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
U.S. cruise missiles hit Afghanistan and Sudan after American embassies bombed in Africa; The Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia; NASA’s Voyager 2 launched; Singers Issac Hayes and Robert Plant born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
This Is an Insane Way to Run the Fifth Largest Economy in the World. Maybe It’s Something in the Water. charles P. pierce, Esquire Politics
How a Trump Prosecution for January 6 Would Work emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
In Case Anyone Was Wondering Why the Taliban Actually Were Able To Retake Afghanistan So Easily, It Is Because the Trump Administration Agreed the US Would Unconditionally Surrender To Them Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Lies upon lies digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Disasters natural and manmade Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Taliban Creates A New Content Moderation Challenge For Social Media Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Immigration Lawyers Say Trump-Appointed Judge in Texas Just Decided He’s in Control of ICE and ‘Emperor of U.S. Immigration Policy’ in ‘Unprecedented and Outrageous’ Ruling Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
The media rallies around the hawks Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Matthew Dowd, Internet Man of Mystery driftglass, at his blog
Narratology: Something Much Worse Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
IF THIS WERE HAPPENING UNDER TRUMP, WE’D BE DUE FOR A SHINY OBJECT RIGHT ABOUT NOW Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog