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
Iran-Contra scandal begins to unfold; Chile’s Salvador Allende takes office; Carol Moseley-Braun is first black woman elected to U.S. Senate; Former pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura elected Minnesota governor.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
This life is a test, and we’re put down here to make choices. The truth is, the bad choices of other people can hurt us.
Congress Will Lose More than a Few Brain Cells When It Gets Its New Members Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
The Roger Stone Convergence at the Winter Palace emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 252: Putin Blinked! Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Wednesday Morning Open Thread: Goddess Help Us, There Is Video Anne Laurie, Balloon Juice
Acts of Kindness: Dance A Little Each Day TaMara, Balloon Juice
Election denial for fun and profitElection denial for fun and profit digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
“Ethics” above morality Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
When stochastic political violence spirals out of control Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Governance and Politics when Democracy is at Risk Dan Nexon, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,227 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
After the Pelosi attack, Republicans have quit pretending they oppose political violence Amanda Marcotte, Salon
Hurray For the Biden Economy! But Is Anybody Going to Notice? Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
REPUBLICAN CONSPIRACY-MONGERS AREN’T IMITATING TRUMP — IT’S THE OTHER WAY AROUND Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Take Your ‘Border Crime Wave’ Bullsh*t Back To Breitbart And Stuff It, Says Texas Lawman Doktor Zoom, Wonkette
Georgia Republicans Making Sure No One ‘Suspicious’ Votes On Their Watch! Stephen Robinson, Wonkette