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
Britain’s Princess Diana killed in a Paris car crash; Poland’s Solidarity labor movement born; Jack the Ripper’s first victim found dead in London; Violinist Itzhak Perlman and singer Van Morrison born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
You’re either part of the solution or you’re part of the problem.
Mikhail Gorbachev Knew How to Make a Deal Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
“The President Was … Working in a Filing Room” emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
Can American democracy successfully resist this? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Arizona’s New ‘No Recording Cops Within 8 Feet’ Law Challenged In Court Tim Cushing, Techdirt
California Senate Passes Three Awful Bills For The Internet; Will Newsom Sign Them? Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Yeshiva University Asks SCOTUS to Step in and Support Its Refusal to Allow LGBTQ Club on Campus Elura Nanos, Law & Crime
Judge Vacates Hearing in John Eastman’s Motion Over Seized Phone for Lack of ‘Good Faith Argument’ Meghann Cuniff, Law & Crime
Student debt and moral luck Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Biden’s Base Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
WITH TRUMP, NEVER BLAME ON INSANITY WHAT CAN MUCH MORE EASILY BE ASCRIBED TO BRATTY INFANTILISM Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Bleak, Bitter And Weird: An Exploration Of Truth Social’s Pop Culture Takes! Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Jackson, Mississippi, Fresh Out Of Water Stephen Robinson, Wonkette