Rumble in Manila: Miriam Santiago vs Enrile and Lacson

[Note: Reaction to March 16, Philippine Daily Inquirer story entitled “Santiago attacks Enrile, Lacson anew”] Without a shadow of a doubt, there is much to be desired in Santiago’s conduct and frame of mind as a senator and statesman with her choice of gutter or foul language, ongoing personal attacks on fellow senators Juan Ponce…

Catholic Church Steps Up Attacks on RH Law

[NOTE: Blog or reaction to March 18 Philippine Daily Inquirer story entitled “Lagman: Priests violating seal of confessional to hit RH law”, http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/375335/lagman-priests-violating-seal-of-confessional-to-hit-rh-law%5D Before Fr. Melvin Castro and other leaders of the Catholic church attack further the RH law, it is best for them to respond to the following questions: What have they done to…

Sabah Crisis: Taking Responsibility

The Kirams should be made accountable for the reported harassments and atrocities being perpetrated by Malaysian authorities on hundreds of Filipinos, including long-time residents, in Sabah. The ill advised incursion to Sabah by Kiram’s followers clearly angered the Malaysians and prompted misguided elements of their police to maltreat scores of Pinoys in Sabah. It is…

Alternatives to Violence

Sultan Agbimuddin Kiram and his advisers are a bunch of morons for being violence-prone. Why send hundreds of his followers to almost certain death when he could have resorted to non-violent means like sending emissaries to the Malaysian prime minister or sending a strongly-worded letter, warning of stern action if his requests or demands are…

Big-time Corruption sa Kongreso

Sa Mayo 2013 ay iboboto ng mga rehistradong OFW voters ang 12 bagong senador. Laging iginagalang ang ating mga congressmen at mga senador dahil sila ay pare parehong mambabatas o taga gawa ng batas ng bayan. Pero tunay nga ba silang kagalang-galang? O marami sa kanila ang corrupt at tiwali ang gawain gaya ng mga…