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
Saddam Hussein executed; Chicago fire kills 600; Vladimir Lenin proclaims establishment of the Soviet Union; United Auto Workers union stage first “sit-down” strike; Musician Bo Diddley is born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
To be honest, the fact that people trust you gives you a lot of power over people. Having another person’s trust is more powerful than all other management techniques put together.
States charge more for electric cars as new laws take effect
California newspaper ends print publication after 161 years
Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension
California takes lead on laws affecting gig economy, privacy
Slippery salvation: Could seaweed as cow feed help climate?
Denied asylum, migrants return to place they fear most: home
Ukraine, eastern rebels swap prisoners in move to end war
Kim calls for measures to protect North Korea’s security
Israel to withhold $43 million of Palestinian tax funds
Ousted UK lawmakers blame Labour’s response to anti-Semitism
Sydney New Year’s fireworks to go ahead despite wildfires
“Fact Witness:” How Rod Rosenstein Got DOJ IG To Land a Plane on Bruce Ohr emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
GOP Senators are feeling uncomfortable digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Hullabaloo
Why do all these white nationalist cranks keep ending up as supporting evidence for my columns? Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 606 Erik loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money
Hūsker Dū: Butcher’s Bill Kristol Edition drfitglass, at his blog
Poor Bret, Foiled Again Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
Haiku Review of 2019: Out of the Blue and Into the Black. The Rude Pundit, at his blog
BLOOMBERG ISN’T MY CANDIDATE, BUT HE’S PROBABLY RIGHT ABOUT THE ELECTION Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Casually Homicidal Republicans Share Violent Fantasies Of Killing Us All If Trump Loses In 2020 Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette