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
President Richard Nixon says he’ll resign; Thieves stage Britain’s ‘Great Train Robbery’; Nazi saboteurs in the U.S. executed during World War II; Mexico’s Emiliano Zapata and actor Dustin Hoffman are born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us.
The Carried-Interest Loophole Is the Unkillable Totem of Capital’s Hold on Politics Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
DOJ Is Suing Peter Navarro (But Not Ivanka or Mark Meadows) emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War For Ukraine Day 165: Almost All of Ukraine Was Under Air Raid Warning Earlier Today Adam L Silverman, Balloon Juice
So, This Happened… Tom Levenson, Balloon Juice
“One of the most legislative successful presidents of the modern era” digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
This isn’t a political party Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Consequences of the new gilded age: Law school edition Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money
v Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,169 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Buns & Money
For the Record: Last Thoughts on the Persecution of Peter Meijer Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
REPUBLICANS REALLY THINK ISSUES CAN’T HURT THEM, Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Oh, Is Nancy Mace Worried Now That The U.S. Is Turning Into ‘The Handmaid’s Tale?’ Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette