Philip Bump, Washington Post: Paul Solotaroff's excellent Rolling Stone profile of Trump starts off on what we'll call "Trump Force One," the 757 Trump bought from Microsoft mogul Paul Allen and refitted with plenty of gold plating and Trump family crests. Trump bragged to Solotaroff about the accommodations. "It's bigger than Air Force One," Trump told Solotaroff, "which is a step down from this in every way. Rolls-Royce engines; seats 43. Didja know it was featured on the Discovery Channel as the world's most luxurious jetliner?" Solotaroff is quick to point out that Trump's plane is, in fact, not bigger than Air Force One (and that it was not on the Discovery Channel, but on the Smithsonian Channel). read more
Educators in the Volunteer State are very concerned that students might be offended by the usage of traditional pronouns like she, he, him and hers.
"With the new semester beginning and an influx of new students on campus, it is important to participate in making our campus welcoming and inclusive for all," wrote Donna Braquet.
"You can always politely ask," she wrote. "'Oh, nice to meet you (insert name). What pronouns should I use?' is a perfectly fine question to ask." read more
Enjoy National Tequila day with some friends (Remember to always drink responsibly and to never drink and drive). Post on social media using #NationalTequilaDay. read more