Monthly Archives: May 2010

Election and everyday fraud: every citizen is to blame for allowing it to happen

Filipinos seem tired. For some reason they just want to move on from the election. Maybe the campaign jingles have proven too much to bear and any further exposure to them after the 10th of May just might make them … Continue reading

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Transition of power – Philippines: Abangan ang susunod na kabanata…

Noted blogger Manuel L Quezon III provides us with a very informative piece on the rich traditions and symbolisms ingrained into the process of a new President assuming his office in Malacanang. In his recent piece Notes for the coming … Continue reading

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In the News: The 2010 Elections was 'a new People Power'

The lowness of the standards we apply to ourselves never ceases to amaze me. Even while we aspire to world-class achievement, we measure ourselves using scales that make our uniquely-Filipino flavor of mediocrity look golden. So too in what we … Continue reading

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Filipino Family Values: A Source of Dysfunction

Way I see it, our family values were really designed to make Filipino families broken and dysfunctional. The Filipino family was sabotaged from within, and thus is a cause of our country’s problems. Continue reading

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Does Noynoy Aquino have a separation anxiety disorder?

Noynoy Aquino seems to be suffering from separation anxiety disorder. Separation anxiety disorder is a psychological condition in which the individual experiences excessive worry over parting from home or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment. … Continue reading

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Noynoy and Tito Sam

In a move that actually took many interested observers by surprise, recently-installed US Ambassador Harry Thomas and a coterie of Embassy officials paid a courtesy call to presumptive President Noynoy Aquino last Friday, prompted this bit of nausea-inducing “analysis” from … Continue reading

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Filipino voters: Clueless about what they have done

Political blogging is like a sport. Like any sport, you win some and you lose some. The idea is to play like Roger Federrer, stay cool, calm and composed even in defeat. Sometimes though, one can’t help but act a … Continue reading

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