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Monthly Archives: September 2010
Shortly before Noynoy’s Excellent Adventure in the US, I took the opportunity to speculate on what the outcomes of his first state visit might be, and whether those might be good or bad signs for the Philippines’ near-term prospects. That the … Continue reading
I’m starting to wonder about this whole witch-hunt going on for the lords of jueteng (a lucrative illegal numbers game popular in the Philippines). Recently, a retired Catholic bishop called out the names of a number of folk supposedly in … Continue reading
Something occurred to me while I was watching footage of President Noynoy Aquino (P-Noy) eating a hotdog sandwich in New York City. I thought that perhaps P-Noy would be better off joining the circus. P-Noy is very good at talking … Continue reading
There was not much about the first report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) regarding the August 23, 2010 Rizal Park Hostage-taking incident that we didn’t already know or suspected. The report did give us specifics and an … Continue reading
For me, the recently released report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) headed by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima spelled out culpability at the operational level — breakdown in the chain of command, non-performance and lack of prudence … Continue reading
Popular blogger and “reporter” Ellen Tordesillas is at it again, drumming up support for her fallen “hero” mutineers which she lumped together into the category of mga sundalong lumaban kay Gloria Arroyo (“soldiers who battled [former President] Gloria Arroyo”). That … Continue reading
There is something wrong with some of our country’s so-called “thinking” elite. They don’t use their heads sometimes. They are supposed to guide the members of the public down the right path but much of what they say makes any … Continue reading
Isn’t it so ironic now how roles have been reversed. The once mightily self-righteous Philippine Media now stands before the “representatives” of the people, head bowed and lined up as one of the three chumps (the police and Malacanang being … Continue reading
The recent hostage tragedy in Manila on the 23rd of August 2010 involving now deceased former Philippine National Police officer Rolando Mendoza and eight now dead Chinese tourists triggered an outpouring of mixed emotions that included sorrow and remorse both … Continue reading
The Manila Bus Hostage Incident/Massacre was no isolated incident. It was an effect of everything our culture stands for. Our Filipino values, our system, our beliefs and of course, our corruption, all played into the event. Continue reading