AFP: Running dogs of the Chinese master?

By Joe America President Duterte is a man of action, a risk taker, a gambler, a man who sets aside civility, laws, and tradition to uproot convention. He encourages . . . nay, demands . . . that we take up the Eastern mindset and set aside the Western. In the Eastern mindset, laws are … Continue reading

Open Discussion #1: Who is the enemy?

Open discussion blogs can address any subject, even the clientèle of Donald Trump’s hairdresser.  But let me kick this one off with a starter conversation: * * * * * Traditionally, the enemies of the Philippines have been: (P1) Islamic terrorists: Abu Sayaff, BIFF and other splinter groups, and recently ISIS (P2) Communist groups seeking … Continue reading

A fragile world teathers in volatility: will there be a World War III?

by Popoy Del R. Cartanio Will there be a World War III? Let readers imagine that opinions not based on research or results of scientific experiments on what is happening in our world today are really believable, of great value and are good bases for predicting events likely to happen in the coming days. Put … Continue reading

“Know thine enemy!”, whoever in the world he may be

By Joe America It is 2017 and do you know where your enemy is? Friends and enemies are changing positions faster than Donald Trump can hire and fire people. It is getting confusing. The US Executive branch is curled up with the country that has thousands of nukes aimed at American cities and the US is … Continue reading

The Duterte Admin is failing miserably at one stated goal: unity

By Joe America The Duterte Administration is failing miserably at one stated goal: unity. One does not achieve unity through political jailings, undermining human rights, rampant killing of defenseless Filipinos, or climbing into bed with enemies of the State. Nor does one achieve it by demanding obedience of thought and deed and stripping legislators of … Continue reading