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
Japan signs surrender, officially ending World War II; Union forces occupy Atlanta during the Civil War; A great fire ravages medieval London; Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh dies; Wreckage of the Titanic found.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The Framers of the Constitution expected the presidency to be occupied by special individuals, selfless people of the highest character and ability. They intended the Electoral College to be a truly deliberative body, not the largely ceremonial institution it has become today.
Angry Boston Straphangers Could Be Due for a New T Party over Train Snafus Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
No One Puts Roger Stone in a Box emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 190: The Counteroffensive Continues Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Losers Lose mistermix, Balloon Juice
Independent women move to the Dems digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Ritual self-humiliation Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Elon Musk Tries, Tries Again To Come Up With A Better Excuse To Get Out Of Buying Twitter Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Ohio Court Says Distance Learning ‘Room Scans’ Violate The Fourth Amendment Tim Cushing, Techdirt
“Democracy cannot survive when one side believes there are only two outcomes to an election — either they win, or they were cheated” Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Compulsory v. Organic Fandom Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Ranked Choice Vengeance driftglass, at his blog
RANKED-CHOICE VOTING DIED YESTERDAY Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Mississippi To Cut Off Own Nose To Spite The 0.06% Of Students Who Major In Gender Studies Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Trump So Busy Fighting Merrick Garland He Can’t Fight Congress Liz Dye, Wonkette
Oklahoma Teacher Hounded Out Of Job For Telling Innocent Kids Of Forbidden Library Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Sarah Palin First Place Loser In Alaska US House Special Election Stephen Robinson, Wonkette