Papa was a rolling stone


Public service is like a job fair; there’s a lot of mismatch.

Telcos offer so many “Unli” promo packages. Subscribers are asking Telcos to stop “UnliGreed.”
My message to PCOO in Tagalog:
Hindi po “nitpicking” yung “Rogelio,” “Norwegia” and Chinese program on PTV4. Sanay lang po kami sa tama. Sana po kayo din.”
(The “Rogelio,” “Norwegia” and Chinese program on PTV4 is not “nitpicking.” We are merely used to what is correct. We hope you, are too.)
No truth to the rumor that Google map and Wikipedia will ask the help of PCOO in locating Norwegia. As of this moment, they are trying to locate “Rogelio.”
Alam ba (Did you know) News?
Father’s Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Its first celebration was in the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910. Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children there. After hearing a sermon about Jarvis’ Mother’s Day at Central Methodist Episcopal Church in 1909, she told her pastor that fathers should have a similar holiday honoring them. Although she initially suggested June 5, her father’s birthday, the pastors did not have enough time to prepare their sermons, and the celebration was deferred to the third Sunday of June.


Have to share with you these jokes I found while browsing:
Who is the Winner?

The father of five children had won a toy at a raffle.

He called his kids together to ask which one should have the present.

“Who is the most obedient?” he asked.

“Who never talks back to mother? and

“Who does everything mother says?”

Five small voices replied in unison. “Okay daddy! You get the toy.”

A son named David asked his father to buy him a car. Seeing his dad displeased seeing him with long hair, David smartly said, “Hey Dad, even Jesus had long hair.” His father was not someone to be taken for a ride and smilingly replied, “Yes, Son, you’re absolutely right. And Jesus also walked everywhere he went.”


How often do you think of thanking your father for all the joys and all the little things he has done for you without expecting anything in return? Father’s Day is the ultimate time to catch up with your dad and have some fun time together, reliving old memories and making new ones and telling him that you care. Fathers are the reason why our lives are so special. Being a dad is not easy—

But wives say that having a husband is not easy at all.


I believe that Father’s Day is dedicated not only to fathers but also to “father figures.” A father figure could be an uncle or an aunt, a godfather, a single mother, or a friend.


On father and son relationship:
“Science teacher: When is the boiling point reached?
Science student: When my father sees my report card!”
Joe: What does your father do for a living?
Jon: He’s a magician. He performs tricks, like sawing people in half.
Joe: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
Jon: Yep, four half-sisters and a half-brother.”


News: Baguio gas prices lowered after outrage over P67/liter cost. Gasoline prices in this city soared to P65.95 to P67 per liter three weeks ago that could not be justified by the cost of transporting supplies from refineries in Bataan and La Union provinces, the Department of Energy (DoE) confirmed here on Thursday.

To our dear Baguio gas station owners, please bear in mind that gas pump prices are not determined by elevation.


Palace defends Duterte’s order vs “tambays” (literally “stand by,” usually referring to someone lazy and jobless). I think PRRD wants the same for Kadamay members not to make tambay on government housing for our soldiers and the police.

PNP assures proper procedures, respect for human rights in campaign vs. tambays. I wonder how they will deal with government officials who draw their salaries while making tambay and doing nothing.


DND Secretary Delfin Lorenzana: “Mr Sison, so easy for you to order the NPA to wage war and get killed while you are safely in the Netherlands enjoying a life of comfort and leisure. Your so-called army no longer listens to you.”

I have to agree. PRRD made some radical changes after two years. He adopted an independent foreign policy that veered away from what they call “Imperialist USA” (whose embassy they picketed over the years), gave free tuition to SUCs, gave P8 billion to give access to higher education, called for federalism to decentralize imperial Manila, moved to make Boracay an agrarian reform area, granted subsidies to PGH and ordered hospitals to accept patients without downpayments. Why are they still marching in? Isn’t these what they were fighting for?


I commend NDRRMC for texting message alerts at regular intervals during weather disturbances. I also commend policemen and traffic enforcers who brave the rains in making sure that traffic flows in order. I also give praise to media outlets that religiously keep us informed on situationers throughout the country. Let us always give credit where credit is due.


They say that PNP did not execute maximum tolerance and employed “violent dispersal” of NutriAsia contractual workers. I dislike violent dispersal as well but rallyists should also police their ranks as well. They must admit that their ranks are infiltrated with provocateurs who ignite violence by being rough and rude. Letting them in will betray their true intentions.


Wireless and broadband colossus AT&T on Thursday announced the closure of its $85-billion merger with media-entertainment conglomerate Time Warner. The Potus is not happy with this development. The largest US Telco now owns CNN, a Time Warner property. I do not think he will convince Verizon to merge with Fox News to even the playing field.

Good work, good deeds and good faith to all.

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