Monthly Archives: December 2009

Noted blogger Manuel L Quezon III (MLQ3) takes a POSITION on Charter Change!

The above title notwithstanding, there is a bigger lesson that I will go into towards the end of this blog entry. But for now, this morning’s brief engagement with one of our society’s most esteemed leaders in the field of … Continue reading

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The Official Profile of Benigno "Noynoy" Cojuangco Aquino III

I don’t have a crystal ball but at the rate things are going, I have a strong feeling that Noynoy Aquino is going to win the 2010 presidential elections. One only has to look at the trend of how most … Continue reading

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Ten Predictions for 2010

It’s that time of the year again when we review the year just passed and look ahead to the next one. I haven’t gotten to the reviewing part yet. Looking back on the frenzy that was 2009 is still a … Continue reading

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The Philippines : flaccid mongrels ruled by gutless bozos

The Noted One made the following remark in a comment in his article The platform problem apparently in response to understandably adamant challenges to politicians to shut up and cough up a proper platform that is actually useful for the … Continue reading

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How to become a successful Filipino

A lot of Filipinos have an identity crisis. You can spot these sorts a mile away. They are the ones who shout out “I am proud to be Filipino!” as if they hold a monopoly over harbouring such a sentiment. … Continue reading

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Koreans: The Philippines' next colonial masters

I came across an interesting piece in Reyna Elena‘s popular collective blog BarrioSiete.com. Its title “Bulgogi Nights: A Country Prostituted Again!“, pretty much is a dead give away of its author’s (who goes by the handle johnonymous) lament — that … Continue reading

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"Shocked" and "awed" in Imperial Manila

Here now lies the whole trouble with the inbred Philippine Media community and its boys’ club of mutually high-fiving Establishment “bloggers”. While so much ire, speculation, and hearsay “reporting” directed at a who’s-who of bozos in Imperial Manila (revolving around, … Continue reading

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