The Philippines: expendable in the new world order

By Joe America Those who follow the blog regularly get to know the principal contributors. Each contributor displays his or her character through the writings they offer. No one quite represents the name of the blog, The Society of Honor, like “sonny“. Sonny, a Filipino living in the US, is steeped in history, a devout Catholic, old … Continue reading

Fake knowledge. Do you contribute to it?

By Joe America A tweet ended up teaching me something important. After the US missile strike on Syria, I commented that it was not really a Trump decision, but a military decision. An American decision. The following tweet came back: “It was a PR stunt which cost millions. Eyewitnesses say Syrian military anticipated US Raid … Continue reading

Who’s the frog?

By Joe America We’ve had some discussion here about how the people of the Philippines are like a frog in a boiling pot, with the Duterte Administration playing with the gas dial to keep the temperature rising in a way that does not let the frog know he is cooking. So China has been eased … 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

2,037 words

From Joe America As a parent, I find this photo very disturbing (from Rappler):   And this one re-balances me with grand laughter, and gives me hope that humans do actually comprehend the craziness going on about us: