Musings

Undas Survey 2007

I went through an Undas Survey through text. The question I sent was this: “Where are you today?”140 people texted back and their replies are summarized as follows: 61 were in the cemetery — 43.57 percent 43 were at home (including those who said they already went to the cemetery on Oct. 31) — 30.71 […]

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Arroyo, Mendoza treated nation badly over NBN

An Inquirer report says Transportation and Communications Secretary Leandro Mendoza cannot get over his “harrowing” experience when he appeared before the Senate blue ribbon committee last month. Read about Mendoza’s version of reality and his melodramatic performance in a sit-down with Inquirer editors here. I was there at the Senate plenary hall during all those […]

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Harry Potter, a leftist?!

Harry Potter — a leftist?! Read the Yahoo! News item that refers to an analysis published by the French newspaper Liberation. Previously, author J.K. Rowling “outed” Aldus Dumbledore, the wizard schoolmaster at Hogwarts, the school Harry Potter goes to. Photo from Wikipedia which put this caption: A set of 1st class stamps issued 17 July […]

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Luchi needs type B+ blood

Luchi Perez of the Amado V. Hernandez Resource Center is now confined at a hospital in Quezon City. She badly needs type B+ blood donations. Alternatively, people may also donate type A or O blood as replacement for whatever type B+ blood she may use from the hospital blood bank. If you wish to help […]

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Glorietta blast videos net 46,000 views on YouTube

As of today, more than 46,000 people have viewed Gambit01’s Glorietta blast videos posted two YouTube. Watch the videos here and here. Taken using a camera phone, Gambit01’s videos are currently the “most watched” among a number of videos taken immediately after the terrible incident last week. As for photos, Disney Cute Land is perhaps […]

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Arroyo pardons, frees Estrada

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has granted pardon to former President Joseph Estrada, according to a news report. I don’t feel agitated or sad.  I am not surprised. It is expected of a President Arroyo who has now made herself the Numero Uno opportunist president of the Philippines. She will do anything, as in ANYTHING, just […]

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An interview on the Glorietta blast

Some political science students from La Salle got in touch with me the other day, requesting an interview on the Glorietta blast. They got this idea that I was at the area when it happened, after they saw my blog’s URL as source of Gambit01’s YouTube videos taken immediately after the Friday incident. I of […]

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