The Breakfast Club (Creative Energy)

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

A pivotal battle in the American Revolution; President James Garfield dies; Bruno Hauptmann is arrested in the Lindbergh baby case; Unabomber’s manifesto published; The ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ premieres.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.

David McCallum

Breakfast Blogs

Trump Judge Judges Trump a Very Special Boy, Gives Him the Kid Glove Treatment Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

Only Eric Herschmann (and Maybe Christina Bobb) Learned the Steve Bannon Lesson emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

War for Ukraine Day 207: Penetration, Infiltration, & Influence at All Levels Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice

A wingnut dating ap? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Problem-solvers vs. problem-makers Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Biden Falsely Claims That Removing Section 230 And Forced Transparency Will Stop Hatred; He’s Dangerously Wrong Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Florida Dept. Of Law Enforcement Edits Racial Bias Training To Be Less Stupid After Journalists Start Asking Questions Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Fifth Circuit Upholds Controversial Texas Social Media Law, Saying Corporations Don’t Have ‘Freewheeling Right to Censor’ Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime

Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money

Since the dawn of time, amoral racists have projected their own pathologies onto others Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money

“It’s as if the justices wanted to script an ending for a Christian redemption movie. But real life isn’t cooperating.”- The Seattle Times, Sept. 17, 2022 Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns & Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,201 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money

David Brooks Would Like Someone Else to Diffuse the Mob That David Brooks Helped Create in a Way That Doesn’t Make the Mob Mad Enough to Jump David Brooks’ Fence and Take a Dump in David Brooks’ Pool driftglass, at his blog

Graham and DeSantis Tried to Own But Got Owned The Rude Pundit, at his blog

For the Record: Del Rio Yastreblyansky, The rectification of Names

MAYBE IT’S NOT SUCH A GOOD IDEA TO RUN A GENERAL-ELECTION CAMPAIGN EXCLUSIVELY IN THE RIGHT-WING BUBBLE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

ALEC Hard At Work Keeping Indigenous People From Protesting Big Oil Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

Jared Kushner Would Like All Of You Ungrateful Jerks To Know He Still Hates You Gary Legum, Wonkette

Trump Judge Orders DOJ To Hand Over Classified Data To Trump’s Lawyers, NBD Liz Dye, Wonkette

AOC Shreds Childish GOP Rep Who Called Full-Grown Black Woman ‘Boo’ Stephen Robinson, Wonkette

Trump Juuuust Saying (Again) He Doesn’t Know What His Supporters Might Do To America If He’s Indicted Evan Hurst, Wonkette

60+ Years After ‘Urban Renewal’ Destroyed Neighborhoods, Feds To Help Detroit Remove Freeway Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

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