A short tale of Philippine Man and Woman


By Joe America In the beginning was Man and Woman, animals graced with amazing if imperfect conceptual abilities. These abilities, in the way of all species, developed to assure survival and conquest, for food and other needs, or to eliminate threats. The conceptual abilities grew, knowledge feeding invention feeding knowledge. Man and Woman became aware … Continue reading

Revisionism on Wikipedia


  By Hindi Ako Historian I am a regular at JoeAm’s blog but the current political climate makes it necessary to adopt a monicker. I am writing to inform people of the organized and well thought out historical revisionism that is being done on Wikipedia. I will make the case via several graphs and screen shots: The … Continue reading

Knowledge rising in the Philippines


By Joe America I think the Duterte Administration has a new enemy much stronger than the “Yellows”.  It is knowledge, an awakening of Philippine universities and students to the offensiveness of the Marcos burial. An awareness of history, a compassion for victims, and an understanding that this sneaky burial was simply not right. An awareness that … Continue reading

Does Senator Poe understand and approve of Duterte’s Propaganda Centers?


By Joe America I’m sorry I had to use Wikipedia to get a list of Senate Committee members. However the Senate’s web site listing has not been updated since August, 2015, and I know Senator Drilon is not the Senate president anymore. Some guy of very different principles and evidently little administrative precision took over the … Continue reading

Dear Son . . . Get Angry


By Maria Cynthia Zamora   November 13, 2016, Sunday Dear Son, I saw your comments in the social media recently and noticed that you visit these particular accounts more often than before. There is an undertone of anger in your messages. I wonʼt ask you why. I assume I know why. But, next time you hit … Continue reading