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
Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
I’d Like to Hear Christopher Wray Explain Why the FBI Used This Memo to Avoid Investigating Brett Kavanaugh Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
DOJ Put Someone Who Enabled Sidney Powell’s Lies — Jocelyn Ballantine — in Charge of Prosecuting the Proud Boys emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
A popular mandate digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Even “pro-business” was a lie Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Commentator Insists That Fact Checking Is An Attack On Free Speech Mike Masnick, Techdirt
DOJ Says Federal Agents Will Start Wearing Body Cameras Tim Cusaing, Techdirt
Federal Judge: Iowa’s Law Banning Mask Mandates in Public Schools Violates the Constitution and ADA Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Now We Know When ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Will Face Trial That Could Lead to Pharmaceutical Industry Ban Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime
Will Republicans and their fellow travelers make whooping cough great again? Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The murder of Daniel and Davy Macias by the cowards Rupert Murdoch and Tucker Carlson Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Norm Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Literary Corner: Vulnerable to the Reliability Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
YOU KNOW THAT ALL THE WINGNUTS IN AMERICA THINK THEIR WORST SUSPICIONS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED, RIGHT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Why’s Everybody Pickin’ On The Poor Right-Wing Hacks Of The Supreme Court? Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Did You Forget How Crazy Trump Was? Bob Woodward Will Remind You. Liz Dye, Wonkette
Joe Manchin Gonna Find 10 Unicorn Republicans Who’ll Support Voting Rights. Honest! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette