Sunday, September 23, 2018

Broken rice, broken thoughts

I can’t help myself but be amused of how the government addresses the almost rice and fish crises in the country. Imagine the Philippines...
The President declared that a casino is not needed in the Boracay island.

You are beautiful! Rape is normal then

The trouble with rape is, it is still rape and no matter how light or serious the leadership of President Rodrigo Duterte handles the...
Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

Being realistic

While almost everybody is counting the days towards the reopening of Boracay after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered its closure, the young and idealistic Secretary...

Trapped

“The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.” ---Lucretius NEW YORK CITY -- We wouldn’t venture...
The President said he is inclined to make the entire Philippines like Davao City where people celebrate Christmas and New Year with no firecrackers for the last 15 years.

Of leadership and interests

I have criticized the President several times especially in instances when I knew that he could have done better but did worst than expected...
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‘Investigate’ is a wrong choice of word

“The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission:...
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Ilonggo lawyer’s murder alarming

“If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then...

Itik de Asis rattles Guimaras’ ‘three Stooges’

“Anything you strike, anything you shake or rattle, or just anything that can be picked up, and you can create a sound.”-- Evelyn Glennie NEW...
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Overacting politician

“When politics is no longer a mission but a profession, politicians become more self-serving than public servants.”-- Emmanuel Macron NEW YORK CITY -- We don’t...
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Pinoys destroy each other in immigration business?

“Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.”--Aesop NEW YORK CITY -- Was Carl Benito a victim of the dreaded...