Isko Moreno is not chopped liver

Analysis and Opinion By JoeAm “Who is Isko?” I asked myself, recognizing astutely that he is charging to the forefront of Philippine national political affairs. Wikipedia has all the details. Francisco Moreno Domagoso is a former street kid who got into entertainment and parlayed fame into adult work and leadership. You can read the details … Continue reading

Our collapsing world

Analysis and Opinion By JoeAm The world is going to hell. Storms from nature and man are driving us mad. Disease and incompetence unite to drive us home to pray and take worm medicine because the scare artists make us think vaccines will make men pregnant and forks stick to our magnetized foreheads. But mostly, … Continue reading

Warmongering Nations: The Philippines

Analysis and Opinion By Joe America One of the hardest arguments for me to deal with, as an American, is the fact that the US has engaged in so many bloody wars. Pro-China trolls certainly harp on the matter, or Filipino leftists, them, too. Well, it’s undeniable. The US was formed by war, divided and … Continue reading

The Philippines is anti-knowledge

Analysis and Opinion By Joe America I posted this tweet a few days ago: “Science is knowledge. Truth is knowledge. Politics, propaganda, lies, trolls, and conspiracy theories are the opposite of knowledge. They are deceits and delusions. They are good for the greedy, bad for the nation. The Philippines is largely anti-knowledge.” Philippine government blows … Continue reading

Manila Beach: Anatomy of a Vanity Project

Analysis and Opinion By Chemrock This is from one of my old blog collection. With election just round the corner, I though it a good time to share how poor leadership begets poor projects. Environmental projects almost always require a holistic approach to ensure sustainability. Beautifying the Manila beach is a worthy national project. However, … Continue reading