Playing on a strong team

By Joe America Let’s talk man to man . . . and man to woman. I recently had debates with two social media friends who had critical words about Senator Trillanes. One said the Senator made a “hash” of the hearing in which he asked to see Paolo Duterte’s tattoo, and the other said he … Continue reading

Dumb journalism makes for a dumb nation

By Joe America I know I occasionally use big words because they just pop out of my typewriter, some of them after hiding there for years. It is quite amusing when one just emerges out of the dense fog of forgotten lore and is perfect for the line-up of thoughts being madly transcribed by my … Continue reading

May Mas Sasaya Pa Ba Kay Chito Gascon?

Unang Bahagi ni Wilfredo G. Villanueva Una, si Senator Leila de Lima. Sumunod, si Senator Sonny Trillanes. Mga na-interview ko at namangha ako sa tapang, abilidad at pagka-dakila nila. Ngayon naman, heto ang pangatlo: si Chito Gascon, chairman ng Commission on Human Rights. Nagkakanda ekis-ekis ang mga daliri ko sa keyboard, naguunahan sila parang mga … Continue reading

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