How EXACTLY is the Duterte government a ‘repressive’ and ‘fascist’ one?

Apparently there is yet another mass action scheduled to be held by various “progressive” groups this weekend December 10, 3pm at at the Bonifacio Shrine in Lawton, Manila to mark “Human Rights Day”. In a Facebook post by the so-called Computer Professionals’ Union, this occassion is made relevant by what they insist is a context characterised by a time of “repression and tyranny”. Not surprisingly, they tag the government of President Rodrigo Duterte as the source of this “repression” and “tyranny” where…

[…] community organizers, development workers, and human rights defenders affiliated with organizations critical of his tyrannical rule have faced increasing vilification, the filing of trumped-up if not foolish charges, harassment, and physical attacks.

It is interesting to note that so-called Computer Professionals’ Union is affiliated with other organisations that have come to be associated with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), namely KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights and Altermidya – People’s Alternative Media Network both of which are also plugged in their Facebook post. Filipino communists and the fronts like these that they use to propagate their obsolete ideology have consistently accused every national government and every Filipino president of being “fascist” puppets that are in bed with a United States “imperialist” conspiracy to oppress the hapless Filipino.

Filipinos with more critical minds should ask these commies: If Duterte’s government is so unique in its “fascism” as they assert, what then makes it different to previous governments? It seems that to these commies, all non-communist governments are all fascists. How ironic is that?

So, yeah, “Computer Professionals’ Union”, right? Here’s another question for these bozos: what technology professional nowadays refers to himself or herself as a “computer professional” to begin with? You can tell that the choice of terms mirrors the 1970s to 1980s Cold War vintage of the thinking these bozos apply to their causes and front organisations.

Under this light, it is easy to dismiss these commies and their fronts as irrelevant quacks. What is more baffling, actually, are members of the mainstream Philippine Opposition led by the Yellowtards. They too, apparently, make use of the same premise the commies have used ad nauseum — that the Duterte government is a “fascist” and “tyrannical” monstrosity.

But why?

Have mass media businesses (many of which are openly critical of the Duterte government) been shut down or nationalised? Is there anything being done by the Duterte government to undermine the independence of Congress or the Philippines’ judiciary? In the case of Congress, we will recall that all of its members are elected by popular vote and, as such, representative of the will of the Filipino people — words, terms, and concepts Yellowtards are so fond of mouthing in their own street rallies and printing on their mass-produced “activist” paraphernalia.

This set of ‘security tips’ issued by communists disquised as ‘computer professionals’ is a bag of internal contradictions.
Even more laughable, this union of “Computer Professionals” have issued some “security tips” which include suggestions that Filipinos “secure” their “online communications lines” and go as far as suggesting that certain “open source chat applications” be used rather than the “more popular messaging apps” — which is bizarre considering that, in another part of their post, they encourage Filipinos to make ample use of social media to broadcast their whereabouts and participate in public online activities. Oh, the inconsistency! Again, true technology professionals worth their salt are anything but inconsistent. Consistency, after all, is extremely important when cutting code because machine logic needs to be built on a foundation of consistent first principles declared up front.

So much for credibility there. That communist slip is showing.

Indeed, members of the Philippine Opposition, specifically their social media “thought leaders” don’t seem to really give a hoot about heeding such paranoid “security tips”. Social media “activism” is as lively as ever, convincingly debunking the very premise of this moronic “activism” — that the Duterte government is a “fascist dictatorship” that is blanketing the Philippines under a dark clouds of “tyranny”. The fear-mongering of these obsolete commies (and even that of individuals within the more mainstream Yellowtard cliques) are contradicted by the fearless noise of the broader Philippine Opposition itself.

So when we come back to the original question posed:

How exactly is the Duterte government a ‘repressive’ and ‘fascist’ one?

…I think all the average Filipinos really need to do is sit back and wait for the likes of Jim Paredes, Florin Hilbay, and Tonyo Cruz to come up with a convincing answer. That is, of course, if these bozos even come across that simple but confronting question. After all, these supposed champions of “free speech” are anything but free speech advocates in practice seeing that they are anything but comfortable in the presence of people who challenge their sacred beliefs with even the most child-like of questions.


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Aren’t fascists supposed to get the trains running on time?

If they think that President Duterte is a fascist one & they want to preserve our democracy in our land, then think again. He just want to discipline us & not to become an ignorant and law breaking Filipinos while preserving our freedom & democracy just like what Singapore do. If they want that without the use of discipline, then be like the Pasaway Queen, Maria Isabel Lopez! That’s so crazy & humiliating, isn’t it? To learn our lesson or two regarding this issue, then read my posted question from Quora & it’s a question about this 16th Italian philosopher… Read more »

Meantime, in the real world, the real filipino citizen is working his ass off to make ends meet, and upgrade his living standards regardless of what these commies say. Sige, tuloy niyo lang laban niyo….. kung ano man yun. But keep in mind that y’all are dead weight to the filipno society. You feast upon the ignorant and brainwash them in favor of your “cause”. You want communist rule? Then move to Kim Jong Un’s country, you’ll love it there.

In one paragraph the author asserts, correctly, that…”Filipino Presidents are ‘FASCIST’ puppetts of the United States…..and are in bed with the United States ‘IMPERIALISTS'”…….to exploit the hapless Filipino…which is correct…and Dueterte is no different. it goes on to state as such and that the CPU professionals should ask themselves what is sooo different about Dueterte, when there is no difference…and these people KNOW IT……and then by some magical stroke of a computer key the author states that ‘THESE COMMIES’ must all think that every non-communist Gov’t. are ‘FASCISTS’, WELL NO, they did not say that, did they? These people seem… Read more »

Reading benign0’s last paragraph, there’s something that enters my mind, though.

Anyhow, these cretins, like the Computer Professionals Union, are in their safe space that they insist Duterte’s government being ‘fascist’ and ‘repressive’. Anyhow, it’s fitting…

If you look at Kim Jong Un’s North Korea. You will see how a communist state works. There is no Freedom of Speech . There is no Freedom of the Press. Any opposition is quashed like a fly, by the dictatorship of Kim Jong Un. This is what the Communist Party is fighting for ? These issues are used as tools, by the Communist Party of the Philippines: Fascism and Tyranny. Once they will be in power; they will be the worst Fascist and Tyrants. Look at the Soviet Gulags of the late Soviet Dictator, Joseph Stalin…it was slavery and… Read more »
Liberal Double-Think, you got international mass-media that regurgitates the same message over and over with a left-leaning progressive slant, and want to know the truth about these “Anti-Fascists”? They got their head start by the same Communist International that the CPP here is part of, there are no true fascists or Nazis anymore, it’s just a name-calling game they do, they want to paint all of their enemies as associated with every vile thing they can possibly get away with, justify violence and ruination of lives and livelihoods to further their political power. They don’t give a damn about the… Read more »

Whether there’s tyranny or not, the consent (consensus)–the power comes from the people being ruled over.
Some people are willing to die rather than deny themselves of having REAL choice.

as Roddy Dueterte rounds the 18 month mark in his Presidency, lets check out what has changed. Yawn, well, not much huh? once again, the Filipin massa was duped into voting for a saviour instead of just, once and for fuckin all, riding the SCUMBAG politicians out of town, tared and feathered, or , run them up a lamp post. ONE MORE TIME ! and this is because the Filipino people lack the courage it takes to actually overthrow a government and kill the scumbags responsible for plundering the country into 4th World poverty.a simple procedure that would take less… Read more »

If one’s conduct is determined solely by considerations of profit it will arouse great resentment.

You can strip Filipinos of honor & dignity as well as even the basic necessities for survival, just don’t step on their heaven-bestowed “right to create noise” – that’s the last thing they’ll hold on to. These commies are just scared shit of the threat of losing their right to overthrow the government so the true fascists (Joma and Co.) can rule and milk the land. Try to get Duterte to take the “How fascist are you?” test, and he’ll probably score less than 30%. The only people afraid of Duterte are criminal- and terrorist-rights activists. CPP-NPA being branded terrorists… Read more »