Posts under Tag: gma
Defying Conventions and On Peculiarities

The new president is not only defying security protocols but more so conventions compared to the notorious former president who is now addressed as the honorable lady from the second district of Pampanga.
Only a few days into office under the tight watch of media and scrutiny of the public, President Noynoy Aquino is a complete turn-around from Gloria Arroyo’s leadership, [...]

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GMA’s Manicurist Now a Board Member of PAG-IBIG Fund, Gardener a Deputy, PoOf!
GMA’s Manicurist Now a Board Member of PAG-IBIG Fund, Gardener a Deputy, PoOf!

People at the Malacañang confirmed the reports that a manicurist of our dear and most loving President Gloria Arroyo has been appointed as a board member of PAG-IBIG Housing Fund making people wonder if they are to scratch their head or applaud the move.
American citizen Gary Olivar defended he appointment saying,
“Ang kanya pong kakatawanin is precisely yung maliliit na empleyado [...]

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Do They Have the Balls To Do It?
Do They Have the Balls To Do It?

Urban Planner Felino Palafox Jr. has been saying the same thing during the 70’s on a World Bank funded study about urban planning for the Metro Manila area.
The same things that our present government officials are presenting as the surefire solutions on preventing another devastating calamity from happening right at the heart of the Metro:  not allowing houses and industries [...]

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Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mike Arroyo and Mikey Arroyo: The Dynasty of Corruption
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Mike Arroyo and Mikey Arroyo:  The Dynasty of Corruption

Mike Arroyo, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) and Mike Arroyo comprise the Arroyo dynasty of corruption that has pocket millions of pesos on their networth or SALN.

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Why Are Politicians Working Their Ass Out To Have The Presidency? I’m Asking. Poof!
Why Are Politicians Working Their Ass Out To Have The Presidency?  I’m Asking. Poof!

I want to get straight to the point, without the usual introductions and my usual story lines:  Why are so many presidentiables are working their ass out just to become the next President of the Philippines?
This is something that I cannot fathom when I am seeing in the television, reading in the papers and listening to the radio how difficult [...]

By elmot with 47 comments
AFP: Soldiers of Death
AFP: Soldiers of Death

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203 victims of abduction; 1,010 victims of torture; 1,017 victims of extrajudicial killings; 201 victims of enforced disappearances. 
 
These are the reported numbers of souls who suffered from the hands of the Philippine Military who should have been protecting our divine rights of freedom and liberty enshrined not only on our constitution but also in the basic humanity of [...]

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Dont’ Vote on May 2010!!! No To Con-A** Holes!

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Don’t worry, my title post is actually right. “Don’t vote on 2010…”, but if i may continue, all those f**king congressmen who railroaded the amendment of the constitution by filing a bill to convene a constitutional assembly without recognizing the Senate as a separate voting entity, while everyone was still fixed on their computers watching Katrina [...]

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GMA vs. Lotto Jackpot 4/49

Bloggista’s comment (thanks by the way) on my April Fool’s post made me also think: which is of greater probability to happen, me, winning the 6/49 lotto jackpot of 240 million pesos or GMA stepping down from the Presidency making a graceful (yet full of shame) exit? I studied probability way back in my Statistics class. Though most of the [...]

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Faltered Trillanes vs. Vindicated GMA

Sen. Trillanes’ short stint at attempting to bag the highest position in the land drew different reactions from everyone and now everyone knows his name. His name has now become synonymous with Oakwood, Manila Peninsula, Rebellion, Mutineer and Arrogant military-officer-turned-senator-because-of-11-million-votes with the last one having the most hit on all search engines over the world. In fact, Mr. Webster is [...]

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