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
TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia’s royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua’s Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball’s Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The question is not whether we are able to change but whether we are changing fast enough.
An ER Doctor in Arkansas Told Us What Its Like to Work in Unvaccinated America Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Guardian “Scoop” Would Shift the Timeline and Bureaucracy of the Known 2016 Russian Operation emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Minority Report: Putin’s Programma Destabilizatsii Began Much Earlier Rayne, emptywheel
The Wilderness of Mirrors & The Guardian’s Scoop Regarding Putin’s & Russia’s Planning To Make Trump President: It Is Almost Certainly Disinformation & Agitprop, But It May Still Be True Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
“They’re killing people” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Flood porn Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hulalbaloo
Murc’s law is a harsh mistress Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Moneyc
Getting counterinsurgency wrong Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Gaming out the Breyer situation Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Personnel is Policy Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
David Brooks and the Suborbital Right driftglass, at his blog
American Identity Politics Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IF WE WANT TO VACCINATE REPUBLICANS, MAYBE THIS WOULD WORK Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
$600 Emergency Unemployment Reduced Job Searches — When There Were No Jobs Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
OK Fine, Congress Will F*ck Up The Cyber Ninjas Now Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Iowa Defunded Planned Parenthood And Guess What They Got More Of? Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette