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
Nathan Hale hanged in the American Revolution; Iraq invades Iran; President Gerald Ford faces a second assassination attempt in weeks; ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ hits Broadway; Songwriter Irving Berlin dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.
Putin’s Threats to Use Nukes Are the Howls of a Wounded Animal (That Has Nukes) Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Granting Stay, 11th Circuit Scolds Aileen Cannon for Ignoring Executive Assertions on National Security emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 210: 8 PM, 9 AM, Close Enough for Government Work… Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Mayday! Mayday! Is DeSantis’s plane stunt going down? Betty Cracker, Balloon Juice
Putin Uses His Last Chip John Cole, Balloon Juice
Barr and Yoo’s critical mistake digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Cheating like nobody’s ever cheated before, legally Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Warner Brothers Discovery Merger Continues To Be A Shitshow For The Ages Karl Bode, Techdirt
Letitia James Files Massive Fraud Lawsuit Asking Judge to ‘Permanently’ Bar Trump and His Children from Serving as Officer or Director in ‘Any New York Corporation’ Adam Klasfeld and Matt Naham, Law & Crime
Republican elites could have prevented another Trump presidency and chose to do nothing instead Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
For the Record: Lankford on Pronouns Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
EXTRA-SPICY REPUBLICAN REVENGE POLITICS AND PLAIN-VANILLA REPUBLICAN REVENGE POLITICS Steve M., No More Mister Blog
Just In Time For Halloween: Ronna McDaniel’s Rainbow Fentanyl Maaaadness! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette
Why Putin Is Praying His MAGA Boys Take Congress This November. Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Meet The Men Out To Charge Women With Murder For Aborting Precious Ectopic Pregnancies Doktor Zoom, Wonkette