The Ugly Files: House Speaker Alvarez

By Joe America We Americans know ugly, because we’ve been that from time to time when we’ve looked down on other nations or peoples. Today, we can see a peculiar kind of ugly arising in the US under the obscene banner of “America First”. There are many uglies, both in America and the Philippines, and we’ll … Continue reading

Attack is the best form of defense

  By Chemrock In this post-truth age, where everyone is armed with a tool and can, in safety behind anonymity, maim characters and destroy people’s lives, decency and good-heartedness can no longer survive if we chose to believe in the pacificistic “truth will have its way”. VP Leni’s team learned the hard way after heinous … Continue reading

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

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

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