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June 15th, 2005


If you could read my mind love, What a tale my thoughts could tell Just like an old time movie ’bout a ghost from a wishin’ well In a castle dark or a fortress strong With chains upon my feet You know that ghost is me And I will never be set free
– Gordon Lightfoot

GMA: “I expect our citizens to maintain their cool heads to keep the democracy that they have fought hard to protect….(the people) not to allow themselves to be used by those who want to return to power after they have been ousted, or who want to seize power and run the government through undemocratic means.”
(read: Punyemas, nagkaka-eyebag na ako sa crisis na’to… pati mga alyado ko nababantutan na sa akin…delikado na to, pano pa kaya ako lulusot nito? tanong ko kaya kay Lord kung ano magandang gawin…)

COMMISSIONER GARCILLIANO: “Hindi ako yan” (read: Sinabi ko na nga ba eh, sana text na lang ginamit namin)

VP KABAYAN: “As leaders of our nation, all of us, whether in the administration or the opposition, have a sworn duty to uphold the Constitution and the law,”
(read: thrilling naman masyado to, hehehehe…puwede na kayang pang inaugural speech yan?….)

GONZALEZ (DoJ): “There should be equal protection of the law,” (read: We will arrest all whistleblowers)

MIRRIAM DEFENSOR SANTIAGO: “Let us not be too precipitate because we might create an opportunity for the enemies of democracy to seize power contrary to our Constitution and the rule of law.” (read: I lied, bwehehehehe!!!!)

ATTY. SAMUEL ONG: “This is the mother of all tapes” (read: Magiging Governor din kaya ako parang si Chavit pagkatapos nito?)

OPPOSITION: “GMA resign” (read: yehey, kami na naman. Sige EDSA ulit para kami na naman ang bida)

THE BUSINESS CIRCLE: “Lets put this things in proper perspective. People are already tired of changing governments thru another EDSA. It’s bad for our economy.” (read: Wala kaming paki-alam kung ano mang kinahihinatnan nito. Ang Importante hindi malulugi negosyo namin kahit sino pa ang pumalit.)

GEN. ABAT: “I will replace GMA” (read: Ayan nabubulabog na ang opposition, nauunahan ko na sila sa pagpupusisyon.)

AFP: “The chain of command is intact. We will remain loyal to our Commander-in-chief.” (read: Saka na kami lalantad kung medyo malinaw na kung sinong mananalo. In the meantime tapusin na muna namin yung resort sa Boracay.)

U.S.: “We give our support to the present administration.” (read: We can just simply change position when the time comes. Everybody wants our support anyway)

CHURCH: “The Church must not be disunited by the ongoing events. Let us just pray” (read: Pray lang muna ha…mahirap pang tumaya, masyado pang maaga.Amen)

PNP: “We have reports that there is an ongoing recruitment for destabilization within our ranks.” (read: o ayan, pansinin naman sana promotion namin)

TV Networks: “Exclusive!” (read: hala sige mag-rambolan kayo…scoop ito, kami naunang nag-cover…kami number 1)

YUPPIES: “yeah right! ok lets debate but lets stop going to EDSA, duh, it’s so tiring na and chaotic and all that. (read:Lets have coffee na lang at Starbucks)

ORDINARYONG MAMAMAYAN: “!!##$%^**:!#@@???” (read: malapit nang mapuno ang salop…amin din ang huling halakhak…magsapin-sapin na kayong lahat!!!)

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  1. June 15th, 2005 at 09:41 | #1

    Napanaginipan ko ‘to TITO SAM, ngayon-ngayon lang (kakagising ko lang from my 3-hour nap eh), tapos blog ni Tita Bambit napindot ko which led me here. In my dream, eto paulit-ulit na tinutula ko (hindi ko kinakanta):

    “Handog ng Pilipino sa mundo
    Mapayapa, paraang pagbabago,
    Katotohanan,kalayaan, katarungan
    Ay kayang makamit ng walang dahas,
    Basta’t magkaisa tayong lahat…”

    Tapos lumuluha ako nang magising ako. May kahulugan kaya ito?…kinikilabutan tuloy ako eh!

  2. June 15th, 2005 at 10:49 | #2

    hahahahahaha… kakatuwa naman ng mga nasa likod ng isip nila… hmmmmmm… alam ko totoo lahat yan…

  3. June 15th, 2005 at 11:18 | #3

    13-16 mp3s daw in all lahat, 63 pages ang transcript..

    napapaisip ako, sino nagtyatyagang mag-transcribe? parusa yun eh

    at sinong nagtyagang mag-fake ng ganun katagal na conversation..

    and then again, why not?

    w/ philippine politics… nothing is too amazing nor too sacred…

  4. June 15th, 2005 at 17:26 | #4

    Ok Sam! Pwede ka sa Babelfish o kaya sa UN na translator! Heheheheh!

    Kaso patay na yung kakalos ng punong salop…

  5. June 15th, 2005 at 23:19 | #5

    hahaha panalo! may lahi ka palang jedi! 😛

  6. Samuel Bilibit
    June 16th, 2005 at 09:39 | #6

    Para sa lahat: kathang isip ko lang lahat yan. Nakakatuwa pero hindi malayo sa katotohanan, sa mga nangyayari at mangyayari pa. Ganyan ang pulitika sa ating bansa, dapat basahin natin between the lines ang mga sinasabi ng mga actors. kelangang aralin natin ang mga nangyayari batay sa karanasan at kalagayan na nakakonteksto sa perspektiba ng nakakarami hindi ng iilan. Sa huli, tayong mamamayan pa rin ang mapagpasya sa pagbabago ng ating lipunan.Salamat.

  7. June 16th, 2005 at 12:54 | #7

    hay nak tatay sa… let’s have coffee na lang sa starbucks…

  8. June 16th, 2005 at 17:38 | #8

    May nakalimutan ka…

    Col. Morales: “Gen. Abu, do you leave the AFP a better organization than when you took over?” (Translation: Alis ka na dyan! Kami naman!”)…

  9. Til-as
    June 16th, 2005 at 22:41 | #9

    hahahaha…

  10. June 18th, 2005 at 20:11 | #10

    This is so true. It’s time for some rats to be abandoning ship. Unfortunately, the one thing these people have in common is their perceived self-serving nature.

    Oh, and Happy Father’s Day. This time, for real! 😀

  11. June 19th, 2005 at 16:16 | #11

    hi SAM. happy dad’s day. swerte nina BAMBIT and kids to have you. and syempre naming mga kapamilya mo sa blogosphere.

  12. Samuel Bilibit
    June 20th, 2005 at 00:21 | #12

    @ Jove: thanks. kapamilya o kapuso?…hehehe…di ba Iba Tayo dapat. :) maraming salamat ulit Jove.

  13. June 27th, 2005 at 09:23 | #13

    Makikidaan ulit, di ko mapigilan sarili ko na di mag-iwan ng message sa inyo na napadaan ako. off topic, pano ba mag redirect ng blog to another URL? I bought a site name kasi, di ko alam kung pano i-redirect blog ko dun.

  14. June 28th, 2005 at 00:48 | #14

    hehehehe:)

    panalo ito, kuya sam!:)

  15. June 29th, 2005 at 02:55 | #15

    Eto pa isang nakalimutan mo:

    PGMA: I’m sorry.

    (Translation: Lusot pa rin ako…sana…)

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