Most every mainstream politician and political analyst I know have been publicly belittling the impeach-Aquino initiatives of BAYAN et al. as “raw, premature, bound to fail,” and so on. Furthermore, some of the more influential political leaders have even explicitly rejected it.
I won’t even try to debate with these anti-impeach politicians and political analysts, because (a) I don’t have the luxury of time to do so, and (b) the pro-impeach groups have been ably explaining their side anyway. Still, I’d like to posit a theory that goes like this: “Don’t underestimate Binay the guerrilla tactician.” Continue reading “Don’t underestimate Binay the guerrilla tactician.”
This is just a lazy and rambling Sunday piece about yellow in general, and nothing in particular. No earth-shaking stuff here about DAP or PDAF.
This morning, after having my once-in-a-blue-moon military haircut, I decided to take a relaxed stroll around the Kamuning neighborhood. It was partly to satisfy my curiosity about what typhoon Glenda had wrought, and partly to look for a near tire vulcanizing shop, since I needed to patch up my bike’s front tire that took a flat (probably from all that post-Glenda street debris).
The electric posts, as usual, were full of “Tubero” ads. No yellow ribbons were being tied to the old acacia, duhat, kaimito, kamias, atis, and sampalok trees — at least those that survived the storm. But, in fairness, I saw no peach-colored ribbons either. Continue reading “This business of peddling yellow stuff”
Sometimes, like a youth wistfully pining for a lost teenage love on a rainy night like this, I’m stricken by an irrational wish for the online world to revert back to 1992-1994.
Twenty years ago, the BBS community was earthy and robust, and the Internet was young and full of promise. Back then, I was a wide-eyed online newbie fumbling with a 2400-bps modem and AT commands. My computer was a clunky Toshiba laptop running on DOS, with an RJ-11 jack, an RS-232 serial port, and two 3.5″ floppy drives with a total 2.8 Mb active storage space.