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

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

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

It . . . Bulaga!

Ni Wilfredo G. Villanueva Hindi ko alam ang tutuong spelling ng “eet… bulaga!” o “it… bulaga!” Ito yung pinagmulan ng pangalan ng popular noontime tv show, yun bang kapag nilalaro mo ang baby mo, tatakpan mo ang mukha mo ng mga kamay mo habang sinasabing “It…” biglang ibaba ang mga ito at sasabihing “Bulaga!” para … Continue reading