Saturday, June 04, 2011

Twitter notes, January-March 2011

I have been tweeting less this year, compared to say in December 2010 and November 2010. Anyway, here are my tweets in the first quarter of this eyar.

January 2011

@jimparedes To have sudden amnesia if you received P50M or not means he's just a bastard theft and he won't even apologize for it.

Arrived at Sing. Changi airport 3pm last Mon, back in Changi 8;45am Wed, probably the quickest among my foreign trips :-)

Heavy rains and flooding last night produced super-heavy traffic. Another day of dark and cloudy sky. Thanks it's a weekend.

Curiosity is the lust of the mind - Thomas Hobbes. He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe - Marcus Aurelius

@WAPolicyGreen Rabid environmentalism means expensive energy cost, which discourages business and job creation, and hurts the poor.

@maltiq Key is pay your bills on time. Let the card firms charge 5% a mo. or more and collect nothing as people pay on time.

@Karen_DaviLa PCGG is old, shd have self-destructed. Since it did not, it shd be abolished. Let existing anti-corruption agencies do d work

The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds -- Isaiah Berlin (h/t Larry Reed)

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Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. ~ Epicurus

Two new papers on climate, "UAH-RSS temp trend line 2002-10", and "Climate dementia and flooding",

Two new papers, "Supply curve of a monopolist part 3", and on "anti-smoke belching",

Some eco-lunatics want to stop genetic modification in food. Rice, chicken, pork, corn, tilapia, bangus, they eat & enjoy are already GM.

N.East monsoon prevailing over N. & C. Luzon. Diffused tail-end of a cold front affecting Southern Luzon and Visayas - daily PAGASA advisory

Went to fairview this morning to watch team time trial race in neopolitan cycling club. Rains aborted my visit to d club. Maybe no race too?

After several not-so-cloudy days, rainshowers were back in M.Manila today. Cold front is back in Luzon after hitting Visayas & Mindanao.

CO2 is useful gas, we exhale it, animals exhale it. Our crops & trees need it. Thats real science. CO2 is pollutant. Thats voodoo science

neo-liberal, neo-conservative, neo-socialist, neo-capitalist, neo-marxist, neo-classical, neo-communist, neo-n lyts.. neo labels are idiotic

Sunspot number still at 1/4 of projected level. Solar ap index back at only 3. Prepare for long global cooling.

The Phils has no external security threat. China will get richer if it will send thousands of containers of cheap goods than sending tanks.

Unlike last month, cloudy sky this week is only half-day or up to abt 2pm, then sunny. Last month, cloudy whole day almost everyday.

February 2011

2 quotes fr Seneca: One crime has to be concealed by another.... The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable. H/t philoquotes

No man is free who is not master of himself - Epictetus. The approach of liberty makes even an old man brave - Seneca. H/t philoquotes

Lady gaga is on fire, she can cause fire. She's hot, she wants it hot, and "poker face" can cause global warming, :-)

Post-valentine quote fr a friend: Ayoko nang magmahal. Mahal ang pagkain, gasolina, kuryente, pasahe, etc. Iibig na lang ako :-)

My papers on "drug price control" in top 10 in google, bing & yahoo, papers on "IPR & health" too,

Everything government touches turns to crap - Ringo Starr. Human progress is furthered, not by conformity, but by aberration - H.L. Mencken.

Egyptian Pres. to change his name, from Hosni Mubarak to Mubarak Mubama :-)

@TgGuingona Suicide cannot really be considered as "untimely death" as it is a premeditated and planned action.

@ryan_chua We respect the dead, but the rule of law must prevail even after their death,

My 2 papers today on mil corruption & the general's suicide: part 1 and part 2

Laws = prohibitions. More prohibitions, for ord. mortals but officials of the state & their friends are exempted. Corruptionn is born.

The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws - Tacitus. When laws multiply, morality declines - Confucious.

2 new papers on mil. corruption "Privatization of peace & order" and "Corruption in d mil. part 2"

2 new papers on health, "Fat and capital accumulation" and "Population and development"

2 cartoons on Al Gore and "warming causes cooling", and

@gpph For warming fanatics, more raiins, more flood, is also due to man-made warming. So more envl regulations, more taxation, more rackets

2 of our wedding godmothers died of cancer. Ninang Telly buried this afternn. Life can be short, diseases can be merciless. We just move on.

Of the 31 days last month, only abt 5-7 were sunny. The rest cloudy, with occasional rains in afternn or evening, M.Manila & nearby provnces

If kids will help their ageing parents someday, it's proof that the latter were successful in raising responsible kids, not spoiled brats

Parents shd not expect too much that their kids will help them when they grow old. Raising kids is pursuing personal happiness by itself.

@comm_larrazabal They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.—B.Franklin

March 2011

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Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. ~ Seneca

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There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. ~ Seneca

@Karen_DaviLa Intention is prelude to action. Coercion is prelude to violence.

@Karen_DaviLa Don't impose too many restrictions n prohibitions, nor give too many subsidies and bail-out measures if they do stupid things

The Philippines, other countries came from under the sea because of earthquakes and volcanoes. Thank you EQs and volcanoes.

My 1st book, about public health policy - Health Choices and Responsibilities,

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When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income. ~ Plato

The superior man is modest in his speech but exceeds in his action - Aristotle. He who i's not a good servant won't be a good master - Plato

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