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When dreams are lost

By Joe America It is unusual to speak to both Filipinos and Americans and have the same message. Are you feeling dismayed or angry much of the time? Do you think leaders are betraying your nation? Betraying what you know to be good, and right? Does government seem better at generating division and anger than … Continue reading

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National debt – a tale of two cities

By Chemrock US national debt is now $19.7T and there are many who hold the view that it is still manageable due to the size and strength of the economy. There are yet others who maintain that debt is not a concern because the US can simply print money and pay it off no matter … Continue reading

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Events Explicate Techniques Of Politics

  By Popoy del R. Cartanio I did write in the previous piece that the eleven political issues listed were EVENTS, not judgments and criticisms but red flags and wake up calls.  Let me re-post the events in random order: PNP and the murder of the Korean businessman inside the Police National Headquarters, Waking up from … Continue reading

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The Filipino Sense of Time

By Edgar Lores Many have observed that the Filipino has a different sense of time. There is a term for it — Filipino Time. As far as I can see, there are four main dimensions to this unique sense of time: Alacrity Duration Unpunctuality Short horizon Alacrity is “cheerful readiness” and everybody knows Filipinos are ever … Continue reading

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Is Filipino citizenship worthless?

By Joe America We generally think of the Constitution as a technical legal document that tells us how government works. But it is so much more than that. The Constitution is written by you, the people, and it is for you, the people. It says this in the opening words: We, the sovereign Filipino people … Continue reading