More Baseless Facts About the Government and Political Figures
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No. 51: Miriam Defensor-Santiago started speaking at 2 months and 2 days. Her first words were ‘colloquy’ and ‘basal ganglia.’
No. 52: Jejomar Binay is the only known survivor of spontaneous human combustion in the Philippines.
No. 54: Manuel V. Pangilinan was a three-time member of the Mythical 5 Selection when he was playing as a shooting guard for the San Beda Red Cubs.
No. 55: Leila De Lima admitted she’s had only two boyfriends in her entire life, her ex-husband and her current lover.
No. 56: When Noynoy Aquino “promised” in 2010 that he would sign a waiver on his bank accounts if elected president, he was misquoted.
No. 57: Ninety-six percent of the members of both Houses of Congress have dollar accounts. They did not declare them in their SALNs.
No. 58: Lito Atienza was born in Hawaii.
No. 59: The Book of Revelations was edited by Amando Doronila.
No. 60: In exchange for their belated withdrawal of support for Renato Corona, the Iglesia ni Cristo gets to choose the next Chief Justice.
No. 61: Juan Miguel Zubiri was a founding member of the UP Pep Squad.
No. 62: Presidential speechwriter Mai “Walang pogi dito & the wine sucks” Mislang married a Vietnamese last month.
No. 63: Five percent of Filipino Catholic priests are gay; 10 percent have kids. The rest are liars.
No. 64: The name K+12 referring not to an assault rilfe but to DepEd’s basic education program was the brainchild of gun enthusiast and political adviser Ronald Llamas.
No. 65: Future Cebu representative Annabelle Rama was a deaf-mute in her past life.
No. 66: Marketing and PR executives representing Chevron, Pilipinas Shell and Petron secretly meet twice every month for ‘synergy.’
No. 67: Tito Sotto is Ciara Sotto’s first pole dancing instructor. The comedian/lawmaker holds pole dancing classes when the Senate is in recess.
No. 68: CPP-NPA Founder Jose Maria Sison was born in Shenzen, China in 1939. His Chinese father, Hu Shang Ling and half-Vietnamese mother Tuc Ni Neng immigrated to the Philippines when he was two.
No. 69: Fugitive ex-congressman Ruben Ecleo has a parasitic twin.
No. 70: As per hospital records, Joker Arroyo didn’t cry right after birth. He giggled. Hence, the name.
No. 71: Ninoy Aquino’s first girlfriend was Imelda Marcos.
No. 72: Fresh from UP, Francis Pangilinan’s first television stint was on the award-winning children’s show ‘Batibot.’ He was the voice of Kiko Matsing for five years.
No. 73: Ramon Revilla Sr’s youngest child is two years old.
No. 74: The Araneta-Roxas family has barred Jejomar Binay from attending events at the Big Dome.
No. 75: Archbishop Emeritus Oscar Cruz lost his innocence in Grade 5.
No. 76: Sharon Cuneta’s biological mother is not Elaine Gamboa-Cuneta but a retired fish vendor in Libertad Public Market in Pasay City.
No. 77: Bro. Mike Velarde and German Moreno have the same stylist and wardrobe consultant.
No. 78: Shalani Soledad was born on the exact day and hour Roman Romulo was defending his undergraduate thesis.
No. 79: TG Guingona’s ears are insured for one million pesos.
No. 80: At least one Tulfo is gay.
“An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.”
~ Minna Antrim
Quote of the Weak
“Doon siya magaling, doon siya magiging masaya. Sa loob-loob ko, baka pupuwede dahil si Jinggoy tataas sa ibang posisyon, so baka kailangan ng isang… kumbaga, isang lighter ambience o icebreaker, so baka puwedeng ibigay kay (Mommy) Alma.”
~Mark Anthony Fernandez on reports his mother, Alma Moreno is running for senator next year
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