Social Zazz

At de Blasio’s inauguration, speaker says NYC is a ‘plantation’

http://twitter.com/#!/Azi/status/418432808801955840 Yes.  Yes, he did. The “he” was Reverend Fred Lucas, senior pastor at the Brooklyn Community Church. He was giving the invocation at  Bill de Blasio’s mayoral inauguration. http://twitter.com/#!/joshgreenman/status/418433647276871680 Assemblywoman Betty Ann Canizio was offended: http://twitter.com/#!/BettyAnnCanizio/status/418434325575499776 She was not the only one: http://twitter.com/#!/lindastasi/status/418436360715116544 http://twitter.com/#!/joshgreenman/status/418436946164469760 http://twitter.com/#!/joshgreenman/status/418436497109684224 Welcome to the Bill de Blasio administration. Too bad Marion Barry lives in…

Adorable Baby Gorilla Born In Rare C-Section

It’s not everyday you get to see a newborn baby gorilla. The Associated Press reports that veterinarians at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park successfully performed a Caesarean-section operation on a pregnant gorilla and both mom and baby are doing fine. The little guy looks remarkably similar to a newborn human baby.  So cute!   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/03/14/adorable-baby-gorilla-born-in-rare-c-section/

One Of The Wrongest Harry Potter-Related Anti-Abortion Signs You'll Ever See

When you reduce a major government decision with serious real world impacts to a flimsy argument about a couple of fictional characters, you better be prepared for those of us who’ve actually read the books to blow some holes in your fanciful theory.  1) If Lily Potter had gotten an abortion, Neville Longbottom would have killed Voldemort. The prophecy…

No glitches here: These failed Obamacare slogans get the job done

http://twitter.com/#!/2009superglide/status/393169408454967296 Congress did learn at least one thing today from the contractors behind HealthCare.gov: the site isn’t riddled with “glitches” so much as “gaffes,” which are more serious, but not serious enough for anyone to be fired over them, apparently. There’s no question that the site is broken, and a failed site being pitched by…

Drew MacIntyre’s Amazing Behind-the-Back Glove Save (Video)

Drew MacIntyre, the Toronto Marlies goalkeeper, makes an unbelievable behind-the-back glove save during the American Hockey League game against the Rochester Americans. Definitely a save of the year candidate! Marlies went on to win 6-3, with MacIntyre making 31 stops in the victory. via Puck Daddy Read more: http://dailypicksandflicks.com/2013/04/28/drew-macintyres-amazing-behind-the-back-glove-save-video/

There’s A Plan To Make ‘Skinnygirl’ Weed That Won’t Cause Munchies

Tumblr TV personality and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel is seeking to expand her Skinnygirl empire, which currently boasts a line of low-calorie mixers and liquors for the calorie-conscious boozer. She’ll soon be stocking the Skinnygirl shelves with another guilt-free version of your favorite vice: munchie-free marijuana. According to unconfirmed sources, the weed “will be a specially…

Apache helicopters used for strikes on Iraq for first time this weekend

http://twitter.com/#!/LizSly/status/518753100484849664 CENTCOM has announced that helicopters joined bombers and fighters in the fight against ISIS for the first time this weekend. 3 strikes in Syria and 6 in Iraq. Helicopters used for first time in Iraq for strikes. — Maj. Brian Fickel (@CENTCOMCGPAO) October 5, 2014 Today's summary. No allies involved. “@CENTCOMCGPAO: 3 strikes in…

China Says It Has Stopped Harvesting Organs, But Evidence Belies Its Claim

In 2005, China publicly stated what many already believed: that its transplant system was built on harvesting organs from criminals sentenced to death (executed prisoners). According to declarations by officials, this practice has been banned since January 2015, with organs now sourced from volunteer citizen donors. Based on these claims of reform, Chinese transplant doctors…