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Jun 14 2021

The Breakfast Club (Forever In Peace)

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

Nazi Germany’s troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.

Laurie Colwin

Breakfast Blogs

We Need to Bring Some Joy Back to Politics Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

How Don McGahn Distracted the NYTimes from the Subpoenas Known To Be Problematic emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Wegman and NYT on Judge Katzmann bmaz, emptywheel

Our Media Is Not Learning, In Fact They Seem Incapable of Doing So: This Is Why You Don’t Give Putin An Unearned Meeting Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice

Speaking of thugs digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

All the right’s moves Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

The IG report does not prove that the Trump administration had nothing to do with the violent attack on protestors at Lafayette Park Scott Lemieux, Lawyers. Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 859 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

WE KNOW THAT A 55-VOTE FILIBUSTER WOULD JUST MOVE THE STONE WALL, RIGHT? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog