Monday, July 27, 2009

STUPID 2009 SONA

Why did I even bother to listen to the State of the Nation Address? And it's not like I only happened to tune in to it. I even went back for it on Youtube late at night. There is really nothing binding in such an address, but what the hell, I heard it, and now my notes.

First of all, the applause. I don't remember President Gloria Arroyo waiting for applause in past SONAs quite the way she did this time. It was really sad to hear Congress, her Cabinet and a bunch of other sorry imbeciles clapping at every sentence.

Monday, July 20, 2009

STUPID 2010 ELECTIONS - Installment No. 4 - They're all stupid

So I didn't get to see the actual PPCRV debate last Thursday. Oh well. But I did watch some clips on Youtube. Just a few observations.

The debates reveal the 'what's-in-it-for-me' mentality of politics and elections. It's not about representing people or freedom (except in the sense of freebies!). Questions were asked by 'representatives' of sectors such as OFWs and the disabled, basically amounting to, "What are you going to do to benefit us?" It is assumed that without the state, the poor will be oppressed all the more by the rich and will be left to die or suffer a long miserable life.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

STUPID 2010 ELECTIONS - Installment No. 3 - Chiz, Loren, Mar

To celebrate the third installment of 'Stupid 2010 elections,' we are featuring not once, not twice, but three potential 'presidentiables.' Let's begin!

Partymate senators Chiz Escudero and Loren Legarda both appear to be running for president next year. It's also possible that one of them will yield and run as vice-president. It is so appropriate for them to unite against bad elements in the government who have been overpricing rice, or something.

Now we all hate the government. We think it's inefficient, or at the very least, more inefficient than what rich and poor would have come by on their own.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

S2010E - Installment No. 2 - Noli De Castro (again!) with his version of GMA's ten-point agenda

I am pleased to announce the latest winner for the ‘Stupid 2010 elections,’ none other than Vice-President Noli De Castro! OMG, that’s twice in a row for our favorite kabayan. The other ‘presidentiables’ will have to watch out!

So Noli wins this time around for the launch of his ‘ten-point framework.’ If it is the Inquirer’s fault in making his statements ‘second front page’ material and a typical ‘SS’ story, this does not lessen the idiocy of the plan. It’s wonderful to see what advisers of these politicians come up with. This is sheer stupidity at its finest. Thank you oh Lord for these elections!