From Rappler, excerpts: “Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella also clarified on Monday morning that the country will not be leaving the UN.” xxx “We are not decoupling. It was a matter of record, it was a statement,” said Abella during a press conference at Malacañang Palace (today). xxx “[President Duterte] was just basically stating the fact that the Philippines is a sovereign nation and should not be meddled with,” he added.
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Ay, hindi na tayo magiging Rogue Nation (Aw, shucks, we won’t be a Rogue Nation after all).
So, our status now is:
We are an ex-future Rogue Nation;
ex-future UN “exiter”;
ex-future exes with UN…
originally by Lolo Peter Cetera and Lola Cher, dedicated to Tatang Digong.
The soundcloud recording below is a cover. For those who want to hear the original version: pls click the YouTube vid below the soundcloud pod. As a bonus, Iron Man (when he was a kid), appears starting at 0.59 of the YouTube vid, (i’m not kidding), that is, Robert Downey Jr. at twentysomething…
“For here we are again;
I guess it must be fate.
We’ve tried it on our own,
But deep inside we’ve known
We’d be back
to set things straight…”