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Look who will be voting for Bam Aquino on the basis of a handshake #juanvote #phvote

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A piece of advice that keeps flying over Filipinos' heads #juanvote #phvote

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"Proletaryo"

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Sometimes, I'm amazed at how the Philippine educational system, deranged though it is, has produced people who appear to think profoundly, but not give an alternative future for the Philippines at all.

I have this acquaintance who prides himself on being a "proletaryo". In fairness to this guy, he is actually a working-class intellectual, the sort of Mao Zedong-types colegialas fall in love with, marry, and then dump well into their marriage because they eventually prove to be a burden. He reads much, talks much, and knows a lot of people. He is generally genial - until you hear this "proletaryo" shit from him. We're good, by the way - but I'm not okay with this kind of deception or hypocrisy I hear, not just from him, but from a lot of such other working-class intellectuals. It's becoming a widespread phenomenon in the Philippines.

I am a working-class intellectual, and one of the hardest things for us is to congeal (in Tagalog: pagtagni-tagniin) t…

What if Carlos Celdran pulled his Damaso stunt in Malacañang?

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What if Carlos Celdran pulled his Damaso stunt in Malacañang, albeit with a small difference as shown below:


Would PNoy and his supporters consider imprisonment too lenient? Would PNoy make good use of his exemption to the gun ban?

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