All Day, Cleveland Indians, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Marijuana, MLB -

Daily Dose: 2/27/17 When it comes to airports, they don’t want you to be comfortable

All Day, Cleveland Indians, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Marijuana, MLB -

Daily Dose: 2/27/17 When it comes to airports, they don’t want you to be comfortable

Sunday was Nike Air Max Day. If you’re not familiar, it’s basically a good reason for the company to release a bunch of rare colorways of an extremely popular shoe. Obviously, DJ Khaled did it big.

The identity politics surrounding clothes in airports are ridiculous. On Sunday, United Airlines found itself under criticism because of the company’s policies surrounding people flying on what are known as “buddy passes.” Basically, if you’re not paying for a ticket, you have to dress like you work there, which is a ridiculous rule, but a rule nonetheless. It came to a head when a couple of 10-year-old girls weren’t allowed on a plane for wearing leggings. Don’t even get me started about TSA constantly haranguing me for wearing sweatpants.

When it comes to marijuana, this is a country divided. There are those fighting for full legalization, others who say it’s harmful, others who want to at least find a way for states to make money off of it and another group that’s just trying to keep their kids safe, but not how you think. For many kids, medical marijuana is the only thing that can keep their seizures under control. Meaning, violent outbursts go down and they can live a normal life. Guess who’s the latest to join that fight? Conservative mothers in Texas. Yep, you read that right.

In case you missed it, things didn’t exactly go as planned for the White House this weekend. The health care bill completely fell apart, President Donald Trump lied to the media about what he was doing, claiming he was working when he was actually playing golf. That said, the breakdown of the GOP’s leadership surrounding this situation has been pretty remarkable. It’s more than just a matter of the establishment vs. the tea partiers. They’ve got major issues.

Baseball season is around the corner, which is good news for me. Why? Because baseball is my favorite sport. The nearly impossible happened last season in case you forgot. No. 1, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. Secondly, they played the Cleveland Indians, who hadn’t been in the World Series in forever. This year, we could talk forever about who’s going to win what. But the story about the son of Cleveland’s general manager spilling the beans on a potential deal is basically the best thing ever.

Free Food

Coffee Break: I don’t know another about monster truck racing, except that it’s cool. I’ve been to a few rallies in my day and they are nothing but incredible melanges of power and noise. Over the weekend, someone pulled off a front flip, in a truck, during a competition. This clip is positively insane.

Snack Time: Want to hear a story about how local journalism needs your support in order to stand up against lawmakers? Here’s one from Tennessee that’s certainly worth sharing.

Dessert: If you’ve had a rough start to Monday, this should cheer you up.


Leave a comment

Related Posts

The Nanny Reboot With Fran Drescher and Cardi B Might Really Be Happening Now
So remember last week when we discussed how much we would love for Cardi B to appear in a reboot of the popular ’90s ...
Read More
Earther The Biggest Organism on Earth Is Dying, and It’s Our Fault | Jalopnik The 2019 Yenko Camaro
Earther The Biggest Organism on Earth Is Dying, and It’s Our Fault | Jalopnik The 2019 Yenko Camaro Is a 1,000 HP Mon...
Read More
White Woman Who Blocked Black Neighbor From Entering Apartment Building Speaks Out
What do you do if you are a white woman who suddenly becomes the star of a viral video on social media which shows yo...
Read More
Today Is National Black Poetry Day. Here’s a Totally Biased List of 10 Black Poems You Should Hear
Today is national black poetry day and I am, among many things, a black poet. I could link to Maya Angelou’s “Phenome...
Read More

Tags