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
Iran-held hostages released, Charles Manson and followers convicted, Jackson settles molestation claims, Alicia Keys is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
The SWAT Team of the Wingnut Legal Apparatus Is Lined Up Behind This One Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
44, 40, and 38 emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Schools have long been a culture war battlefield digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Elections settled before Election Day Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
The Internet Wins: Adblocking (And Other Extensions) Don’t Violate Copyright Law In Germany Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Judge Grants Special Grand Jury Probe into Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime
D.C. Circuit Upholds Detention Order for Jan. 6 Defendant Pizzeria Owner Who Told Judge ‘I Am Not a Person’ Marisa Sarnoff, Law & Crime
The pure politics of bad faith Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
To understand white people is to forgive them: The never-ending story Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Three Reads On Russia’s Threats Cheryl Rofer, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,001 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Reneglicans driftglass, at his blog
INVESTIGATE CLARENCE THOMAS RELENTLESSLY, BUT DON’T IMPEACH HIM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
The Totally Expected Answers To What Republicans Stand For Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
The Totally Expected Answers To What Republicans Stand For Michael Mora, Wonkette
If Democrats Really Cared About Protecting Democracy From Republicans They’d Become Republicans! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette