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
Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original ‘Star Trek’ premieres on TV.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Keep in mind that when public figures get in trouble for something they said, it is usually not because they misspoke, but because they accidentally told the truth.
Trump-Appointed Judge Is Not Keen to Hear More about How She’s Bad at Law Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Team Trump Knows Details of the Investigation that Jay Bratt Does Not — and Trump’s Already Leaking Them emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 196: Lot of Stuff Going On Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
I Love Stories Like This John Cole, Balloon Juice
Connecticut Gives Frontier A Wrist Slap For Years Of Bullshit Fees Karl Bode, Techdirt
Can We Save A Truly Global Internet? Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Your liberal media Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Life expectancy in the USA by ethnicity, pre-and-post-COVID Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,195 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
The First Extremely Dangerous, Super-Secret, Eyes-Only Document Trump Stole Was… driftglass, at his blog
REPUBLICANS REALLY MIGHT LOSE THE SENATE BECAUSE THEY’RE ASSHOLES Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Sarah Palin Pretty Sure She’ll Win Election If Everyone Else Kindly Quits Race Halfway Through Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
S.E. Hinton Banned In Oklahoma? Stay Gold, Ponyboy Doktor Zoom, Wonkette