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
President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt’s Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford halts Edsel production; Bandleader Tommy Dorsey and actress Jodie Foster born.
Something to Think about over Coffee Prozac
Sloppy language leads to sloppy thought, and sloppy thought to sloppy legislation.
Merrick Garland Is Making a Mistake by Appointing a Special Prosecutor Charles P. Pierce, Esquire Politics
Merrick Garland Names War Crimes Prosecutor Jack Smith to Oversee Trump Investigations emptywheel aka Marcy Wheeler, emptywheel
War for Ukraine Day 268: There Are Only Two Questions Adam L. Silverman, Balloon Juice
Watch out for the Shadow Speaker digby aka Heather Digby Parton, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Moderation, bipartisanship, bothsidesism Tom Sullivan, Digby’s Hullabaloo
Mariah Carey Blocked From Trademarking ‘Queen Of Christmas’ Timothy Geigner, Techdirt
Even Non-Tech Folks Are Exploring If It’s Time To Abandon Twitter Mike Masnick, Techdirt
‘It Was Completely Legal to Do So’: Lawyers React to Report that Trump Tweeted Classified Spy Material in 2019 Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime
The anti-abortion movement’s Big Lie Scott Lemieux, Lawyers, Guns & Money
The Republican House Is Gonna Be Filled with Insanity and Fuckery The Rude Pundit, at his blog
REGARDING THE NEXT DEMOCRATIC HOUSE LEADER, THE GOP TALKING POINTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED Steve M., No More Mister Nice Blog
Repro Rights Roundup: Turns Out Those Pre-Roe Bans Weren’t Very Thought Through Robyn Pennacchia, Wonkette
GOP Threatening To Quit Trump, For Real You Guys, Please Stop Laughing Gary Legum, Wonkette
Uh Oh, There’s A New Disney Movie With Gayness In It. You Know What Happens Now. Evan Hurst, Wonkette
Democrats Flip Pennsylvania House Too! Doktor Zoom, Wonkette