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Notes about a day of protest

By Joe America The number of rallies across the nation, and the size of the Luneta rally in particular, showed that there is a core of objection to martial law and killings that will not be put down by propaganda. The Luneta rally was pretty much ‘non-denominational’. It was not radical commies as I think … Continue reading

Brown noses and Senator Trillanes’ offshore bank accounts

By Chemrock President Duterte announced recently that Senator Trillanes has offshore bank accounts in many countries, details of which he will reveal in time. Right on cue, Ben Tersiona, owner of the website Davao Breaking News, came out with ‘bank documents’ that purportedly showed the various offshore accounts of Trillanes. Radio commentator Erwin Tulfo and … Continue reading

Senator Trillanes: “We will fight evil as it comes”

Ni Wilfredo G. Villanueva (Second of Two Installments) “We will fight evil as it comes,” sabi ni Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV sa aming conversation. Ginamit niya ang pronoun na “we” in reference to Magdalo, from whence he comes. “Isa itong collegial body,” sabi niya, “so, ang decision ng buong body ang sinusunod naming lahat.” … Continue reading

“Comical Phil”

By Joe America I imagine many Filipinos do not know of the historical character from Iraq nicknamed “Comical Ali”. He was the spokesman of the late President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein. The nickname was assigned by British journalists as a takeoff of the tag applied to Iraq’s Defense Minister, “Chemical Ali”, an unkind reference to … Continue reading

The good life

By Joe America I suppose many of us are spoiled from living the good life. I know I am. I was raised in the U.S. during the latter part of the 1900’s when wars were relegated to the cold type, or localized. We could always go fight in a foreign land and return to our … Continue reading