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Sep 02 2020

The Breakfast Club (Established By Law)

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.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

I should see an enemy of my country in any one who would change by force that which has been established by law.

Louis Bonaparte

Breakfast News

The Latest: Judge drops suit vs MN governor’s virus orders

Large antibody study offers hope for virus vaccine efforts

HHS cancelling ventilator contracts, says stockpile is full

Study: Cancer cases likely in those exposed to atomic test

Airline crews report jetpack flier near Los Angeles airport

Cosmic Legos: Black holes merge into never before seen size

Belarusian journalists face charges for covering protests

German police raid 50 homes in child porn investigation

UN says new polio outbreak in Sudan caused by oral vaccine

Migrants trying to reach Europe pushed to deadly Atlantic

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

Australian barley exporter challenges Chinese ban

770-pound crocodile caught at Outback tourist destination

2 pythons weighing 100 pounds collapse ceiling in Australia

Breakfast Blogs

The Best We Could Hope for Was That Trump’s Kenosha Visit Would Be Perfunctory Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Media Fails Its Biggest Trump 2020 Test Brian Beutler, Crooked

How Trump Brought Nazis Into Republican Politics Jonathan Chait, Intelligencer

Remember when Trump said he would have stopped an active shooter? digby akaHeather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hhullabaloo

Little Donny’s answer? Road trip! Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Michael Flynn’s Trial Judge Wastes No Time After D.C. Circuit Win, Orders Lawyers to Prepare for Oral Arguments Matt Naham, Law & Crime

IRS Commissioner Who Withheld President’s Tax Returns Continues to Profit Off of Trump Properties, Documents Show Jerry Lambe, Law & Crime

Barr’s Campaign Against Independent Expertise Claims Another Victim Alan Z. Rozenshtein, Lawfare

What’s Going On With the Postal Service? Alex Hufford, Lawfare

Today’s outbursts of insanity Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Stop making me do what I was already going to do anyway Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns and Money

The Plundering of the Liberal Blogosphere Continues Apace driftglass, at his blog

Literary Corner: Gothic American Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

NO, AMERICA WILL HAVE THE LAW AND ORDER Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog

Trump Cures COVID With $250M Happytalk Propaganda Campaign Liz Dye, Wonkette

How Did Imaginary Planeloads Of Antifa Supersoldiers Get From Boise To Trump’s Head? Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Federalist Lady Very Mad At VMAs For Being Politically And Socially Relevant Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette

‘Trump Stooge’ John Ratcliffe Knows Russia Attacking Election, But SHHHHH IT’S A SECRET Evan Hurst, Wonkette

KY Prosecutor Offered Convicted Felon Plea Deal If He’d Just Give Up Still-Dead Breonna Taylor Stephen Robinson, Wonkette