen Stephen Robinson, Wonkette