November 30, 2020
Government killed her
"In a tragic irony, the prospect of another 'life-saving' lockdown has drained some senior citizens of their will to live. Assisted suicides and depression are up." 90-Year-Old Woman Killed Herself To Avoid Another COVID-19 Lockdown thefederalist.com
This is something we have not heard of before, an elderly woman who ended her life because her conscience would not allow her to let the government continue using her as an excuse to keep playing with lockdowns on her community. Here's more senselessness and hypocrisy:
Cabinet flew to Davao for Duterte meeting gmanetwork.com/news/story/765479 November 24
Time to mention three American officials who belong to the party of big government. Minutes before ordering the city not to travel, the Denver mayor flew with his family to a Thanksgiving destination. And at a time when restaurants are nearly completely shut, the House speaker and California governor arrange separate dine-in affairs at expensive establishments. Back in your uninterruptibly lockeddown country you have the entire cabinet flying yet again to the President's hometown for a 'meeting' that most likely accomplished nothing good.
If they break the rules, and usually they justify it because they 'make' safety precautions, then those rules must be some sort of asinine stupidity that they are forcing on us. Take a guess how many of those 'rules' (that they themselves do not follow when they think no one is looking) are unnecessary.
In the article Feet of Clay by S Soliven De Guzman (The Philippine Star) on November 23 it is said "Let us not rely on government and media to do all these. Duterte's fickle way is not helping us move forward. He is quite confusing. I don't understand how he can appoint questionable people to lead us. I don't understand how he can easily let culprits get off the hook. What is happening to him?" Maybe the text messages you received third week of November offer some clues. If in Tagalog they like to send it twice.
Everything they do is Overacting Showbiz 101 or as Ambeth Ocampo described sanitation rituals and barrier wearing last August, theatrics. All empty and pointless. Texts they send arbitrarily to you are the hallmark of a disrespectful government. DICT, DOH, HPAAC: May Christmas party? Buksan ang bintana at electric fan. Mas ligtas kung outdoor ang venue. Maligayang Pasko? Kaya natin 'to!
It matters not to them if we cannot understand what their message says, if you do not know Tagalog, you die. As if that ain't enough, the persons sending these messages apparently can sometimes be very inventive fakers. We are meant to helplessly sit still as they prepare to poison the population with the China 'vaccine'. Speaking of the true vaccines against the China virus about to be marketed by America and Britain, these are expected to cost much less than the myriad swab tests that have been intentionally overpriced here since March. So many things they have made a lot of money from at our expense, so many reasons lockdowns have been their addiction.
8888 times they keep on hoodwinking you. No one is resisting. The best country a rapist can live in is where rapeable people do not mind getting raped. In one of the Free Facebook news pages was this headline from the other week: "Pro democracy protester in Thailand. We're not afraid to question authority." Their goverment has done so much better than ours in preventing the China virus from going out of control yet the Thais rise in protest. They protest because they have a government that needs to hear something it needs to be told loud and clear: No you cannot do this. They hunger for democratic freedom. Shame on the Philippines.
A word of counsel to Donald Trump. You lost, enjoy your vacation. He was never the lawbreaking tyrant others advertised him to be. The Trafalgar pollsters were the only ones to accurately gauge how close Trump would come to winning again. Trump was the second undeserving president in a row but he brought America back to the path of conservative classical liberalism. The Judeo-Christian world should be grateful to him.
Friendly notice: dila.ph/cebu.html has a brief piece on Cebuano being wrecked by the China coronavirus.
November 10, 2020
Mask of Satan
Duterte's dolomite beach in Manila Bay came from the Pinoy nationalist obsession to be something he is not. It is the same Quezon-Marcos-Aquino ideological paradigm that pursues an idealized Pinoy Tagalog creature morphed into model citizens who reject our actual past and welcome an invented "reality" under the erratic control of big bad government. Maybe this explains the mask you are forced to wear, maybe it does not.
Tucker Carlson: The cult of mask-wearing grows, with no evidence they work
Our leaders think masks are holy amulets protecting us from disease. Why? What is the scientific rationale for wearing masks? 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host examines new research questioning effectiveness of face coverings.
Fox News Oct. 13, 2020
No one can really say if masks serve no purpose against the coronavirus of the moment or if these are indispensable in stopping it. No one knows which type of mask would have stopped the January-February virus from infecting you and no one still knows if that mask with the same grade of sophistication would protect you from the less deadly November-December strain of virus now in your area. Tests can be classified as fake, so-so and passable. No one is certain, the only thing we know is that it is different everywhere and that low-intelligence governments make it worse on their country.
Mask-wearing trends vary per country yet hardly anything has changed as to which countries are more prone than others are to China's virus. It's not easy to see how much masks contribute. What makes Germany different from England and who in his right mind will act as if the Philippines faces the worst threat? dila.ph/bbcyougov.jpg can be opened for a bigger view. So much has been done in spite of so little being known and here we are now. Not knowing if masks might have helped when it started but not anymore this late. But you the public will always be blamed for their failures.
Satan visited Wuhan in 2019 confident that China would spread his virus. When you put on that mask remember how it all happened.
Forcing facemasks is comparable to the compulsory shift to online learning, both carry shiploads of dangers poorly understood by authoritarian and the ruled alike. Digital slavery had already been here, China may be an example of how it is being taken to extremes but you'd barely notice your children ensnared injuriously into device dependency as your own usage of cybertools is mandated to rise by authority and employer alike. Yet not even the slavers comprehend how this is happening. They would care to only if it stops being advantageous to them.
Consider that computing power has gone up more than a trillion times from where it was one hundred years ago. Now compare this to automotive tech progress which has given us cars only twice better at best. Your vehicle cannot abuse you because it does not know how to. Commercial and state-owned tech giants have machine learning at their disposal to continually fine tune compulsive engagement with the online instruments you have made yourself no longer able to live without. Now sprouts a new slave society powered by manmade artificial intelligence which then hands off our digital governance to autonomous Turing machines. Dehumanization accomplished by national socialism.
Germaphobe as Trump had always been, a freak for personal disinfection care, the germ from China nevertheless infected him. Would doubling his mask time have prevented it? Nobody knows except for the mutating virus which seemingly kept changing its mind until October. He might have been a business tycoon poseur who was unworthy of the presidency but far from weakening his country as the dissimilarly undeserving Obama had, Trump made America better. He should not be begrudged his success just because he got lucky with the loopholes in the system. America should instead be worried that our experience with unscrupulous scalawags will become their electoral fixture.
Are those leftist Bayan NPA sympathizers protesting last October 18? It's the three finger salute they are raising. No they are regular citizens of Thailand expressing their disapproval of Bangkok's monarchial-military oligarchy. They are citizens of a country that unlike the Philippines has not been crippled economically by a government carrying on endlessly an insanely strict but epidemiologically ineffective lockdown. In the Philippines the only ones protesting are the leftists who crave for a government that will take over our lives with even more Orwellian fervor. So if you are going to explain the above pictures to a foreigner, tell him that the one in the left is typical of the Philippines, Pinoys lining up meeker than sheep for government doleouts if not for something else.
The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday, November 7, 2020, rejected claims made by its regional director in Central Visayas that signs of "herd immunity" against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) are manifesting in Cebu City. snstr.co/aHD
Call me heartless if I call this China coronavirus affair a benign pandemic. It's been ten months and I still do not personally know of a single person who as a matter of medically provable fact died of coronavirus. Only allegations so far. The Cebu metropolis has been so statistically dry for over two months now that some bureaucrat could not resist suggesting that by some sort of magic the Cebuano herd is now immune. Gagged right away for blaspheming the DOH WHO pandemic dogma. Makes more convincing the suspicion that the rash of deaths and infections officially tallied in the months before were all a hoax in service of the most nationalistic motivation of them all. Corruption.
Nothing terrifies me more than the notion that the ones in charge of this scamdemic are gifted with no other talent except for stealing money. Remember it was said that quarantine/shutdown would be remain in force if there is still no vaccine and that education will be suspended. May 2021? That is more than six months. End of 2021? They do so many things but do not know what they are doing. Meantime the national government announced its operation of virological laboratory institutes. When will they stop pretending?
Gross domestic product (GDP) sank 11.5% year-on-year in July-September period, a reversal of last year’s 6.3% growth, but a tempered slump from a historic high of 16.9% in second quarter. November 10
Duterte says he now has money for COVID-19 vaccines, wants all Filipinos immunized gmanetwork.com/news/story/759896 October 15
Pfizer says trials show its COVID vaccine is 'more than 90% effective' - CBS News
'Vaccines arrive end of 2021' gmanetwork.com/news/nation/763335/galvez-bulk-of-vaccines-vs-covid-19-to-arrive-end-of-2021-early-2022
'AstraZeneca cheapest' /763364/at-5-per-dose-astrazeneca-offered-cheapest-potential-covid-19-vaccine-galvez November 10
Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the other priority groups are the members of the Bureau of Corrections, Bureau of Fire Protection, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police. https://bit.ly/3n9Kbpk Image text says 'O/MIC VARCAS FRONTLINERS, SECURITY FORCES GET VACCINE PRIORITY Health Secretary Francisco Duque II confirmed on Monday that the priorities for the coronavirus vaccines are health workers and frontliners from the Department of Education and Department of Social Welfare and Development. PHILIPPINE STAR facebook
When they make you wear the mask of Satan it is to cover your mouth and nose. When they do it, it is to cover their eyes. If they truly believe that masks are truly effective against the Chinese virus then instead of adding more and more nonsensical martial law measures there'd be sentinels walking around to see who's not wearing good condition masks so one can be handed to them right away. But they never did that, so there's your proof.
And one final note on the US elections. Fraud and cheating happens everywhere but the question is if, like in the lousy Philippines where you have rigged Smartmatic gadgets and constitutionalized vote buy/sell, it actually made a difference and mattered in changing the result.
November 3, 2020
The presidents of the unitaried Philippines
The 1991 movie Point Break had bank robbers dressed up as recent US presidents. Presidents everywhere get accusations of being crooks but we need to honestly ask questions like who was more crooked, Nixon or Clinton? It is far easier to answer subjectively than to do so with objectivity.
We remember David Martinez explaining to us that unity is not always a good thing. He recounted the story of wartime prisoners of the Japanese tied together in a small boat that began sinking far from the shore. At this point the prisoners understood that unity was not a desirable condition and decided to set themselves free so they can swim for their lives. That would be a life status more descriptive of the Philippines than of America no matter how much greater the severity of China Virus infestation they have suffered. Let Bayanihan be your comforting pacifier as you go down to the bottom of the sea.
America makes mistakes but it has systems, processes and institutions that correct its course as a political vessel and that is what makes them worthy of maintaining their longstanding unity. These Facebook snippets assure me that their election will be fair no matter the result, that we inhabitants of the Philippines are not wrong in envying their sportsmanship.
Donald J. Trump ABC News Fox News
Record 96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. 53% Approval Rating Overall. Record 56% “Better Off Now” than 4 Years Ago (Gallup) during the Obama/Sleepy Joe Biden Administration, even as we round the turn on the China Plague.
Voice of America - VOA
“I beat this crazy, horrible China virus,” Trump said in a telephone interview on Fox News October 12
Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter to congratulate the Los Angeles Lakers and Seattle Storm after their championship wins: Proud of all the NBA and WNBA teams and players who've been using their platforms to take a stand for racial justice. abcn.ws/352JqY3
With three weeks to go until Election Day, new public opinion polls in two key battleground states President Donald J. Trump flipped from blue to red four years indicate that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds sizable leads over the president. October 13
Fake billionaire is apparently what Trump is given that his maliciously exposed tax payments suggest the Biden family (China, Ukraine windfall revenues and all that) is richer than his. Trump's success highlight might actually only be his TV celebrity earnings but at least he does not justify black lives matter Antifa fascism as a noble theoretical concept. Anyhow, compared to Trump and Biden, the politicians in the Philippines have no principles, only the instincts picked up in the flesh market.
There's some more to be said about the worst government officials in the world who are mostly found in the Philippines but first let us talk some Vietnamese.
Vietnamese are poised to overtake Filipinos in per capita income this year, in another direct consequence of the pandemic and how the two governments have addressed the health crisis differently. philstar.com/business/2020/10/14/2049564/vietnamese-set-get-richer-filipinos-year-imf
The Department of Health asked the public to continue practicing health protocols against the coronavirus disease even as exhaustion with pandemic restrictions sets in.
DOH urges compliance with protocol vs COVID-19 despite 'pandemic fatigue'. October 14
The declining trend of COVID-19 cases in Cebu as a whole has paved the way for the Bayanihan Cebu - Sacred Heart School Field Center in Cebu City to suspend its operation, something that officials said is proof of the effectiveness of the local campaign against COVID-19.
Due to declining trend in cases in Cebu: COVID-19 center stops operation. October 12
Even with the continuing downtrend of COVID-19 cases in Cebu City and the rest of Central Visayas, the Department of Health-7 has recommended that the modified general community quarantine stays until the end of the year.
Despite downtrend, DOH-7 wants MCGQ until yearend. October 13
The definition of fail is grade not pass. Vietnam pass, Philippines fail. Why? Because Philippines mishandling of economy and coronavirus the same. Check out the consumer welfare activity assigned to the trade department. They mix it up with economic rebuilding and business recovery. One agency tackling all three different and conflicting concerns concurrently is bound to bungle all three. Imagine if we were as seriously hit by China Virus as the eight countries above and we go on continuing all that corrupt Bayanihan bullshit. Back to the Stone Age for our overcentralized unitary republic of fascist nationalism.
The leader of America's Senate tells us why they are not falling into the terrible fate approached unmindfully by the Philippines. They have good men and good women. In the worst of times you need at least a few. 2022 will be as bad for us as 2010 and 2016 were. Such a long time to not have one single good person. Neither ignorance nor lies would be expected of such person for he does not know how to lie and he has an educated mind.
Voice of America - VOA
The head of the World Health Organization is warning against a strategy of pursuing herd immunity to stop the coronavirus pandemic, calling the idea unethical. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said health officials should only try to achieve immunity through vaccination. October 13
As if his participation in the early cover up by China of its homegrown China Virus epidemic was not unethical. Was he born in the Philippines during the Marcos-Cory era? Hopefully Trump abolishes WHO before Duterte penalizes 105 million Philippine human inhabitants with lethal injection of the ten dollar SinoVac-Sputnik slime.
Philstar.com CNN Philippines Philstar.com Philstar.com Philstar.com Philstar.com
“We don’t see any security risk, it is very low." Philippine Army general says China telecoms spy risk 'very low'. October 14
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin Jr this weekend. China says both countries must stay 'permanent friends' regardless of any changes in the international situation. Beijing adds it will continue to firmly support the Philippines in its fight against the pandemic until the final victory. "The two countries should also shelve the disputes to avoid affecting the hard-won momentum of improvement and development of bilateral relations. China is willing to work with the Philippines on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea," Wang Yi said. October 12
Commuters may now sit next to each other on public transport as long as plastic barriers are installed between them and UV lights are used for sanitation purposes, the transportation department said Wednesday. DOTr to require UV lights, plastic barriers in PUVs. October 14
How are you holding up amid the quarantine? Around 3.6 million Filipinos are suffering from mental disorders amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to initial results of a Department of Health survey. philstar.com/headlines/2020/10/14/2049401/36-million-pinoys-suffer-mental-disorders-doh-survey
Some 3.6 million Filipinos are suffering from mental disorders amid COVID-19 pandemic, according to a DOH survey. inq.news/2H2JoqI _ Jose Peran--These are probably the people who are satisfied with duterte's handling of the pandemic. 91% ??? _ Mark John--Thanks to China and Philippines government response.
Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said the DOH has issued a memorandum which outlines the administrative and engineering controls to improve ventilation and air quality in enclosed, indoor spaces and lessen the transmission of COVID-19. DOH advice: Conduct activities in open air spaces, install exhaust fans in toilets. October 12
UP, UST experts say they will stop publicizing quarantine status recommendations. October 14
Boy are we going to miss their expert opinions and suggestments on matters of ultraviolet urgency as more coronaviruses immigrate from China to the Philippine province! But knowing how the national socialist Philippine government has basically acted out the same script since March with the thumbs up of those "scientists", expect it to set the stage for the next "spike/outbreak" for which the "hardheaded" citizenry will again be blamed. And then it's on to the next chapter of this addictive authoritarian game of scamdemic.
Give unto Caesar
In the Gospel reading of October 18, 2020, discernment is needed to not wrongly understand that your total submission to the state is commanded by God. You were not asked to be a slave. Our Lord advised his people to accommodate the taxes demanded by the conqueror in consideration of their survival. He looked ahead into the future of his Jewish brethren and his potential worshipers who someday would take over Roman civilization and reshape the world with Judeo-Christian humanity over the next twenty centuries.
Taxation without representation is not what Jesus Christ endorsed to us. That might have been the norm in His lifetime but this is the 21st Century, this is 244 years after the Revolution of Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson and Madison. Do you know of anyone who represents you the taxpayer? In the QC Congress, in the Pasay City Senate, or even the local corrupt version that is your municipal council?
They are all employees of the Tagalog Imperial Manila state. They who buy your vote do not answer to you. Do not wonder why you are in practice unrepresented. And in 2022 all the candidates who run will stick hard to the status quo. Duterte's failure to carry out reform is their signal to continue milking dry the country.
Philippine Star Duterte: Mark Villar not corrupt, DPWH underlings are _ October 20 gmanetwork.com/news/story/760538
“Our BJMP officers are professional people who are just doing their job,” DILG Secretary Eduardo Año tells CNN Philippines. DILG chief defends security personnel amid backlash on Baby River’s wake, burial October 19
October 13 “Good news: it seems that the pandemic is about to end,” presidential spokesman Harry Roque said in Filipino
DTI to allow mall-wide sales to draw more shoppers gmanetwork.com/news/story/760513
Enforce quarantine to crush pandemic, says WHO official gmanetwork.com/news/story/760574
NCR mayors want GCQ for Metro Manila until December —MMDA gmanetwork.com/news/news/metro/760480
Duterte: Mark Villar not corrupt, DPWH underlings are _ October 20 gmanetwork.com/news/story/760538
CNN Philippines “Our BJMP officers are professional people who are just doing their job,” DILG Secretary Eduardo Año tells CNN Philippines. DILG chief defends security personnel amid backlash on Baby River’s wake, burial October 19
If it is as our imperial masters say that they are professionals professing professionalism, how come one of their political-criminal prisoners became a mother while in detention after which the baby was separated from her only to die soon after? Half of the official Chinacoronavirus mortality revealed to be dead on arrival instances at hospitals is a mighty strange tally of the total. Worthy of Comelec-Smartmatic vote padding speculations. Could be that ABS-CBN has infected government personnel with too much of the showbiz profession. And look at the costumes they are all wearing, it's like an escapee from a contaminated nuclear plant being surrounded by a Satanic horde.
Can't help feeling when you participate in a solemn occasion that with all those masks and body shields being worn you are in the middle of a devil's ritual. So is it ideal to have some tyrant for your country's leader? I believe it depends on the circumstances of your country. In certain professional situations, be it sports or corporate entities, an organization that struggles to compete or excel requires the presence of a tyrant on top. But this tyrant person exercises his tyranny only on those members of the organization under him. He squeezes the last juice out of them for the betterment of the organization in the foreseeable future. For the win, FTW is how it goes in certain circles.
Army dictatorships strictly speaking are not fascist per se. Might seem counterintuitive but it is the Sandinista, among others, that in practice adhere to the national socialist model. Nationalism. Socialism. I look at us and see a Nazi regime with the Wehrmacht hammering the power of the state over its subjects. A kind of technocratic national socialism where the swamp of bureaucratic empowerment feeds on public fixation to welfare entitlements and similar illusory benefits of an unproductive nanny-ward system.
There are a handful of good enough countries with good enough laws. Most of the rest are not good enough or are both bad as in the country we are most familiar with. Here we see them stretch interpretations of vague constitutional edicts and of the congressional laws based on those murky provisions. Too bad this bad constitution we have is too profitable for whoever are in power to revise, change, reform, amend, replace or throw away.
Judges and supreme court justices should know that their role is to be umpires who guide public and private entities in qualifying the meaning of the law. They are not supposed to be coaches of the political game who decide precedent making cases with the objective of creating a new law based on personal partisan or socio-cultural preferences. Ginsburg thought otherwise. Similar attitude to the long prevailing legal wind right here.
Stripped of the perversities inserted by kleptodicator Marcos, the delegate-drafted 1972 constitution had the potential to be good enough for a country that was on its way to becoming good enough. Now it is too late. In our future are Jihad Terror and China's puppets.
Debate to the death
Trump marched into the debate stage without a mask. Biden was the gladiator he was matched against and together they delivered a political battle of words that explains why American democracy is the superior system for leadership selection in the world. Two opposing views of life in this final geriatric encounter and it opened with condemnation of China and its killer virus. So far the plague that came from China has taken a million human lives and trillions of economic dollars but Trump and Biden treat the threat differently. One is somewhat sane and the other, well, very Duterte.
In Calmer Debate, Biden and Trump Differ Sharply on Virus, Immigration and Climate October 23 nytimes.com
The debate was palpably educational, it ought to be compulsory viewing for all students. Representatives of two parties fighting for their irreconcilably intractable political platforms. Conservative versus progressivist. Too bad internet connection in almost all parts of the country degrades in the hours when tens of millions simultaneouly compete for limited online bandwidth. You know, students and non-student victims of the Philippine government's lockdown/shutdown sipping the blended brew of hardship.
PH virus response fails to make IMF cut m.inquirer.net/business/310165
Beware of fake virus test results m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1349966
Philippine Red Cross stops conducting COVID-19 tests chargeable to PhilHealth _ October 15 _ CNN Philippines
Coronavirus infections in PH surpass 360k mark with 1,640 new cases m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1350336
P40B kickback through ‘pastillas’ scheme, VUA issuances bared m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1350201
Chinese arrivals since 2017 higher than QC population — Hontiveros m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1350220
Duterte won't forgive corrupt officials _ October 22 Philstar.com
Success anyone, anyone going to buy that? They've just announced another big budget spending spree yet they refuse to pay Red Cross for what many consider to be the only reliable mass service for coronavirus testing available. Can only mean two things, they've really run out of money or they are now suppressing positive infection case inflation. If the latter, it can only be either to hide worsening of the epidemic or they had previously padded contagion figures as part of their scare tactic and are now compensating backward vis the official epidemic stats.
Does not matter, a failure is a failure. Now we know the forty billion reasons why Chinamen kept on arriving and arriving even after the first serious alert went up in February. Somehow being less vulnerable, we were fortunately never one of the gravely threatened countries. They just wanted to line their pockets with money and this is far easier to do with lockdown in place.
Without delving into the undesirability of anti-traditional marriage legal tinkering for the sake of social justice posturing, I cannot understand why the highest religious leader on Planet Earth wants the state to exert even more interference on family living. Family matters are personal and spiritual in scope, government has no business redefining its workings, its role is protection not dictation. I have always distrusted Francis because he is socialist and progressivist.
In the year after the Fatima, Portugal miracle of 1917, Jacinta and Francisco lost their very young lives to the coronavirus misleadingly named Spanish Flu. The older child Lucia was undoubtedly infected too but she lived to the age of 97. Please purchase the FATIMA religious drama by Marco Pontecorvo online and support very well made Christian movies.
The World War I coronavirus was much, much deadlier than the 2019 China Virus of today, it killed regardless of age. Proof of how close Trump is to Melania and their young son is they got infected by him, yet never experienced sickness. The China Virus is a bit deadlier than regular flu but it is very unlikely to kill you. More likely to impoverish you because of the government response. The corrupt love it because it enriches them.
World's most senselessiest lockdown
They have shutdown the Philippines beginning last March and now that it is November they have accomplished nothing at all. Last month one department required the purchase of ultraviolet light contraptions and the health superduper experts also approved neck-worn air purifier thingmagigs. I found out the former costs at least 2,900.00 but as to the latter we should find out soon how much.
Money is everything and everything is money. In the midportion of the Chinavirusnovela season, they were so very, very excited about Metro Cebu being the infection hotspot in our part of the world. So they made an already highly restrictive shutdown a little slightly more strict and then when the script called for toning down the drama as the consequence of reckless fiscal impudence, they made it a little slightly less strict.
In short nothing much in terms of infectious disease mitigation was adjusted per the real-world demands of rational public health calibration. The official figures had never been sensible and nor had been their kneejerk policies regardless of whether it is made as their basis or if it is feng shui omens.
The China Pastillas influx of 2020 has largely been concentrated in the mostly Tagalog cluster of mainland Luzon and the previously very Cebuano region known as Central Visayas. Can the government admit to us how many of the first few months were they using grossly ineffective rapid test kits? You do not need someone to point out to you that even that early in the Chinavirusnovela series, infection incidence should have already been significantly widespread.
Yet hardly anyone died, relativistically meant in that this having been fearmongered as worse than "Spanish" Flu, the death toll in the aforementioned areas alone should have reached one million before June 2020. At this rate by December 31, 2099 the cumulative Philippine death toll would still be far down.
So why is the shutdown of the country continuing? Maybe the grand conclusion has it written in the script that China comes marching in as the savior hero.
10% of dolomite sand in Manila Bay swept to sea —DENR gmanetwork.com/news/lite/story/761489
If memory serves right, that percentage of sand going to waste down the drain was before the three storms of late October. Please do not ask me anymore why it has been a long time since I have stopped giving the Philippine government the benefit of the doubt. Do you know what that image of two rescue personnel together "heroically" evacuating a lightweight small child brings to mind? The mayor of Cebu City issuing a high alert because of a certain weather disturbance some few hundred miles up north headed to Vietnam. Very thoughtful deep thinker he must be.
They lied in Cebu about virus INFECTIONS and DEATHS
A dirty little secret _ Philstar.com by Cito Beltran
Frederic Bastiat https://straightlinelogic.com/tag/frederic-bastiat From Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850), free-market economist and classical liberal French author, Economic Sophisms (1845-1848): When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.
October 7, 2020
It has been observed, as the pandemic claims more victims, that the surge and spread of COVID cases actually favor Duterte. --Federico Pascual (The Philippine Star) July 30, 2020
Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom Let it be --Paul McCartney, 1969
Is it time we learned to live with the virus? (21 September 2020) bbc.com/news/health-54228649
Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom Let it be --Paul McCartney, 1969
Is it time we learned to live with the virus? (21 September 2020) bbc.com/news/health-54228649
The China coronavirus and the Tagalog national language, both of these we should regretfully concede are here to stay. As pestilence persistently despoiling our life space. Chinavirus and Pilipino-Filipino are similarly threatening abominations in that both require sensible measures to prevent them from affecting us while we wait for them to disappear just as the 1918 Flu Epidemic eventually did. Be strong and it won't kill you, be weak and it will likely do so. What's happening now is that Chinavirus and Tagalog-Pinoy are stimulated by foolish and excessive official intervention.
Let it be, be free. Here are some snippets picked from the BBC article:
Prof Carl Heneghan, the head of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford University, says the current situation is "utter chaos" with a constant stream of new restrictions and schools sending whole year groups home when just one person tests positive. This is the consequence of trying to suppress the virus. Instead, we should accept it is here to stay and try to minimise the risks. In particular, he's concerned the Covid test is actually so sensitive it's picking up what is effectively dead virus as it spots traces of it months after the person has stopped being infectious. "We need to slow down our thinking. But every time the government sees a rise in cases it seems to panic." The average age of death has been over 80.
Jonvic Remulla of Cavite is as far as I know the first local executive to question whether the wrong persons have been dictating coronavirus interventions from the start of this quarantine-shutdown nightmare. Too much has been done to no avail as our situation keeps turning worse and worse. These wrong persons chose and keep repeating wrong courses of action.
Remulla: “Directives should NOT come from military orders without proper consultation with the stakeholders. Perhaps we should identify, trace, consult and listen to the real EXPERTS.” Remulla bats for coordinated, scientific directives on COVID-19 September 21, 2020
Well said and more governors and mayors should be forcefully demanding this but instead they continue to be the same lobotomized robots as they have been since March as our uniquely insane government clings on to lockdown, shutdown and senseless quarantine.
Handling of this virus has been overwrought. Some years before 9/11 the American government was slowly realizing that terrorism should not be dealt with as a law enforcement issue but as a serious intelligence effort. The massive 1993 bomb detonated by Islamic activists at the Trade Center got only six victims but this was mostly due to poor execution. They also loaded it with cyanide but this burned in the explosion and failed to poison thousands in this dense Manhattan office block.
Andy McCarthy of NationalReview recalls how covert investigation revealed that behind all of it were the "Blind Sheik" and bin Laden as the restorers of textbook Islamic Jihad terrorism. He also tells us that decades later today the Syrian insurgency theatre has served as training academy for terror operatives and jihad missionaries who now disperse to violent assignments in other countries. Over here we had Sulu army intelligence troops gunned down by Philippine National Police and the chief spy talking about the artistic expressions on FB he finds worthy of officially recirculating. BTW the FB euthanasia of inauthentic accounts were largely Chinese-tied so judge for yourself what that suggests about our police-military online adventures.
What you do after gathering the right information is do the right thing. You don't do Iraq, you target jihad terror where it truly resides, you don't overdo quarantine, you equip people with knowledge to defend themselves against the China virus. You do not do what the centralist nationalist government of the Philippines has done over and over again.
Who Is Dying From Covid-19? Why? - WallStreetJournal By Jon Kamp and Melanie Evans Sept. 29, 2020
The age data are stark: About 79% of recorded Covid-19 deaths are among people age 65 and over, while people under age 35 account for just 1% of known deaths from the disease. Nearly a third of Covid-19 deaths has hit people who are at least 85 years old, death-certificate data from about 188,000 deaths, the latest available, show.
Too much of the wrong thing and then you find out you are still nowhere. It wasn't until October 6 when they said anything about age segmentation of coronavirus mortality here. Officially they now claim two thirds of the nearing six thousand Philippine dead were under 70 years old. BBC plus WSJ data contradicts this and given this inverted trend presented by the state it then becomes obvious that most deaths here have been deliberately misattributed to China's coronavirus. They hardly even mention anymore the other killer diseases we kept hearing about in 2019 and before. Yet they threaten to shoot us if we don't keep out of sight and encourage us to splurge at an expensive beach resort at the same time. How about enticing tourists with imprisonment? Insane too that after eight months the ones in charge of the epidemic are clueless about testing price.
How much should COVID-19 tests cost? DOH surveys market inquirer.net/newsinfo/1342751
In Cebu, ignoring health rules means jail, fine for tourists inquirer.net/newsinfo/1342715
PH is 20th nation with most number of COVID-19 cases inquirer.net/globalnation/191351
FoxNews in September published an article on top officials of the Trump administration, Ben Carson and William Barr, stating "coronavirus lockdowns were the greatest intrusion on civil liberties since slavery." Over here they consider it to be a favor they are doing to us. So damn dangerous they want us to think the situation is that they have barred children from the 47,000 public schools. Cosplay or fantasy role play comes to mind seeing education staffers wearing maximum protection gear at the workplace, cleaning the floor or handling textbooks.
The virus and terrorism both cannot be put down by military deployment alone. Information is the best weapon and this weapon needs to be used constantly and consistently. Government and media prefer to be silent or evasive about jihad terror, their negligence endangers us.
In a 70-page encyclical, the highest form of papal teaching, Pope Francis outlines his vision for a post-pandemic world. Pope Francis says capitalism has failed in the pandemic October 5, 2020
A week after virus detection and brief medical confinement, the US President is back at his office and the campaign trail. Next to the image of the Trumps above is that of Brazil's Bolsonaro performing his official duties in the few months after he was diagnosed the same infection. The coronavirus of China did not succeed in killing these two presidents, so with the young but weaker Boris Johnson, and even if the lungs of 77 year old Joe Biden get invaded there is only a small percentage chance of fatality. For eight months the government based in Imperial Tagalog Manila has forced blind obedience on the premise that the disease they call COVID-19 is deathly dangerous to everyone everywhere everytime. All the killer viruses known to man mutate into weaker and weaker strains.
Since the other month signs have popped up of Duterte being opposed by some of his yes men who now say no. It isn't the best thing for Duterte to resign and hand the presidency to some other corrupt incompetent. It might be best for him to stay put and do nothing, do no more harm so we can do what we can to return to normalcy. Admit failure and stop. You have not helped this country.
So there are certain personalities who think that if the state stops doing this nonsense everyone of us will die. The people of Sweden, Hongkong and Taiwan say no way you brainless fools! But the so-called Pinoy is supposedly very happy and content per the surveys. Strangely it is comedian Sotto who ranks next highest in the False Asia survey meaning he could be the successor in 2022. Sad because I prefer his friend Joey de Leon.
Philstar.com Philstar.com INQUIRER.net Fox News National Review
The governor of Cagayan has drawn flak over his remarks suggesting that teachers seem to "enjoy" doing nothing and yet still get paid with the COVID-19 pandemic cutting abrupt the previous school year.
Cagayan governor hit over 'teachers doing nothing' remarks - October 7, 2020
Around 40 percent of firms in the country remain closed at the start of the second semester, with most expressing a high degree of uncertainty in the months ahead, results of a business survey conducted by the World Bank with the government showed.
Around 40% of firms remain closed – World Bank survey - October 9, 2020
Nearly eight out of 10 Filipinos believe that going to grocery stores or markets is still risky to their health and well-being because of the threat of the novel coronavirus, according to a recent survey.
For most Pinoys, going to market, church still risky m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1345471
A Roman Catholic priest based in Southern California filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom and nearly 20 other state and local officials, alleging that coronavirus restrictions on places of worship are unconstitutional and a violation of religious rights.
California priest sues Gov. Newsom, other officials alleging coronavirus restrictions violated religious liberties
He can't minimize damage to the economy and maximize public safety at the same time.
Biden Can’t Have It Both Ways on the Virus
September 28, 2020
Education as a blend of disaster and calamity
Before proceeding to the further deterioration of Philippine education that has been lousy since the martial law years, we pause to pray for our government personnel to become less stupider in matters coronavirus and all else. Look this up:
How a Bus Ride Turned Into a Coronavirus Superspreader Event - The New York Times September 1, 2020
I've noticed that a lot of the sealed-environment airconditioned buses allowed by the government in lieu of the still restricted semi-open jeepneys are the same make as the China bus in the above report. We are lucky that the China virus has a harder time proliferating in the Philippines. As someone who has always distrusted the official infection and mortality data sloppily put together by government, let me invite you to look this up using ekoru.org, ecosia.org, duckduckgo.com or even bing.com:
Data - Alex Magno (The Philippine Star) - September 17, 2020
Since the start of the insane shutdown forcibly imposed by government in mid-March, we still do not know how real or even existential is the danger presented by the China Virus in the places where we live. Power trip is the one and only thing important to them. Scamdemic managed by populist-nationalist authoritarianism is not a matter to ignore, so before proceeding to the education topic, let's ask whether we should continue pretending to be the most gravely endangered location in the entire coronavirus planet or should we stop preventing children from being properly schooled?
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OA or overacting is the right description for a country behaving the way that ours has when in fact it is not among those seriously hit by the China virus. Twenty-four and a half million minors are starting long-delayed "school" in October even as a few million have failed to re-enroll. Why are the above text blasts from your telecom relevant to online education ambitions of DepEd? Because those two telecoms are the only means for homeschooling households to participate and obviously PLDT and Globe (to a lesser extent) are bent on wasting scarce internet bandwidth on commecialized social media instead of dedicating existing tower capacities to productive business and proper education.
That same Lancet medical report counting us among the not scary instances of countries invaded by the Chinese coronavirus also laughingly mocks us at #66 in terms of effectiveness in pandemic suppression (gmanetwork.com/news/story/757368) even though this government's shutdown and militarization obsession is one of the severest worldwide. OA - overacting. To think that this government craves to mold the behavior of children before they reach the legal age for participation in the vote buying and selling market. There also is the question of user security for those who are digitally committed to Chinese devices and Chinese software/apps.
Business Daily - Africa's malware problem - BBC
04 Sep 2020 Many Africans are buying Chinese-made smartphones that steal their information
The most ideal spot for a spreader to infect others with his China Coronavirus droplets is a small enough confined space where cold air is internally recirculated. Airplane travel is considered safe because fresh air is drawn externally. Trains and ground transport are safer if windows are not closed. And if doubts persist about masks being of questionable protective value then all those legally prescribed plastic shields and barriers must be undoubtedly nil, null and nada. But of course coercive enforcement by government is good for skyrocketing the sale of hand disinfectant and other stuff. Government officials and connected vendors get rich.
That apparently has little to do with the education disaster cooked up by government but this still ties up to the administrative obfuscation of essential and non-essential. If it has the potential to make them money, it is essential so damn the consequences. Government forced the public to buy millions upon millions of those low-reusability synthetic parapahernalia which of course are going to be thrown away after which the activist geniuses will cry about the need to dispose them where our eyes can't see them. And as fake white sand has been dumped into Manila Bay, Cebu is now painting entire lanes of its roads with green enamel elastomer. As kids recite, rain, rain, go away. And as a Tagalog comedian used to say long ago, that's a lot of nonsense. Ditto the Philippine Department of Education centralized unitary curriculum.
Hong Kong embarks on mass virus testing amid criticism - BBC News
When most of Europe locked down their populations early in the pandemic by closing schools, restaurants, gyms and even borders, Swedes kept enjoying many freedoms. Sweden spared surge of virus cases but many questions remain September 20, 2020
Why did Hongkongers resist the puppet administration's attempt to sneakily collect their individual DNA signatures via mass testing ("justified" by a staged outbreak hysteria) so these can be handed over to the communists in Peking, China? Because like the Swedes they are intelligent and not easily fooled into acts of self-harm. In Hongkong and Sweden they chose not to hide from the virus, they fought back with information and collaboration, civilians together with trustworthy public servants.
After the Manila, Makati and Pasig mayors doled out a token quantity of laptops and tablets to some residents, copycats cropped up elsewhere including Cebu. So few are going to get those underpowered devices, so many are either going to have to spend an inordinate amount or do without. Tablets with large screens and uptodate internals are rare while laptops can get disrupted by Microsoft updates. If you go for better hardware, prices listed in computer shops are markedly higher compared to what they were charging last year and are between 25-50% more expensive than OEM international retail. Component selection is disappointingly narrow. I learned from a working class family that the budget they needed for digital equipment of three public school students was around one hundred thousand pesos. This has been the consistent modus operandi of the scamdemic, create artificial demand for China products, enjoy the kickbacks.
Given that pupils do not learn enough useful knowledge in physical classrooms with DepEd teachers, they learn even less in those experimental online sessions, we just do not know how much less is less. In the private institutions that started it last August, supervising parents for the most part are drained after running after one or more of their children during "school" hours. In the essence of the essential versus non-essential, DepEd has practically abdicated on education so it should now give up and surrender to parents the task of choosing their own online schooling provider along with the choice for the most appropriate curriculum. Even the low-cost to free state colleges have become unaffordable.
Zoom hijacks, intermittent connectivity and disciplinary issues are only some of the reasons why a homeschool-competent parent should be around for supervision. Those who've stayed in college dormitories remember how not spacious their accommodations were and that if they studied inside their rooms, it was to get drowsy so to sleep better. How is a preteen going to learn anything inside his house under the system deviced by incompetent DepEd? On that day in October 2020 when more than 25 million elementary, HS and college students will be simultaneously accessing the internet, will fixed and mobile connections be firmly subscribed by the two telecoms? Or is the system going to be oversaturated even when just a fraction are fighting for heavy duty online access?
Despair at the hopelessness of the Philippine situation after digesting this inane conversation between its two topmost leaders, both unworthy individuals. It can explain everything that is wrong. Officials who think and act wrongly and plant us in the deep mud of the Tagalog national language. President and vice, admin in power and opposition in office, they are actually the same same.
It's not all bad news. The other day I overheard a parent ask a visiting Fil-Am mother why she talks to her US-born toddler in the Cebuano language. Unbelievable. Bless her.
September 19, 2020
A Country of Our Own
Mel Gibson's Braveheart is a 1995 film that is familiar to many who have been part of the Defenders of the Indigenous Languages of the Archipelaga or DILA. A Country of Our Own stood out among its many battle cries but we take heed of William Wallace admonishing his folk that independence has no point if there is no freedom, if it continues to be withheld. A country of freedom does not burden its citizens with unattended Jihad terror, suffocating megagovernment and the China menace, all at the same time. You also would never see DepEd personnel costumed in full hazmat PPE gear, photographed unstacking hazardous materials (school textbooks) for distribution in an attempt to scare you into mindless obedience.
Did you know that travellers from Singapore and Thailand will not be quarantined when they enter the UK and that the reason for this is our two neighbors have intelligently put the China Virus epidemic under containment? We have not. The top leaders of "your" country raising their fists and putting us under quarantine shutdown for 18 months supposedly underscores their determination to do everything they can for our good. But what good has come out of it?
Ask democratic Taiwan the secret of their success. Their government exploited world-leading information technology to collaborate with citizens, not for surveillance and not for the evil intent of totalitarian control. They value freedom and do not abuse artificial intelligence tech, they are not China. We worsened because we put humanity at the bottom and the corrupt state on top. We have forgotten the purpose of country and government.
COVID-19 state of calamity extended to September 2021 gmanetwork.com/news/nation/756205/duterte-extends-philippines-covid-19-state-of-calamity-by-one-year
Duterte extends state of calamity in PH for one more year m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1337086
3,257 new cases push PHL COVID-19 tally to almost 280k gmanetwork.com/news/nation/756191
Increasing teen pregnancy in PH: 40-50 children aged 10 to 14 give birth every week, POPCOM reports. mb.com.ph/2020/09/18/increasing-teen-pregnancy-in-ph-40-50-children-aged-10-to-14-give-birth-every-week-popcom-reports
A Country of Our Own
Thank you for visiting the work of David Martinez on our dila.ph website. The favorite section of his admirers is usually the piece on blame as some sort of political religion of the corrupt and the ill-educated. See below, the transfer of blame for the sins of the Philippine Government against us. And below that pall of darkness is shimmering light from Christians opposed to tyranny. One more conservative justice coming up for the highest court of the greatest country on earth. (Not your country the Philippines.)
Philippine Star, September 19, 2020 Breitbart
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque lashed out at the European Parliament for threatening to impose more burden on Filipinos already suffering from the effects of the coronavirus disease pandemic.
The San Francisco archbishop is urging Catholics to “Free the Mass” and publicly demonstrate against the coronavirus restrictions on worship. San Francisco Archbishop Calls Catholics to Protest Worship Restrictions
September 10, 2020
The scamdemic of Imperial Manila and the singular theology of Terror
understanding the true terrorist's true motivation 83 kb pdf (Afghanistan The detention centre for teenage Taliban members - BBC News)
8 foreign terrorists hiding in PH – AFP m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1333028
Increased night fighting and patrol capabilities, together with modern warfare equipment, will again be denied the country’s national defense. P209.1 B not enough budget for military next year -solons mb.com.ph September 9, 2020
Distribution of financial aid of senior citizens in Cebu City strictly house-to-house September 4, 2020
5 village chiefs in Cebu suspended for 6 months over SAP anomalies September 13, 2020
Barangay enforcers in Parañaque will receive 20 percent of fines paid by people who violate ordinances to curb the spread of COVID-19. Parañaque enforcers to get 20% of COVID-19 fines September 12, 2020
$10.9B extended to PH for COVID-19 response _ INQUIRER.net Mobile
Only 1 person under investigation for coronavirus in Cebu rappler.com/nation/254970-person-under-investigation-cebu-march-17-2020
CEBU CITY, Philippines – There is only one person being probed for the coronavirus in Cebu as of Tuesday, March 17, according to the Department of Health Central Visayas.
Coronavirus: Hong Kong on verge of 'large-scale' outbreak, says Carrie Lam 29 July 2020 bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-53575875
DOH: Dengue cases in PH drop by 76%
THE Cebu City Government reports a 77 percent availability of Covid-19 dedicated beds in the city’s public and private hospitals, which means that only 23 percent of beds are currently occupied. sunstar.com.ph/article/1868190/Cebu/Local-News/Occupancy-rate-for-Covid-beds-in-Cebu-City-drops-to-23-percent Reader Comment: Juancho V Nihinay ang covid kay nasakpan ang mafia
The Department of Health (DOH) recorded Saturday, September 12, the highest number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) deaths in a day, with nearly 200 fatalities. http://snstr.co/a16 Philippines sees highest number of deaths in a day
Bacolod, Lanao Sur on strict lockdown m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1332994
Despite Strict Lockdown, Spain Sees Sharp COVID-19 Spike _ Voice of America September 8, 2020
China celebrates virus success as Europe suffers m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1333079
Mulan movie boycott calls grow over scenes filmed in Xinjiang m.inquirer.net/entertainment/390020
Disney Thanks Chinese Communist Party for Allowing Mulan to Be Filmed in Xianjiang, Near Uyghur Concentration Camps nationalreview.com/news/disney-thanks-chinese-communist-party-for-allowing-mulan-to-be-filmed-in-xianjiang-near-uighur-concentration-camps
Item one was the Cebu sand on Manila Bay extravagance and last item is the Disney movie produced per the political specifications of China.
Just this time are we going to look at a bunch of graphical news snippets, references and a document pertaining to the SCAM they have created out of what they call Coronavirus-19, followed by this brief commentary. From the standpoint of engineering logistics, there cannot be any feasibility in the Imperial Manila Government's ambition to fill up Manila Bay with filling materials extracted from Cebu. Beyond the questions of supply quantity and bulk transport practicality, there is the matter of all that coastal reclamation minerals stolen from Manila colony Cebu for the sheer purpose of colonial/imperial symbolism simply washing away either instantaneously in one storm surge hitting the low-level metropolis or by years of natural wave erosion.
No different from those artificial islands dumped by Communist-Fascist China right in the middle of the Philippine-Vietnam Sea which also are bound to wash away some day. Their only reason is their need to project imperial power, China over province Philippines and Manila over colony Cebu. Biden's pet malarkey applies to the alibi of Malacanang that this is for the mental health of Manila's citizens or "environmental nourishment" as one of them says.
Separation of church and state is only a joke. Corrupt officials down from the lowly barangay/village up to the executive branch posts misuse Catholic prayer as a mask to hide their true identity. Thieves. Churches damaged by quakes do not receive state funds but a mosque affected by massive jihad terror invasion of a Muslim city will do. Mostly this is due to ignorance of right and wrong. This is a problem Duterte and the progressivistics have. Refusal to acknowledge the fact that only one religion bears a systematic theological basis (not literary history) for terroristic behavior against competitors. Compare what happened to the surviving Boston Marathon terrorist bomber in present day still Christian America and to a "blasphemer" in Boko Haram land.
What does a Strict Lockdown accomplish? From our recent experience, more money going to corrupt officials/cohorts and more virus infection statistics. It is profitable and it pummels citizens into submission to government power. But why is there still plenty of corruption and meth drugs after the election of a certain Iron-Handed Reformer back in 2016? As Star columnist Pamintuan was previously quoted, China drug operators simply love the circumstances of their Philippine livelihood.
On the first day of the 2020 shutdown quarantine insanity, only sixty-four cases had thus far been counted and most were government personnel infected through frequent exposure to Chinaman visitors. From that number on March 14, the government announced 4,195 on April 11, a span of time wherein the total cases admitted officially by China started not moving from the 80,000 range. By May 12, the cases of positive infection declared for Cebu City started catching up with Quezon City, the original topnotcher. We don't know what has really happened inside China but we know that despite the raising of nominally different quarantine grades all over the Philippines fortnightly or monthly, it's been practically the same lockdown-shutdown applied everywhere the entire time. The figures look fishy the moment you examine these.
As China went on a serious but highly secretive shutdown/lockdown before March, they had to release high case positivity and mortality figures to look partly credible. Shortly thereafter once the home-brewed epidemic was "controlled", the virus figures released by China were noted by external observers to be made up numbers based on its nonconformity to random distribution patterns. There are many who think that China policy has been followed in here and if so, that would mean Chinese operatives have been assigned secret consultants of the Imperial Manila government.
A glance at Wikipedia and Worldometers would suggest statistical improbity in the official case and mortality charts. We also do not know how much they have reduced their dependence on the use of defective testing kits nor the integrity of cause of death determination. Concentrating on Cebu City infections, the weekly swings look not only fishy but motivated by political agenda. Essentially nothing different has been done between June and September yet we've been fed inconsistent scary numbers and self-congralutory flattened digits. The Peking puppet in Hongkong uses the same playbook though unfortunately for her the people there are better educated.
It is not a coincidence that after admitting in August they overspent or squandered whatever little money we had (meaning no more "subsidies", etc.) the officials numbers suddenly are no longer as alarming as before. Of course inconsistencies betray them like the day the entire Philippines recorded the highest number of chinavirus fatalities (200) but Cebu region reported no deaths. Somebody is still trying to fool someone. Sweden courageously refused to shutdown-lockdown and though it quickly resulted in them entering the median mortality rate in the civilized "Western" world, Sweden remains at the 5,000 dead and 80,000 positive cases range for four months now since June. In exchange for economic and sociocultural sanity, I call that acceptable, their partnership of government and citizen a success. And to think that our country is not one of those where the China Virus thrives well and kills hard.
He lets Chinese criminals off the hook so it is just fair that he allow a visiting American military personnel who was a young man when he murdered a young Filipina to now be deported. Or maybe Duterte empathized with the guy who felt violated when he found out that the "Filipina" who enticed him to sexual congress and senate was actually also a young man, a he, one who had been taking dangerous feminizing drugs.
Aside from our dehumanizing barangay gay pageant culture and lousy justice system, our confrontation with reputedly the deadliest disease epidemic in history is managed by a health department that disseminates nonsensical advisories in the Tagalog national language. Do not expect the government to begin taking this seriously until they know that the number of Covid millionaires has already been surpassed by the number of China Virus dead (worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/philippines 3,875 Deaths).
How much more are we going to accept the expansion of intrusive government (central and local) in the Philippines? This stray FB capture of the Robredo and PNP news reports from September 12 beg this question. There's also one with the president thanking the people for their total obedience and crediting government control as the bestest means to control the virus of his friend China. The national police wants us to spy on each other the way it is done by the communists and Robredo wants you to sign up with her "employment" website. In both cases your online engagement allows them to capture your personal information via Google-FB browserspycode. Too much government. It was conservative politician Ronald Reagan who warned his countrymen there is no problem that government cannot make worse.
September 1, 2020
Black Panther matters
The Black Panther is no longer with us. Here was a man who lived on for the few years he had left as fully as humanly possible. He'd also portrayed men who were real life heroes, a Supreme Court justice and a baseball pro. We should all be so ashamed of our cowardly response to the Chinese virus in contrast to his stoic courage. It also comes to my mind that America is not a racist country, much of the world is racist. Not racist is my explanation why in 2018 Black Panther outgrossed the American box office take of Avengers Infinity War. Not so elsewhere because no other country takes liberty and equality as seriously as America.
Our Lady brought us a critical message last century and last week a movie about her only confirmed appearance in modern times was released in America. The Passion of the Christ (2004) is the only contemporary religious film to make all-time top fifteen and I do not expect that regrettable fact to change. I used to open boxofficemojo weekly to check on how much Hollywood-Disney has disintegrated filmdom to the nirvana of emptiness. It seems theaters are reopened in North America and it will be a blessing for us to also witness on screen our Mother's warning to humankind.
China practices slavery to this day just as in our past it was customary in Philippine regions not Christianized by Spain. We were made better by Spain and so did America. I think you know what country is only going to make us worse because it already has done so much harm.
Senator Nancy Binay slammed the DOH for its pronouncement that it is too early to conclude that COVID-9-infected Chinese tourists, who visited the country this year, helped spread the virus. Binay to DOH: Explain origin of COVID-19 infection in PH
Sen. Nancy Binay rebuked the DOH for twisting facts and sowing misinformation on the origins of COVID-19 in the Philippines and how it started spreading in the country. mb.com.ph/2020/08/30/doh-slammed-for-misinformation-on-covid-origin-in-ph
217,396 cases August 31, 2020
DOH eyes five hospitals for Sinovac vaccine trials gmanetwork.com/news/nation/753603
Metro Manila mayors recommending GCQ for another 30 days gmanetwork.com/news/metro/753579
For the first time in the history of the United States census, “Filipino” is included as a choice on questions pertaining to a respondent’s ethnicity. ‘Filipino’ added as ethnicity choice in US census
Your Philippines keeps on getting crazier everyday. I don't how much was expended to lobby and convince the US government that FILIPINO is an ethnic classification that exists outside the delusional imaginarium. Even corrupt pols like the Binays have reached their limits after eating too much government bullshit dispensed in this scamdemic we are mired in. Of course we know why there are people who want to absolve China and the Chinese of blame. They get many rewards for turning us into China's province. Insufficient laboratory monkeys in Wuhan too for the Sinovac biological weapon but there's no shortage of human guinea pigs in Manila-Cebu hospitals to sell to China.
Undanga na ninyo ang tinonto sa virus sa Insik
Could we have overdone this business of across-the-board lockdowns?
We are on record as having imposed the longest and toughest lockdown in the region. Still, we have the highest case numbers among the ASEAN countries.
To be sure, that strategy (whatever its merits might be) produced an economic landscape that resembles Beirut after that huge explosion.
Poverty kills too. --Alex Magno (The Philippine Star) August 22, 2020
August 25, 2020
In 1987 Cory and Marcos begat a bastard
ONE News: The Philippine National Police and the Department of National Defense assured the public they would not support any call for a revolutionary government while Malacañang said it had nothing to with it. August 24, 2020 NONSENSE: Call For Revolutionary Government Dismissed For Being Unconstitutional; No Probe, Charges Against Convenors
Gerald Ford in an quick quote by conservative intellectual Jay Nordlinger, taken from a NationalReview podcast this year with Kevin Williamson: "Government that is big enough to give you all that you want is also big enough to take away everything you have."
Now what does the above have to do with the alleged plot of the minions, cronies and Pekingese sponsors of Duterte to take over the country as completely as they can this late in the day? First we need to go back to why Duterte was a popular candidate for president late in 2015. The perception of voters was such that he was the only one who had the testicles to dare change the system that politically, socially and culturally decays the Philippines. Based on prior attempts to attack the essentially unchanged system we've had throughout the Cory-Marcos generations, the reality was that only right after his inauguration in mid-2016 could the president have pulled off a revolutionary self-putsch that would lead into system change. And that could have gone either north or south, left or right if his heart back then had been dead set on change.
And now they're contemplating some sort of coup (like the recent one in Mali) or are still rumormongering congressional amendment of the Cory Constitution. The reason this is total nonsense is that there is no more time. And if they force things in taking the illegal path of coercion, the more so we'd have no reason to entrust systemic alteration to a cabal that has proven itself addicted to expanding central government power that had already been too much to begin with. Ford was correct in warning us that big bad government is a threat to life, liberty and property. To trust Duterte and company is suicide. He promised federalism and gave us China's coronavirus.
The Bayan coalition of nationalist communists dismissed revolutionary talk as a diversionary tactic and I really think these hypocrites are on the mark considering that their life goal is revolution as the path to tyrannical power. Let's face it, government of 2016-2022 is more corrupt and more incompetent than the one from 2010-2016 and there is every reason to believe that the next one in 2022-2028 will be marked by worse incompetence and worse corruption. A Duterte-led revolution to avert all that? Not through an admin this corrupt and this incompetent. It has surfaced only now but there is a faction in the military committed to opposing the China-Duterte axis.
Parlade hits lack of gov’t action to stop China incursions, reclamations globalnation.inquirer.net/190395/parlade-hits-lack-of-govt-action-to-stop-china-incursions-reclamation
Plenty of political will out there in making the public suffer the Chinese pandemic while zero political will against being ruled by the evil communist-fascists of China. It all boils down to the unamendable constitution, the one that makes it easy for officials to profit from the Chinese coronavirus. Coronavirus and constitution, hard to say which one they love better.
I concede the unfairness of calling the 1987 Constitution the Cory Constitution but only because this leaves out credit to someone who should be memorialized properly by calling it Cory-Marcos constitution. It is their BongNoy lovechild. El bastardo invincible.
The fake federalism bayanihan Tagalog supremacist nationalism constitution initiative failed to move beyond the private committee stage because it essentially was the same Cory-Marcos constitution. The constitution that in 1987 replaced the 1972 Constitution was not a copy of the original 1972 edition, in fact Marcos mostly ignored or at times mangled this legitimate constitution while doing his kleptodictatorial thing. I can't even remember a single moment in my life wherein the existence of the 1972 Constitution was perceptible in the slightest.
This constitution we currently have, this Cory-Marcos s.o.b., had the political perversities of the Marcos kleptodictatorship codified in gobbledygook provisions that reward official malfeasance, force on us degrading livelihoods and turn elections into buy and sell wet markets filthier than Wuhan. But it does a good job of pretending to be "democratic" to those who do not know any better.
IS militants claim responsibility for Sulu blasts m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1326794
DOH logs 2,965 new COVID-19 cases; total now at 197,164 m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/1326838
Jihad bombings and domination by China of their province Philippines, is there more we need to suffer or is there a certain national pride in achieving the 200,000 infected mark? While government branches were too busy "working" on their magnificent new anti-terror law, they failed to stop the national police from killing Army Intelligence operatives in Sulu tasked to hunt Islamic Jihad terrorists. Please do not despair too much my friends.
And so we end with the Oratio Imperata for coronaveerusonenine. When will we learn to trust God more than state "solutions" and deal honestly with the true enemy (whether in prayer or in deed)? If one man can get hit by the worst coronavirus in history and then live to be 116 years old, I see not one single good reason to cooperate with the government's plan to have us die in fear. I will never be unsuspicious of a government whose government motto is in government we trust. Wait, it seems that there is a hush-hush treatment for the China virus that is being secretly and selectively administered to VIPs like Bong Revilla. So, there is no cause anymore to foolishly wait for Duterte's vaunted Russian Sputnik vaccine.
August 19, 2020
Appreciating the conservative work of Phyllis Schlafly
Kamala, Hillary, Elizabeth Pocahontas? A far better American woman there was in the 1950s who remained a force in world politics until 2016. FX cable had a series about this conservative hardliner's six decade commitment to her family's cause. Phyllis was a traditionalist conservative role model who'd fit into the FAR RIGHT scaremongering of left-sympathizing BBC and by worse exemplars of the mainstream media.
BBC News 6 June 2020 Coronavirus: Far-right Rome protest turns briefly violent
'Anything they wanted to take, they can take': BLM throws support behind Chicago looters after $60M in damages _ foxnews.com/us/black-lives-matter-holds-rally-chicago-support-arrested-looting-unrest
Washington Post accused of ‘sounding like Antifa's publicist’ with glowing feature on Portland protesters _ foxnews.com/media/washington-post-antifa-publicist-glamorous-feature-portland
'Anything they wanted to take, they can take': BLM throws support behind Chicago looters after $60M in damages _ foxnews.com/us/black-lives-matter-holds-rally-chicago-support-arrested-looting-unrest
Anyone holding a public demonstration who is neither genderistician nor socialisticacious is automatically far right according to New York Times, etc. The footage at the conclusion of the Schlafly story on FX turned out to be facially accurate insofar as portrayal of the 1970s feminists is concerned. But not being familiar with our conservative heroine, it surprised me that the real Phyllis Schlafly was more feminine than as portrayed by Cate Blanchett, an actress underrated for her intensive subtlety. For far too many years have showrunners found artistic merit in villainizing sociopolitically conservative men and women.
By my measure more conservative than Reagan himself, she was a girl of uncommon strength, the kind of girl who deserves to be the first woman president. Phyllis Schlafly, Catholic Republican, very highly educated housewife and mother of many, author of books on nuclear arms race and false liberation-rights movements of the left.
Though she fought the communists and gender disruptors, few probably know what she would have said about the Hagia Sophia museum, the great cathedral of Constantinople up to the 1400s, converted once more by the dictator of Turkey back to a full time mosque. But her words would not be words of weakness.
Pope Francis responded by saying that his "thoughts go to Istanbul," adding: "I think of Santa Sophia and I am very pained."
The head of the Eastern Orthodox Church, Patriarch Bartholomew I, warned that the conversion of the building would "disappoint millions of Christians" and fracture two worlds.
BBC July 24, 2020
The Catholic Church is supposed to be beacon to the world but I do not see the light, maybe just the tail light as its leaders submit to the leadership of "progressivist" governments and tyrants. Witness them bend to the fads of nationalism and trendy maleducation.
CBCP to gov't: Be open to scientific insights, learn from ASEAN peers' success in containing COVID-19 August 13, 2020
“Ito ang Salita ng Diyos sa language mo.”
After ilang minutes, may nakapansin ulit kay Peter at sinabi sa kanya, ‘Isa ka sa mga kasamahan nila.’ Pero sumagot si Peter, “Hindi po ako ’yun, sir!” After one hour, may lalaking nag-insist, “Sure ako, kasama ni Jesus ang taong ito, kasi taga-Galilea din sya.” (Luke 22:58-59)
“Sobrang na-shock ako sa inyo. Ang dali n’yo namang tinalikuran ang Diyos. Imagine, sobrang bait n’ya at pinadala n’ya si Christ sa atin. Ang Diyos mismo ang pumili sa inyo, tapos ngayon, ine-entertain n’yo ang ibang Gospel?” (Galatians 1:6)
Dear Bishop, my advice in regard to giving science its due regard is that you make up your own mind about the misinformation spread by government since March about the China coronavirus. And may God have mercy on your souls if you make the above sample the unified liturgy. Tagalog is not my language. Ditto your jejemon version.
Mandatory use of face shields ‘overkill’ – Imee “It could be localized or voluntary, but mandatory is an overkill,” she said. “Which other country has imposed face shields and made their use with face masks mandatory?” mb.com.ph/2020/08/13/mandatory-use-of-face-shields-overkill-imee
Hard to imagine that a family member of the kleptodictatorial Marcoses would be the one to say such a thing. It is a yardstick of how much senselessness has taken over the entire government.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Locsin blames virus surge on health bureaucrats July 20, 2020 health bureaucrats...merchants of death
THURSDAY Aug 13
Gov't names more anti-coronavirus czars as cases rise
By CNN Philippines Staff Jul 13, 2020
56,259 positive cases in the country... 1,534 died
If Thursday and Friday are accurate (the test kits mostly not false kits and death certs mostly not fabricated, big ifs) then we should give thanks to the anti-coronavirus czars for infections tripling and deaths nearly doubling in a period of one month. Also, if you want to know what Hygiene Theater is, ask Tagalogista ex-supremo Ambeth Ocampo. He says it is the theatrical mime-acting of hand spraying, temp scanning, confined misting, and road disinfecting (mostly involving unknown harmful substances), all of which contribute to a false sense of security that all in all does nothing to protect you from the actual modalities of China coronavirus transmission. We have an enemy, we just choose to be blind.
(The Philippine Star) Roberto R. Romulo - July 31, 2020 Making China pay for its crimes gmanetwork.com/news/nation/751851/philippines-covid-19-cases-breach-169-000-with-4-836-new-infections August 19
By Johanna Son (Bangkok-based editor)
It is not just Thailand that is coping better than the Philippines. Nearly every country in Southeast Asia, from Malaysia to Laos to Cambodia, is. Several governments flooded their societies with information, online and offline. No country has seen their police force round up people without masks and pack them in gymnasiums, like the Philippines has done in its security-grounded response. Other Southeast Asian nations have, in fact, gone the other way and distributed free masks. Using lockdowns to wait it out, or wait for a vaccine that is far from a certainty, seems like dancing at the edge of a cliff.
Ambassador Albert del Rosario (The Philippine Star) July 20, 2020
Making China pay for its crimes
gmanetwork.com/news/nation/751851/philippines-covid-19-cases-breach-169-000-with-4-836-new-infections August 19
Trump and Duterte were both judged undeserving candidates right here in DILA back in 2016. Neither one has the requisite moral and intellectual qualifications nor were they real members of a political party. Not one of them possesses anything close to high character. Trump however has hewed by and large to the expectations of his party of convenience, the Republican Party.
Schlafly picked Trump as her president and even if she did not live long enough to celebrate his election, she'd be proud of most of what he's done for America. Trump has at least tried to please the Republican Party and many good results have come out of this. I still have no clue which "political" party in the Philippines our president belongs to. There are some who speculate that his sponsor, the Chinese Communist Party, owns him.
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