Category Archives: Government

It is in the Filipinos’ best interest that Noynoy stay alive until the 2016 elections are over

President Noynoy Aquino’s health has been a concern ever since the start of his term. He is known as an avid smoker. He claims that his job causes him an unbearable amount of stress. What doesn’t help is that he … Continue reading

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Down with the Colonial Apologists and Imperialists!

This is a reply to Mr. Hector Gamboa’s “Down with PC Police and Muslim Butt-Kissers!” which appeared at the GetRealPhilippines.COM, posted on April 25th. I agree with the author that: “As we move along the post-Boston Marathon bombing period, I … Continue reading

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Are You Willing To Pay For Bembol Roco’s Trip To Cannes?

    I do wish the government can send Bembol Roco to Cannes for the premiere of his movie Maynila Sa Kuko Ng Liwanag. #cannes #grant #leadactor — Erik Matti (@ErikMatti) April 29, 2013       I hope this … Continue reading

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A reminder to Filipinos – the cardinal rules of the House of Aquino

Is it just me, or a growing number of Filipino citizens are becoming more dissatisfied with president Benigno Simeon Aquino III’s (BS Aquino) performance as time passes by? Those who are dissatisfied claim that nothing much has changed. BS Aquino … Continue reading

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Lack of thinking and arrogant attitudes are the Philippines’ undoing

In the Philippines, there are many people who claim to have a monopoly on great ideas. They claim to know what is good for you and everyone else. Some of them get very impatient about bringing their ideas into “action”. … Continue reading

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Do Filipinos understand what debates are really all about?

It seems Nancy Binay has recently become the subject of a few satirical articles. The focus of such satire is her apparent aversion towards participation in any kind of political debate during the election campaign. Court grants Nancy Binay’s Temporary … Continue reading

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Did COMELEC spokesman James Jimenez fail his advocacy?

Commission on Elections (COMELEC) spokesman James Jimenez did his job well. He led a successful initiative to educate voters, mounted drives to raise awareness around abusive political campaign practices, and publicised processes and procedures to encourage Filipinos to register and … Continue reading

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