Posts under Tag: election
Poll: Are You in Favor of a Parallel Manual Count on May 10 Election?
Poll: Are You in Favor of a Parallel Manual Count on May 10 Election?

Influential businessmen, bar association, farmers group and concerned citizens are raising the need to create a parallel manual count on the May 2010 automated elections fearing that the automated election may also become a vehicle of automated fraud.
But the Comelec (Commission on Elections) is resisting the call together with presidential candidates Dick Gordon and Gibo Teodoro. The parallel manual [...]

By elmot with 11 comments
“Batang Villar”, The New Face of Poverty in the Philippines?
“Batang Villar”, The New Face of Poverty in the Philippines?

The TV Ad of NP Presidential bet Manny Villar is so effective that it has actually bred a new label to those poor kids he took as models and endorsers of his campaign of coming from total poverty that was only to be found as a figment of one’s fertile imagination.
A few weeks we had a family gathering at home [...]

By elmot with 0 comments
Manny Villar’s Mom Coming to His Aid Against Detractors
Manny Villar’s Mom Coming to His Aid Against Detractors

If there is one person who will not let his son to just be pummeled by anyone, it will be our moms.
Mrs. Curita Villar came into her son’s defense, NP presidential bet Manny Villar after so manny allegations questioning the integrity of the later has surfaced.  One of the biggest issues is the question about the authenticity of the poverty [...]

By elmot with 4 comments
Comelec Belied Existence of Ghost Precincts
Comelec Belied Existence of Ghost Precincts

Reacting to news reports that Smartmatic-TIM has actually discovered the existence of “ghost” precincts after their survey of polling areas, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) through its spokesperson James Jiminez belied the allegations.
“It was a regular report and it was misinterpreted as ghost precincts because of findings that supposedly so and so number was not found by the team. It’s [...]

By elmot with 0 comments
Ang Recipeng Pambayan ni PGMA and The Black Smoke Inside the Supreme Court
Ang Recipeng Pambayan ni PGMA and The Black Smoke Inside the Supreme Court

Ang Recipeng Pambayan ni PGMA
Kumuha ang isang kutsaritang Garci,
At ihalo sa pinakulong Lintang Bedol
Sa gintong kawa galing China.
Ilublob ang mga retiradong heneral sa
Mga pwesto sa gobyerno, takpan hanggang
Sa muling pagkulo.
Magpiga ng mga health workers at
Ang mapait na katas ay ihalo sa NFA-imported
Na bigas galing Vietnam.
Maghanda sa kabilang pugon
ng kawali, lagyan
Ng mantika at kasinungalingan
Hanggang sa uminit. Igisa ang
Mga aktibista, mga guro, [...]

By elmot with 8 comments
Pacquiao-Clottey Fight Result and the Power Crisis
Pacquiao-Clottey Fight Result and the Power Crisis

Pacquiao unleashed more than 1,200 punches but still Joshua Clottey was left unscathed, more so was never knocked down and knocked out.  For one, the Pacquiao-Clottey fight was never shown two fighters dancing to the tune of boxing glory; it was a one-sided bout with Manny working like a mad dog and Clottey thinking the bout witnessed by more than [...]

By elmot with 9 comments
If You Will Become the Next President…
If You Will Become the Next President…

During many presidential debates and fora, almost always this question is never missed to be thrown out on aspiring candidates, and as usual, their advisers and campaign strategists had already prepared their answer to awe the mind and tickle the guts of the voters.
“If you will be the one who will win to become the next President of the Republic [...]

By elmot with 14 comments
May 2010 Elections Is All About Trust, Leap of Faith
May 2010 Elections Is All About Trust, Leap of Faith

One of the greatest gifts maybe of democracy to citizens aside from having the right burn down effigies, throw eggplants and clash with policemen on riotous rallies is the priceless right to vote.  Suffrage alone can tell of its long reflective history for struggle for recognition.  People can and have the “power” to choose their leaders that will reflect their [...]

By elmot with 10 comments
What are those Qualities of a Presidential Candidate that Would Make you Vote for Him?
What are those Qualities of a Presidential Candidate that Would Make you Vote for Him?

I must admit here, that up to now no one among the presidentiables has yet captured my heart (or more precisely my vote). I do already have though some standard or perceived qualities of a presidentiable that I am looking for, to guide me on whom to eventually vote.
So with the use Facebook (which I have been loving lately, no, [...]

By elmot with 16 comments
Politicians on Pantyliners, The Most Ingenious Campaign Strategy There Is
Politicians on Pantyliners, The Most Ingenious Campaign Strategy There Is

Campaigns to have another shot at government posts are heating up…and getting more creative, sometimes to the extent of becoming so tasteless and stupid.
See that ticket from a bus line flying on the roads of Cavite to Manila with Biazon for 2010! I don’t exactly know if this current Senator Biazon or his son Rep. Biazon being campaigned on [...]

By elmot with 26 comments