Marawi is the Philippines’ Vietnam War: Filipinos are apathetic to their soldiers’ sacrifices

That date Filipinos mistakenly regard as “Independence Day” is approaching. Mistaken, because it is a reality from Filipinos’ perspectives but not everyone else’s. The Philippines’ real independence day was, of course, on the 4th of July 1946, when it was granted by the United States. The Philippines ceased being a colony of the United States […]

Our National Indifference Towards CNN’s Heroes Explains Why Noynoy Aquino Is President

“So on we go His welfare is of my concern No burden is he to bear We’ll get there” The Hollies He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother Hands up those among you who voted for anybody for 2012 CNN Hero Of  The Year? The deadline was Dec 2, 2012.  To quote Ben Stein in Ferris […]