Revolutionarily speaking

By Chemrock Revolutionary government is one-a-penny in the Philippines. There have been 13 revolutionary governments counting from Gen. Vicente Álvarez (Republic of Zamboanga) 1899 to Cory Aquino 1986. President Duterte has been touting the 14th Revgov if he doesn’t get his way with Federalism. Filipino crab mentality and propensity for treachery was cemented in the very … Continue reading

Closing down Rappler – Opening up Pandora’s box

By Chemrock The Securities and Exchange Commission ordered the closure of Rappler, a private limited corporation running an online news platform, on grounds that it breached the no-foreign ownership rules for media. Early news pointed to SEC’s decision being predicated on some Philippines Depository Receipts (PDR) issued by Rappler to foreign investors, thus subjecting the company … Continue reading

Rodrigo Duterte and the Appointed Son of God

by Cha Coronel Datu “He is just an ordinary man like us, but he was called, he was chosen, he was anointed and appointed to become the Son of God in these last days to lead us back to the perfect will of the Father. He now reigns as the King of the New Creation, … Continue reading

The left: why its political parties fail

Thanks to reader Pinoyputi who directed me down this track when he wrote: “I wish that the leftists would grow up, use their brains and start a real Social Democratic Party of importance here.” A LITTLE MATTER OF PRESENTATION The first thing you notice about leftist parties is that they like exclamation points. It is … Continue reading

A New Philippine Economic Plan: “Get out of the way!”

Let me offer up a negative characterization of the Philippines because it helps make some sense of the proposed economic solution that follows. Outsiders observe that Filipinos are always fighting among themselves. The battles are merciless, from bickering over national artists to bitter personal arguments on the Senate floor to coups and impeachments galore. The fighting has a … Continue reading