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
The Stamp Act takes effect; The United States explodes the first hydrogen bomb; Sistine Chapel paintings are first shown to the public; Algerian nationalists begin rebellion against French rule; NFL’s Walter Payton dies.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
Well, America, You Were a Nice Idea While You Lasted Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
War for Ukraine Day 250: Imperative! This Is the Kobayashi Maru 19 Periods Out of Altair VI… Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
(Possibly) Illuminating Read: ‘Bigger Than Bolsanaro’ Anne Laurie, Balloon Juice
The violence is coming from one direction digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
The impact of online harm is real & we the people can do something about it, even if Big Tech says we can’t. Spocko, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Spreading doubt Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Let’s Talk About Twitter Verification! Mike Masnick, Techdirt
Ex-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows Loses Bid to Block Jan. 6th Committee’s Subpoena Adam Klasfeld, Law & Crime
If you’re upset about the effects of Dobbs, you should pull my finger Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
How’s Twitter’s new owner handling his latest toy? Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
The Quincy Institute is not a Progressive Foreign Policy Think Tank Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,226 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
IN OUR MEDIA ENVIRONMENT, NO DEMOCRAT HAS A BIG ENOUGH PERSONALITY TO BE DOMINANT Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
GOP Wishes Both Sides Would Stop Inspiring Right-Wing Violence Michael Mora, Wonkette
Brazil Will No Longer Be Run By Evil Anti-LGBT Trump-Loving Fascist Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
Silver Fox Obama Has Some Hot Fire For Republican Fools Stephen Robinson, Wonkette