Brown noses and Senator Trillanes’ offshore bank accounts

By Chemrock President Duterte announced recently that Senator Trillanes has offshore bank accounts in many countries, details of which he will reveal in time. Right on cue, Ben Tersiona, owner of the website Davao Breaking News, came out with ‘bank documents’ that purportedly showed the various offshore accounts of Trillanes. Radio commentator Erwin Tulfo and … Continue reading

Candidates for senate in 2019

By Joe America Senators Escudero, Honasan, Legarda, Pimentel, and Trillanes will be out of office on June 30, 2019, as that will be the end of their second term. They cannot stand for re-election. Senators Angara, Aquino, Binay, Ejercito, Poe, and Villar will very likely run for re-election to a second term. It is hard … Continue reading

Winter is coming, be prepared!

  By Chemrock The disappearing president is dead as the people of Malawi suspected. His death was hushed up to prevent the swearing in of the deputy president and to enable the installation of someone else to the presidency. Calm down, I am not referring to Marawi but the African state of Malawi, 2013 and … Continue reading

Anatomy of the battle of Marawi

  By Chemrock In the age of Mocha symbolism, I quote military historian Byron Farwell “….. armies stand as disturbing reminders that democratic processes are not always the best”. When the army is activated to quell an internal strife, it is often a fine line whether it is propping up or dismantling democratic institutions. The … Continue reading

The Short, Short Lives of a Dilawan and a Dutertard

By Wilfredo G. Villanueva It’s bound to happen sooner than later. Greg, the Dutertard, and Mario, the Dilawan meet at last after avoiding each other since the new President assumed office. Greg: Bro! Mario: Hey! Greg and Mario: (almost at the same time) Long time no see! They embrace like long-lost brothers, which they are. … Continue reading