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Sunday, November 5, 2017

FALLING OUT, AND WHY IT IS REMARKABLE.....





My own humble estimate tells me that numerous articles have already been written, and continue to be written about the concept of falling in love. When it comes however, to its uninviting opposite which is falling out, the same estimate cannot be told.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

A LOWLY CHALLENGE




Amidst allegations of having numerous local and offshore bank accounts, Senator Sonny Trillanes boldly declared his willingness to sign a bank secrecy waiver that will give access to his alleged bank accounts, to prove his earlier refutations of their existence.

Consequentially, he dared his accuser President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to do the same with reference to the Senator’s allegation of the latter’s purported P2.4 billion bank account.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

To John Lloyd Cruz: INGAT!




Social media are ablaze with recent videos of John Lloyd Cruz in various states of drunkenness.

Those were supposed to be private moments of him with his friends. Those were supposed to be for their exclusive consumption only. Sadly though, for one reason or another, such videos found their way online.

And people are lapping them up with gusto.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

McDonald's Don Antonio: Running Out of Fries?






Is McDonald’s Don Antonio branch running out of twister fries?

Last night, I craved for burger McDo and twister fries and so I passed by the drive-thru of the aforesaid branch.

“Isang burger McDo meal upgraded to twister fries.”

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte: Love Her or Hate Her?




During the rainy season, students, parents and school administrators are always on their toes on the lookout for possible class suspensions either the night before or early morning. The plot thickens when one by one, local governments start to make announcements that they are suspending classes in their respective areas.

Last Thursday though (7.27.17), students studying in Quezon City as well as their parents did not like the storyline when Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte, amidst the inclement weather and class suspensions in other cities, decided not to follow suit. In other words, no suspension of classes.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

A Basic Question for Senator Leila de Lima





As of this writing, Philippine Senate’s feistiest member by the name of Leila de Lima is already at the PNP Custodial Center due to her alleged involvement in the proliferation of drugs at the New Bilibid Prison during her time as Justice Secretary.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

You Don't Love Your Filipino Fans Mr. James Taylor




This one will be a brief article, and so I will go straight to the point: James Taylor does not love his Filipino fans.

I was watching the news last night and chanced upon something about the American singer – he has cancelled his upcoming concert here in Manila over cases of alleged extrajudicial killings arising from the government’s war against drugs.

Monday, December 12, 2016

LENI AND BONGBONG : Pinagtagpo ng Tadhana





The recent electoral race for the second highest position in the land – the Vice Presidency, became a highly contested one between Leni Robredo and Bongbong Marcos (as if they were the only two who ran).

Saturday, December 10, 2016

DUTERTE SHOULD RESIGN





Yes, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte should resign.

I am thus joining the likes of Loida Nicolas-Lewis, and Black and White movement frontrunners Butch Abad, Dinky Soliman and Leah Navarro in their call for the resignation of our duly elected President.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

YES TO HISTORICAL REVISIONISM







The recent burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the LNMB has spawned plentiful issues – the legalities of the burial, the Supreme Court’s decision, Martial Law, outcry of the millenials, PRRD’s affinity with the Marcos family and historical revisionism among many others.

I find the last issue muy interesante, and thus, the topic of this latest blog piece.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

On the FM Burial: Divisiveness or Difference in Opinion Only? Is the EDSA Spirit Still Alive?






Even before the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the LNMB, Anti-Marcos groups were already quick in arriving at their pronouncement that it will cause divisiveness among Filipinos.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Should Anti-Marcos People Still Be Afraid?






What has revived anti-Marcos sentiments? I can think of two:

First is Bongbong Marcos’ very strong finish at the last vice presidential race. To exaggerate things a bit, he almost won it. Second is the pronouncement made by PRRD no less that he is allowing the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. After such pronouncement, the rest is history as they say, with the highest court of the land allowing the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the LNMB.