CHRISTMAS DECOR GUIDE FOR THE HOMELESS,
or, my 5 winningest tips on how to gladden your Yuletide surroundings while living on the streets with your kariton, karton and tarpaulin.
(Posted earlier on 9 November, and reposted today to include the fifth winningest tip. Inspired by an ABS-CBN news feature, delivered in the cheeriest tone by our favorite anchorwoman.
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IN A GRUDGING WAY, I CALLED GEN. BENJIE MAGALONG as “Benjie Magaling” when, as CIDG chief, his findings as head of PNP Board of Inquiry on Mamasapano dared to tell the damning truth, which contradicted the official narrative being peddled by Noynoy, Purisima et al. about Oplan Exodus.
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One of the worst kinds of ossified thinking in the present Lockdown Mindset, from which the Philippine government apparently cannot escape, is that the so-called Enhanced Community Quarantine cannot allow for mass transport vehicles to operate regularly because that would violate “social distancing” and defeat the very purpose of ECQ. To my surprise, even some progressives agree with this mindset. They apparently forgot that just before the NCR-wide lockdown on March 15 (which quickly turned into a Luzon-wide lockdown a day later), mass transport services were already starting to try and implement innovative ways to retool themselves to prevent rampant virus transmission inside public vehicles.
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