Marcos opened the door, Harris stormed through, whats next?

Analysis and Opinion By Joe America Big nations push. Small nations are pushed. True independence is Cuba. Other nations are pushers, dancers, or beggars. The Philippines was a beggar under Duterte and is becoming a dancer under Marcos. Aquino was a dancer, and skilled at it. President Marcos opened the door to the US, Vice … Continue reading

What to do about the demise of respect

Analysis and Opinion By JoeAm It struck me yesterday, as clear as clear can get, that we are living in an era where respect is being misplaced by distrust and knowledge is being replaced by fictions. Even the morally good are buying into this new, dirty model. The occasion of my awareness was a reader … Continue reading

What the heck is the opposition trying to accomplish?

Analysis and Opinion By JoeAm If I were to dissect the goals of the opposition to the Marcos Government based on Twitter messaging, it would be: What the hell kind of agenda is that? Would it be offensive if I proposed an alternative agenda? Lacking organization, the opposition comes across to me as a bunch … Continue reading

PBBM, join the SCO already!

Analysis and Opinion By LCX The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is ascendant! And the Philippines has a big role to play in it. The Philippines can seize all the opportunities which were never opened to it by the West. The West will be jealous and worried and will entice it with more opportunities. So by the … Continue reading

Should the Philippines deal with Russia?

Analysis and Opinion By JoeAm Philippine President Marcos was interviewed by Bloomberg during his visit to New York. He said the Philippines was looking at dealing with Russia to help solve pressing energy and food needs. He said the domestic needs for these essentials were more important than the political engagement between Russia and Ukraine. … Continue reading