Deafening SILENCE greets Cory Aquino’s 10th death anniversary

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Today is actually the tenth anniversary of the death of former President Corazon “Cory” Aquino. That’s a pretty significant milestone. Most people make a big deal about a round-figure anniversary. This year, however, we aren’t seeing any big commemoration extravaganzas bathed in the colour yellow. EDSA is all business-as-usual — still the massive smoke-belching parking lot that it is on most days.

Perhaps media had a bit to learn from the last several years. A huge proportion of Mrs. Aquino’s photos since 1986 show her dressed in yellow. This makes things a bit tricky given that yellow has since become a poisoned partisan colour. Testament to this is how much of the broader Opposition campaign collateral has been purged of the colour yellow — which leads one to wonder whether the term “Yellowtard” still holds true.

This evident moving of the ideological goal posts over the last several years symbolised by the mysterious disappearance of the Yellow colour is what the Opposition need to reconcile — at least amongst themselves. The Inquirer reports on this day Liberal Party leader Kiko Pangilinan’s call to action for the occasion…

According to Pangilinan, “enemies of freedom” are now using digital media and technology in an attempt to revise history and “spread the propaganda erasing this triumph of democracy.”

“Won our freedom in Edsa. We must protect our freedom and our history against revisionism,” he explained.

…which leads one to wonder — isn’t the purging of the yellow colour from the Yellow brand a form of historical revisionism?

The yellow colour, after all, has left an indelible mark in Philippine history since 1983 when it became a symbol of the “martyrdom” of the late former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Jr. on the tarmac of the airport that now bears his name. Countless volumes of The Yellow Pages were shred and used as confetti in countless rallies along Ayala Avenue when yellow was venerated as the king-making colour across many partisan camps (save, perhaps, for the communists).

It is therefore a bit dishonest of the stalwarts and foremost “thought leaders” of the Aquino-Cojuangco camp that they now treat the colour yellow as a source of shame and, more pointedly, a symbol of electoral failure. If this camp — the Yellowtards — walked their conviction as much as they talk it, they would stand by their partisan colours. Unfortunately, they dishonour the memory of the lady who once wore the colour with pride.

If one just has to be a Yellowtard, be one with pride. Grow a couple and get out there dressed in your best yellow garb and flash the “L” hand gesture again. Right there on EDSA where it all began, beshies.

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9 Comments on “Deafening SILENCE greets Cory Aquino’s 10th death anniversary”

  1. Yellow is the color of traffic lights and signs indicating caution all over the world. In China, adult movies are referred to as yellow movies. … Bright “marigold” yellow may be associated with death in some areas of Mexico. The foul-smelling human faeces are yellow too!

    In short, when you see yellow, be careful! – It’s either danger lies ahead or dirt you wouldn’t want hands to get in contact with!

    1. And let’s ban any of the songs that contains yellow like the “Yellow Submarine” and “Tie up the yellow ribbon”. It’ll bleed your ears literally! 😀

  2. Kiko Pangilinan is a ” monkey running dog” of the Aquino Cojuangco political axis, who still wants to Delude the ignorant Filipinos, that EDSA was a “democratic revolution”. EDSA was Fake News, made by the U.S./C.I.A. Disinformation Agency and the Philippines mainstream media that became the propaganda machine of the Aquino Cojuangco political axis.

    It was Fake News, that became Fake History, taught in our grade schools and universities.

    Cory Aquino and the Aquino Cojuangco families were the financial supporters of the New Peoples’ Army and the Communist Party of the Philippines.

    During the the Cory Aquino era; the New Peoples’ Army and the Communist Party of the Philippines grew in strength. CPP Supremo Jose Maria Sison, was freed from jail, and was sent to exile in Amsterdam, Neatherland. Some of the communist politburos, became partylist Congress people, siphoning our taxpayers’ money to finance their fight to overthrow the Philippine government. Bernabe Buscayno, alias “Kumander Dante” of the New Peoples’ Army, was on daily speaking tour thruout the Philippines. And, Cory Aquino, controlled the AFP fight against the NPA. The Crook, Fidel Ramos, who was a complicit, complained about it…

    What you see is what you get, in the late, Cory Aquino. She was not a Saint; nor a Heroine. She was a fraud, a political opportunist , and an amoral person…

    Wake up fellow Filipinos…the Fake History of the EDSA is still being taught in our schools. The monuments of these political frauds are still standing. ..Manila International Airport and Rizal Memorial Stadium are still named Aquinos…And the smirking faces of , Ninoy Aquino and Cory Aquino are still in our currency !

    1. If you think that the dump of an airport in Manila is any way to honour someone, THINK AGAIN ! NAIA is a DUMP, a disgrace to anyone whose name is on it !!!

      Maybe the fact that NAIA Airport in Manila is one of the worst airports in the world is that way for a reason, eh? TO DISHOUR THE PERSON IT IS NAMED AFTER ! I know I would not want my name on that fuckin dump.

  3. The day of the funeral procession I was in a hotel across the street from the USA Embassy, the BayFront Hotel, Yellow Cab Pizza is down the block next to a Starbucks. Not a bad hotel….I was in town to see NINE INCH NAILS @ Araneta Coliseum that very night ! August of 2009, the concert ROCKED…Trent Reznor and his buddies kicked ass and I remember not caring a good God Damn as I watched the Semi-Trailer that had Mrs Aqiuino’s coffin on it with a Flag Draped over it w/one soldier next to it standing at attention as it went right past me on UNITED NATIONS BLVD @ 12:30 PM that Saturday Morning before the show @ 8PM later that night !!
    I was there and did not give a $#!T ! I wasd in Manila to see NINE INCH NAILS, not Cory Aquino’s Funeral procession.

  4. If there is a proper comparison between Sorry…err i mean Cory Aquino and the Yellow color they both signify poop. Just think, the Yellows made this country a sorry sight that practically made us into “waste” which is basically the color of crap. The mess they made of this country is too great that it is like untying the Gordian Knot. Too bad, their political comeback seems over and done with … no wonder the Ocho Derecho candidates end up at the septic tank!

  5. Who cares about that no good former president. No one cares about her except her rabid ilk and followers. 😛

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