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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
Start of the Watts riots in Los Angeles; President Ronald Reagan’s joke causes a Cold War flap; The Mall of America opens; ‘Roots’ author Alex Haley born; Painter Jackson Pollock killed in auto accident.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
An illustration is a visual editorial – it’s just as nuanced. Everything that goes into it is a call you make: every color, every line weight, every angle.
Trump and His Minions Are Already Sowing Doubts about the Fruits of the FBI’s Search Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
DOJ’s June Mar-a-Lago Trip Helps Prove 18 USC 793e emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Expected Response is Expected: Trump and Right-Wing DARVO Rayne, emptywheel
War For Ukraine Day 168: Your Daily Patron Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Excellent Read: Why does the IRS need $80 billion?… Anne Laurie,, Balloon Juice
Crooked Donnie digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
What’s in the boxes? Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Federal Magistrate Judge Orders DOJ to Respond to Media and Non-Profit Requests to Unseal Trump Search Warrant Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
Donald Trump’s Fifth Amendment Assertions Can Protect Him Criminally — But May Hurt Him in a Civil Case Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime
Hoist by their own pseudo-scandal Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
The 12 stations of the grift Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,172 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Narratology: Twelve More Boxes Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE CONSPIRACY TO KEEP RIGHT-WINGERS PARANOID AND STUPID Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Wisconsin Primary: Trump-Backed Sociopath Defeats Pence-Backed Sociopath! Jamie Lynn Crofts, Wonkette
No, Alex Jones, *Morally* Bankrupt Doesn’t Count! Liz Dye, Wonkette
Trump Has Some Nerve Bringing Up Hillary Clinton’s Emails Again Stephen Robinson, Wonkette