Filipinos Who Changed Citizenship Still Have a Say on their Homeland

The OFW phenomenon has yielded some complicated situations. For example, there are Filipinos who have renounced their citizenship and become citizens of other countries. Yet they share some views and criticisms about their home countries. Other Filipinos brand them as traitors, because they have left their country for a better life and supposedly abandoning their […]

3 Reasons Why I Don’t Trust Grace Poe

Okay, I know I’ve already established myself clearly as an opponent against a Mar Roxas presidency but now, it’s time to move on to another candidate to bash. Granted, I really hate Mar Roxas for his association with the Aquino family but Grace Poe has earned quite a bit of suspicion due to a good […]

The Fear of Foreign Domination In A Land Of Sell-Outs

I’ve been mulling about writing a long article on the subject of Senator Grace Poe’s case in the Supreme Court for some time now, but figured out that what I have to say about his very complicated and complex legal issue amounts to less than five hundred words. What do I really know about the […]

So What Exactly Are Pinoys Proud Of?

After writing my previous article about Pinoy gamers, I have to ask the question what does “Pinoy Pride” even amount to? What exactly are we proud of? And even if there are, is that pride actually ours? Indeed, Fallen Angel in one of her older articles explains why she isn’t proud of being a Filipino […]

Filipinos’ misguided sense of patriotism is tearing the nation apart

The disqualification cases against Senator Grace Poe’s candidacy for the Presidency in the upcoming election due to her questionable citizenship status has caused quite a stir in Philippine society. It has divided the sentiments of the Filipino people. While she has many supporters, there are people who call her a traitor supposedly because she abandoned […]

If Grace Poe truly cared for her country, she should quit the presidential race NOW.

What does it mean for the 2016 presidential elections now that the Philippines’ Supreme Court (SC) reportedly granted candidate Grace Poe a stay on a 23rd December Commission on Elections (COMELEC) en banc resolution to disqualify her? According to COMELEC spokesman James Jimenez, it means, Poe’s name will remain in the ballot until the Supreme […]

Grace Poe should drop out of the presidential race for the sake of unity

Philippine senator and 2016 Presidential aspirant Grace Poe who was once very popular among Filipino voters is now becoming another polarizing figure after the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Second Division cancelled her Certificate of Candidacy for the presidency. Their decision is based on grounds that she is not a natural-born citizen and has not met […]

Mar Roxas and the bigger picture of contending with a ‘foreign’ presidential candidate

Liberal Party (LP) standard bearer Mar Roxas had the following to say in an interview where he was asked about what he thought about Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s reason for (finally) running for president: Reporter: Do you agree with the reasons kung bakit gustong tumakbo ni Mayor Duterte? He was saying ayaw daw niya ng […]