Karaoke: Ang Kaibigan Kong Dilaw

Ang Kaibigan Kong DILAW
Song to the tune of Ang Boyfriend Kong Baduy by Cinderella

Ang aking Kaibigan
Mahilig sa twitter
Lagi sa twitter
Lahat ng Sabado
And when the kids go tweeting na
Lagi pa siyang nauuna
At ang tweet pala niya
Ay paliging #RORO

‘Yan ang Kaibigan ko
Di ko ma-take ang gusto
Siya ay “in” na “in”
Ngunit “out” pa rin
Ang Kaibigan kong DILAW, DILAW

Ang aking Kaibigan
Ang groovy magdamit
At kung sa porma
Mahirap lamangan
But when we go out malling na
Kulay ng polo niya’y yellow
Dilao ang sapatos niya
Kulay lutong mais ang medyas

‘Yan ang Kaibigan ko
Di ko ma-take ang gusto
Siya ay “in” na “in”
Ngunit “out” pa rin

Ang Kaibigan kong DILAW, DILAW
Ang Kaibigan kong
DILAW, DILAW

Siya ay “in” na “in”
Ngunit “out” pa rin
Ang Kaibigan kong DILAW, DILAW

‘Yan ang Kaibigan ko
Di ko ma-take ang gusto
Siya ay “in” na “in”
Ngunit “out” pa rin

Ang Kaibigan kong
DILAW, DILAW
Ang Kaibigan kong DILAW, DILAW

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Whose Afraid Of (And Angry at) Rody Duterte?

It would be interesting to see if what has been labelled the rape joke of Duterte will affect his big for the Presidency. Already in Social Media there has been an outpouring of opinions that come from unsurprisingly irate voters from all sides. And the teams from the other candidates have been busier than hornets stinging Duterte and his followers. Agsin it will be interesting to see if this will spell doom for the Duterte bid. But lets put this aside for now and try to ask some questions.

First, there is no excuse for a joke about rape but what was more disturbing the joke or the reaction of the audience every time it was said. And given it was said repeatedly over the years that it only caught the attention now just in time to address the surge of Duterte in the poll?

Second, There is no doubt Duterte must be called on this and there is also no doubt that voters may drop him because of this. But does this mean we forget other sins of the other candidates like corruption and incompetence.? Corruption that stole the tax payers monet and the incompetence that led to the traffic from Hell, Trains that behave like rocket ships, brown-outs, Yolanda, the HK bus tragedy, Mamasapano and Kidapawan (to name a few)?

Third, True Duterte may be ill-bred and uncouth, he will cause more social boo-boos and outrage people. Does it mean we also forget the corruption, incompetence, hubris and conspiracy to spin/and cover it up as well if the other candidates are well-bred?

Fourth, Duterte is a self-proclaimed strong man ; A man who gets the job done and this reputation does not sit well with a number of people. But why does it sit well with others? Is it because of the perception that crime is rampant and the government has gone flaccid and dysfunctional i.e. impotent ? A Senate hearing nor a pr gimmick cannot stop a perceived crime wave and neglect of he people

Fifth, Duterte is from Mindanao and not part of political families lording for years at the national level. Does this scare those entrenched and used to playing a rigodon each time an election comes? Is this a vote of anger coming from outside Manila and within?

Sixth, Talking about morality. In this contest when morality issue is thrown around, rather liberally, it comes to mind of the kettle calling the pot black: (i) Government officials and civil servants unabashedly campaigning for a candidate as if their lives deepen on it; (ii) The use of government resources to aid a certain candidates; (iii) Buying opinion to create an illusion of a movement?

Seventh, The amusing way the other candidates and their supporters are caning Duterte serves two purposes (i) to chip at Duterte’s numbers and (ii) transfer these votes to their candidates. But who can predict where the exodus of votes will go? In the end they might go to another candidate they equally hate.

In the end Dutarte did created the controversy he is in. He needs to be schooled and he needs to learn he has lost support because of this. But do not forget there are candidates out there who are guilty of other crimes – equally abhorrent and anathema. And they must also be taught a lesson come election day.

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What if the 2016 Ph Election was a Shrek Karaoke Dance Party?

As the day of the Philippine National Election comes nearer it seems the exchanges by the contenders, their supporters and every one else seems to get nastier. This morning I was reminded of this when I chanced upon a video from the first Shrek movie, in particular the Karaoke Party. Using one’s imagination now can see the same scene except this time with faces from the national election. The reimagining of this scene made me smile and laugh. Here are the lyrics of the songs and their singers -reimagined as the 2016 Philippine National Election.

What if the Shrek – Karaoke Dance Party was sung by the personalities of 2016 Philippine National Election

[Shrek/Comelec]
Hi everybody and welcome to the Comelec and the 2016 Philippine Election Karaoke Dance Party!
I’m gonna bring it down with one of my personal favourites…

[Shrek/Comelec hugging PCOS machine w/ Smartmatic Label]
Don’t go changin’
To try and please me
You’ve never let me down before
mmmmmmm

[Grace Poe as Fiona]
I made it through the wilderness
You know i made it through ooh ooh ooh ooh
Didn’t know how lost I was until
I found you

[Duterte as Donkey]
Yeah! I like big butts and i cannot lie
You other brothers can’t deny
When a girl walks in
With an itty bitty waist and a round thing in your face you get

[Miriam as Thelonias]
Feelings…

[The MAR Boys Choir as Monsieur Hood and his Merry Men]
It’s fun to stay at the
YMCA
It’s fun to stay at the
YMCA
(ha ha ha ha ha)

[Binay as Gingerbread Man]
Do you really want to hurt me? (OW!)
Do you really want to make me cry?
(Ah ah ah ah)

[Mar as Farquad ]
Staying alive, staying alive!
(Oh oh oh oh)

[Yellow Netizen as Mr Wolf ]
Who let the dogs out?

[Duterte Netizen as the 3 little Pigs]
Who who who who?

[Opinionated Netizen as Mr. Wolf]
Who let the dogs out?

[Yellow Netizens as the 3 little pigs]
Who who who who? Yahoo!

[Duterte as Donkey]
I say get up, and dance to the music!
(dum dum ba dum dum dum da dum da dum)

[All]
Dance to the music
Dance to the music

[Chiz as Pinnochio]
All we need is a drummer!

[Bong Bong Marcos as the Magic Mirror ]
For people who only need a beat yeah!

([Duterte as Donkey] Yeah brake it down Green Girl!)
[Leni Robredo as Fiona on the drums]

[Gringo as Theonlias]
I’m gonna add some bottom!

[Binay as Gingerbread Man]
So that the dancers just won’t hide!

([Duterte as Donkey] Yeah, Take it Shrek!)

[Comelec as Shrek with the PCOS machine]
You might like to hear my organ

[Duterte as Donkey]
I said Ride, Sally Ride

[Comelec as Shrek and Grace Poe as Fiona]
I can’t see me lovin nobody but you
For all my life

[All]
Dance to the music
Dance to the music
Dance to the music (so happy together)
Dance to the music (so happy together)
Dance to the music (so happy togehter)
Dance to the music!

[Duterte as Donkey]
Hey Pinnochio, you wanna watch where you put that nose, man?

If you have not seen Shrek here is the clip:

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