Is there hope in reforming the lazy presidency of President Noynoy Aquino?

In a statement marking the 30th Anniversary of his business forum, consultant Peter Wallace pretty much delivered an indictment on the very essence of the capital base of President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III’s political power — popularity. In calling on BS Aquino to make “tough, unpopular decisions”, Wallace is essentially offering the antithesis to […]

Philippine President Noynoy Aquino leads like a dim light shining in a darkened room

Rather than spell out absolute measures of what his recent series of overseas trips aim to achieve, Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III justifies these by highlighting how much less mileage he’s so far racked up compared to former President Gloria Arroyo. That’s like a drunkard justifying the latest bottle of whisky he polished […]

PNoy’s continued ranting about GMA highlights mission to secure Hacienda Luisita from CARP

Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte continues to fail to answer a very simple question that her boss President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III has faced since the beginning of his term — What’s next with Hacienda Luisita? Of course it comes as a convenient feature of the most recent fielding of this question that the asker […]

Reunited And It Feels So Good

” I am the maker of rules dealing with fools I can cheat you blind” – Alan Parsons Project Hey ! We are very lucky to have an all wise president. No accomplishment at all but gets elected. Now he  knows who is guilty and who is not why bother with expensive court system? Just […]

De Lima’s latest dilemma: a puzzle of intentions

Things aren’t exactly going well for PNoy’s feisty lackey’s prospective career path. Her recent decision to accept her nomination for the position of Chief Justice was met with distaste from several figures in the government, some of them even from PNoy’s camp. The possible appointment of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima as the 24th chief […]

President Benigno Simeon Aquino’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA 2012)

President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III will be giving his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) soon. Like his first and second SONA, his speech will most likely be full of motherhood statements similar to all the previous speeches he had delivered since he announced his plans to run for the Presidency in 2009. […]

Musings on Independence Day: Discovering a new kind of freedom

It’s that day again; that historic moment that will forever make its way to our youth’s school textbooks, that significant event that ended Spain’s grip on our forebears for good, that spectacular time when the Philippine flag was waved at the balcony of then-President Emilio Aguinaldo at Kawit, Cavite… that eternal memory etched in history […]

Was the Philippine Senate also a victim of Malacañang railroading?

Is it me or is there some kind of a muted national coming-to-terms in the aftermath of a six-month long impeachment trial that was “won” by the Malacañang of President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III? Think of how one might suffer a temporary psychosis while engrossed in an intense video game, consumed by an adrenaline-fuelled […]