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
Bolshevik Revolution takes place; America’s 2000 presidential vote faces limbo; Nixon loses California governor’s race; Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapses; Evangelist Billy Graham and singer Joni Mitchell are born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
This Time the Robber Barons Came for Democracy Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Boris Epshteyn’s Clearance Problems emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 256: Just a Brief Update Tonight Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Whither Twitter? digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Why we do things we do Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Elon Musk and MAGA populism Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
I’m a businessman Mike. Blood and soil is a big expense Paul Campos, Lawyers, Guns & Money
Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 1,230 Erik Loomis, Lawyers, Guns & Money
David Brooks and The Road to Fascism driftglass, at his blog
Hopium Yastreblyansky, The Rectification of Names
THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED WITH WEAPONIZED PHRASES Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog