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
Nazis and Soviets sign a non-aggression pact on eve of World War II; Sacco and Vanzetti executed; Defrocked priest John Geoghan killed; Movie star Rudolph Valentino and Broadway’s Oscar Hammerstein die.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
Right-Wing Influence Peddler Leonard Leo Hits the Dark Money Motherlode Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Trump’s Reneges on Promised Significant Fourth Amendment Filing emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 180: Ukraine’s Defense Against Russia’s Re-invasion Reaches the Six Month Mark Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
David Frum: Trump-Russia Hoax? WaterGirl, Balloon Juice
Trump’s narcissism is costing the GOP digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
“Pray for democracy” Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Are Democrats responsible for the actions of Republican elites and primary electorates? (SPOILER: No) Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Creating the woke mob Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Will Congress upgrade Telehealth? Magic 8-Ball says “Ask again later.” Shakezula, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,183 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Ron DeSantis Is Not Your New Trump, But He Is a… The Rude Pundit, at his blog
ARE THE GUARDRAILS HOLDING OR AREN’T THEY, DAMON LINKER? Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Republicans Just Recycling Old Bullsh*t On Sunday Shows And Hoping Something Sticks Michael Mora, Wonkette
CNN’s Lurch To Right Not Unprecedented For CNN Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Biden Acknowledges Slavery Existed. That’ll Piss Off Republicans! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette