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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
Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
Florida Officials Keep Learning the Same Hard Lessons about Weather Models Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
NARA Asked for 24 Boxes … Trump Gave Them 15 emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
The new Supreme Court Term digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Giving democracy a fresh wind Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
New Study Shows That High R&D Costs Don’t Explain High Drug Prices Mike Masnick, Techdirt
The Supreme Court is the Hyper-Partisan Executive Committee of a Minority Faction Party Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Losing their faith but keeping their jobs Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,209 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Ginni Thomas and the Oath Keepers signal the “no regrets” phase of January 6 apologia Amanda Marcotte, Salon
Supreme Court Coverage Is Often a Disaster. This Term, the Media Has a Chance to Fix It. Dahlia Lithwick, Slate
On Day One, Ketanji Brown Jackson Excelled at the Skill Stephen Breyer Never Quite Mastered Mark Joseph Stern, Slate
No Fair Remembering Stuff: Sunday Morning Comin’ Down driftglass, at his blog
On Mental Health, Like on Everything Else, Republicans Are Always Liars The Rude Pundit, at his blog
NO, MAGGIE, TRUMP WON’T PICK TIM SCOTT AS HIS RUNNING MATE Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
This Week’s Sunday Shows Full Of Republican Florida Georgia Lyin’ Michael Mora, Wonkette
QAnon People Once Again Profoundly Misunderstand Art Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Gee, Wish We Knew Who Was Responsible For All This Escalating Political Violence! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette