Tag Archives: Philippines 2010 elections
It’s one of those days when I can just cringe from the thought that I am a Filipino citizen. The recent election results have proven how pig-headed my fellow Filipinos can be. True to form, Filipinos voted like pigs, as Novelist Orson Scott Card (1951- ) puts it “If pigs could vote, the man with […]
Any sane person with a modicum of sanity and reason would have thought a thousand times before voting for a Noynoy Aquino, or an Estrada for that matter. With the kinds of moronic citizens and voters the Philippines has today – the Philippines ascent to progress is highly doubtful, even improbable. So it has again come to pass, that a blind man will lead a nation of the blind – how fitting for Asia’s laggard, the sick man of Asia, the most dangerous country for journalists, one of the most corrupt countries in Asia. The Filipino voter has just tightened the noose around his/her head – instead of loosening it.
It used to be that politicians would complain about fraud AFTER the elections. Today, Noynoy Aquino and the newly-minted yellow zombies of ABS-CBN are complaining about election fraud BEFORE the elections have taken place. Of course, there is a need to be vigilant against fraud anytime. I want a clean and credible election, too. The […]
It is heartening to see cooperatives endorse Gordon. For one good reason, cooperatives represent the small and medium enterprises – Filipinos who generate jobs and create opportunities for themselves and other Filipinos. RP’s biggest group of cooperatives endorses Gordon By Mike Frialde (The Philippine Star) Updated April 20, 2010 12:00 AM MANILA, Philippines – The […]
I recall one commentor who said it was time for AP to roll out the propaganda machinery. Unfortunately, AP does not have machinery in the traditional sense that it has the deep pockets of the traditional politicians. AP does not need that machinery. All AP needs is a realistic attitude, deep thinking, and people who […]
Omigolly, I am having a laughing fit at this battle of portmanteus (a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms – as smog from smoke and fog) – Villarroyo and ArroQuino, as each camp tries to paint each other camp as the worse evil. […]
Heto ang gustong magiging presidente ng Pilipinas? Tamad na sa Senado, sa kampanya, tamad pa rin. Hindi lang tamad, pabago-bago ang isip, flip-flopping comments, making promises that he can’t keep – Ambot sa langaw, pila’y edad sa uk-ok (literally: ewan ko sa langaw, kung ilang taon na ang ipis), matud pa (ika nga) – Go […]