OCHA Uson resigns. Mocha Uson is fired. Even Mocha Uson can’t get the facts straight how she left. P.S. It might be fake news after all. Mocha on her Senate run: Bakbakan na. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on eating infested rice: Bukbokan na.
There is a Red October happening, says police. They are looking for plotters in schools, but only found red failing marks.
They said schools showing films about Martial Law is teaching young people to rebel. Marcos said the same of our favorite anime Voltes V before and cancelled that show. We never knew the ending then. But we knew how the Marcos’ presidency ended.
Police to UP students: You’re wasting government money by joining rallies and rebellion. What good is it to rant? UP Students: We are Iskolar ng Bayan, not Iskolar ni Congressman o Pangulo.
When our parents are reeling from high prices and endo, from toxic fake news, from Lumad killings, Shouldn’t we give a damn? A mayor said ACT teachers asking for salary increases are terrorists. She must be thinking about “terror teachers” in her high school days. “We are terrorized by high prices,” said teachers. Three revolutions happened in October. China had it twice. October 10, 1911: Chinese people toppled the monarchial Ching Dynasty and built the republic.
October 1, 1949, communists led by Mao drove away the Generalissimo and established socialist China.
October 25, 1917, the Russian Bolsheviks seized power from the tsar and the young republic. That is how Red October got its name. Some said “socialism is dead” in this time of globalization, but the specter of Red October haunts the president.
Police say red and yellow are destabilizing the government.
But people see red as fuel and prices go spiraling out of control. TRAIN leaving a wreck to the economy. Destabilization? Blame the economic think tanks. But Diokno said prices will go down. That’s the law. Diokno’s no Newton, and economy is not science. It’s greed. They see red. We see red. October is counting the days.