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
An explosion cripples Apollo 13 on its way to the Moon; President Thomas Jefferson born; Pope John Paul II visits a synagogue; Actor Sydney Poitier achieves an Oscar milestone; Golfer Tiger Woods wins the Masters for the first time.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
The Supreme Court’s ‘Shadow Docket’ Is Looking Increasingly Shady Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Three April 9 Arrests: Arresting Your Way to Evidence Collection emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
A Quick Word On What We Know About the Police Shooting of Daunte Wright Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Biden Republicans? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
RNC as WWE Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Activists Say Biden Camp Taking Too Long To Properly Staff The FCC Karl Bode, Techdirt
Police violence beyond race Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
NRO editors: the problem with Jim Crow is that it was too democratic Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 827 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
New York note Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IF THIS WERE AN ELABORATE CONSPIRACY, HOW WOULD IT LOOK DIFFERENT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Minnesota Cops Shoot 20-Year-Old Black Man At Traffic Stop. We’re So Tired Of This Sh*t. Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Yay! New Mexico Will Now Let Victims Of Police Brutality Sue The Police Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
GOP Throwing Everything At Wall Just To See What Works Michael Mora, Wonkette
Matt Gaetz Wrangles Invite To Doral, But Gets No Love From Daddy Trump 🙁 Liz Dye, Wonkette
Ammon Bundy Gets Big Dumb Self Arrested Twice In Two Hours, No Kink-Shaming Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Arkansas Bill Would Let Bigots Sue For Pain And Suffering If They See Trans People In Public Bathrooms Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette