Transit umbra, lux permanet
With LEDs, real sensors and data, this brancelt could be really cool. by MACrefuse by | paolamirai
President Ferdinand E. Marcos and the First Family ascending the main Palace staircase on the day of his 1969 inaugural. Read more on the tradition of a President’s first climb up the Malacañan Palace stairs.
The President who delivered the most State of the Nation Addresses was Ferdinand E. Marcos, who held power from December 30, 1965 to February 26, 1986. He delivered 20 SONAs. Above, President Marcos as he delivers his 1972 SONA, “Strength through Crisis, Growth in Freedom,” excerpted below:
Our continuing survival, no less than our hopes for a better life, will depend on how seriously and how honestly we make the effort to understand the times we live in.
Fortified by the trials we have undergone, the ordeals we have passed, our people can no longer be daunted by crisis in the days ahead. For they will be strong in the knowledge that each hardship surmounted and every crisis mastered can only strengthen the fiber and temper the soul of the nation.
Together we must, in unity, command our present and our future as a nation by converting dangers into opportunities, crisis into strength and today’s reverses into tomorrow’s momentum for advance. The alternative is for us all—the leadership of today regardless of partisan differences—to be judged as having defaulted our last clear chance to keep our country united—and free.
MUTUALIZES MACBOOK GIVEAWAY
As you all know, i host a lot of giveaways and my last two recently ended. If you want proof that they were legit go here. This macbook was originally going to be given away a few months ago but i changed blogs and kinda forgot about it as i had other giveaways running. I am hoping to make one lucky person happy by giving this away. And I hope this makes 2014 the best year of their life. Our family is pretty well off so none of us need to sell it for money. It was mine for a while and is in great condition and will be reformatted so nothing is on it. :)
Here’s how this will work:
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- Winner will be chosen like as if it were a raffle drawing. And will be contacted via tumblr messages, so make sure that you have that on/open.
- You have until May 20th, 2014 (australian date) to reblog this post. A winner will be chosen using a generator and then I will message them. If the winner doesnt reply within a week then I will choose different. I will post their URL on my blog too
- This giveaway will be shipped to anywhere in the world, I will be paying for shipping so don’t worry guys. Good luck!
- MacBook pro
- Original box
- Charger cable
- keyboard cover (blue)
- 32gb USB stick
Ends on May 20th, 2014 (australian date)
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MY FAVORITE DOCTOR - Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor (2011 - 2013) [x]
A lonely boy and his box, traveling through time and space.
Beauty companies and their generic fucking slogans wtf
indulge in the brush
~indulge in the brush~
In 1954, while the nation’s attention was glued to President Ramon Magsaysay, then Congressman Ferdinand Marcos briefly stole the limelight when he met Imelda Romualdez, Rose of Tacloban—who sometime later would be Mrs. Marcos.
Hartzell Spence, who wrote the Marcos biography, recalls how it happened:
About half an hour before midnight, Ferdinand Marcos, his speech concluded, entered the cafeteria and saw Imelda. He stood motionless for a moment, an action which did not go unnoticed by the canny politicians present, whose eyes miss nothing unusual. Other members of the house now drifted in. Marcos asked to be introduced to the fair stranger.
No one would do the honors between the Golden Voice of the North and the Rose of Tacloban. “I don’t want it on my conscience,” his best friend in the chamber told him. Others were equally adamant; by now Marcos had some reputation as a Lothario…Finally, Representative Jacobo Gonzales of Laguna in Southern Luzon, a friend of the Romualdez family and an old guerilla buddy of Ferdinand, who had a sense of both humor and destiny, stood the honor, and Imelda and Ferdinand met.
"Would you mind standing up?" the Ilocano asked Imelda.
Puzzled, she complied. He stood back to back with her, measured with his hand, verified that he was a half-inch taller than she. (She was in low heels and her hair was not piled high.)
"Fine," he said. "Everything else is okay." And turning to Congressman Gonzales he announced, "I’m getting married."