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May 26 2022

The Breakfast Club (Moonshine)

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

Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne is born; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley’s daughter Lisa Marie marry.

Breakfast Tunes

Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac

W are here and it is now. Further than that, all human knowledge is moonshine.

H. L. Mencken

Breakfast Blogs

The Story Is the Victims Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics

The Visibility of FBI’s Close Hold: John Durham Will Blame Michael Sussmann that FBI Told Alfa Bank They Were Investigating emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel

Why not arm the children? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo

The NRA Has No Problem Banning Guns tristero, Digby’s Hullabaloo

The facts speak for themselves Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo

Hertz Still Refuses To Drop Prosecutions Despite Being Sued For Bogus Theft Reports Tim Cushing, Techdirt

Very, Very Little Of ‘Content Moderation’ Has Anything To Do With Politics Mike Masnick, Techdirt

Federal Appeals Court Says Post-Civil War Amnesty Act Doesn’t Protect Madison Cawthorn from 14th Amendment ‘Insurrection’ Challenge Marisa Sarnoff, Law & Crime

Day After Texas School Shooting, New York State Defeats Gunmakers’ Legal Challenge of New Gun Law Elura Nanos, Law & Crime

Republicans don’t care about kids — just imaginary children Amanda Marcotte, Salon

My little town Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,102 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns and Money

Bolshi Freedom Troll Glenn Greenwald is Fully Committed to the Fascist Agenda driftglass, at his blog

Does inequality cause gun violence? More than you might think Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names

EXTREMISTS CONTROL THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND THE REPUBLICAN PARTY CONTROLS GUN POLICY Steve M., NO More Mister Nice Blog

Madison Cawthorn And Buddies Find Themselves In Wee Spot Of Ethics Bother Liz Dye, Wonkette

Republicans Know How To Stop School Gun Massacres: More Guns Stephen Robinson,
Wonkette

A Little Golden Book Of Very Smart Wingnut Takes On Texas Mass Shootings Doktor Zoom, Wonkette

Thoughts On The Morning After America’s Weekly High-Casualty Mass Shooting Evan Hurst, Wonkette