The Economist: “Hugo Chávez’s government: The... →
guillee: His “21st-century socialism” is a precarious construction. The brief fall in the oil price of 2008-09 was enough to sink Venezuela’s economy into stagflation—even as the rest of Latin America is enjoying vigorous economic recovery. Venezuelans are suffering declining real wages, persistent shortages of staple goods (meat is the latest to become scarce) and daily power cuts. The...
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Pick Yourself Up - Nat King Cole
Nothing’s impossible I have found, For when my chin is on the ground, I pick myself up, Dust myself off, Start All over again. Don’t lose your confidence if you slip, Be grateful for a pleasant trip, And pick yourself up, Dust yourself off, Start all over again. Work like a soul inspired, Till the battle of the day is won. You may be sick and tired, But you’ll be a man, my son! ...
Tale of 2 Presidentiables.
salvagingmankind: G1BO Teodoro: “If I lose, I’ll humbly accept it. But I will remember for a lifetime the experience and support of my fellow countrymen.” Noynoy Aquino: “The only way I can lose is if I am cheated. And if that happens, we will take to the streets for another people power.” Do you see the difference in character and personality? Oh well. I voted for Dick. I still am for...
Real change should not unsettle people.– Nick Clegg, Leader, UK Liberal-Democratic Party.
The 50 Best Author vs. Author Put Downs of All... →
ameliepoulain: 41. Jane Austen, according to Ralph Waldo Emerson (1861) I am at a loss to understand why people hold Miss Austen’s novels at so high a rate, which seem to me vulgar in tone, sterile in artistic invention, imprisoned in their wretched conventions of English society, without genius, wit, or knowledge of the world. 42. Robert Frost, according to James Dickey (1981) If it were...
"Failure is not an option." - Richard Gordon →
Yeh, mon! Kul, mon! :D
Random Person 1: Knock, knock!
Random Person 2: Who's there?
RP 1: Jamaica.
RP 2: Jamaica who?
RP 1: Jamaica mistake?
Will the real Dick Gordon please stand up? →
Why does Dick Gordon want to run for the... →
Aquino and Gordon on the Economy: A comparison of... →
Gordon has a plan to achieve his vision. Aquino has a dream – and no plans. Gordon can say he has planned and successfully implemented an economic turnaround and changing the culture of the people in Subic. Aquino just promises change. Gordon has delivered. When asked who can bring the home the bacon, and where’s the beef. Gordon has brought home the bacon and shown the beef – in a most ethical...
Noynoy's take on KeSha's "Tik Tok" →
bionicree: Wake up in the morning thinking of Shalani Grab my glasses, I’m out the door, I’m gonna hit the rally Before I leave, pick a shirt that’s yellow and black Cuz when I leave for the night I ain’t comin back I’m talking, leading in all the polls, polls Trying out yellow clothes, clothes Media blowin up my phones, phones Drop toppin’, scolding my...
Noynoy Supporters are Proof that The Philippines... →
Populist politics. Fashion voting. One very obvious sign of the dumbing-down of the Pinoy culture.