Anti-Marcos advocates are incompetent, lack foresight and leadership skills

If you want proof that members of the Philippine political opposition are incompetent, lack foresight and leadership skills, just look at the way they handled their opposition to block the burial of the late former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB), otherwise known as the cemetery reserved for the country’s heroes, […]

Ferdinand Marcos laid to rest with the quiet dignity a former President and soldier deserves

Former President Ferdinand Marcos was finally laid to rest at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) yesterday, the 18th November 2016. The “secret” funeral rites caught everyone by surprise and sent the usual anti-Marcos mobs on an eleventh-hour protest frenzy. The funeral itself was a dignified affair involving full military honours. The dignity with which […]

Hillary Clinton’s “Delete your account” tweet at the root of her colossal campaign FAIL

This was a year of upsets. The EU crackdown on refugrees, Brexit, the the rise of Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines, then the ascent of Donald Trump to Leader of the Free World confronts the thinking classes and “shocks” the chattering classes. We now hear how Filipinos, in this latest instance, are “shocked” by their […]

Ferdinand Marcos was just another Filipino president

The truly revealing thing about the way Filipinos have turned the burial of former Presdident Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) into a massive circus is in how they hold on to the belief that the country’s evil’s are embodied in a single man. The underlying psychology here seems to be that […]

SC approval of Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani proves the Aquinos are no heroes

The Philippine Supreme Court has finally issued its decision against the petition to block former President Ferdinand Marcos’s burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) and the result was 9-5 in favour of allowing the burial.  As predicted, there are people weeping and gnashing their teeth in frustration.  Anti-Marcos rallies are being held as of this […]

Marcos burial at the Libingan: Anti-Marcos activists have no one to blame but themselves

The Philippine Supreme Court (SC) has ruled on the issue of the burial of former Philippine President Ferdinand E Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). Nine SC justices (Arturo Brion, Presbitero Velasco Jr, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Mariano del Castillo, Jose Perez, Teresita de Castro, Jose Mendoza, and Estela Perlas-Bernabe) voted in favour […]

Remembering the Heroes of the Martial Law Era

“As of the twenty-third of this month, I signed Proclamation Number 1081 placing the entire Philippines under martial law” said President Ferdinand E. Marcos on that famous television broadcast 44 years ago today, September 23. Before the declaration of martial law, the country was in a state of upheaval. It was the middle of the […]

Out of Touch: Over-reaction to the Official Gazette post on Marcos’s birthday

Once again, the issue of burying former President Ferdinand E. Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani has divided the nation. People on both sides of the issue have thrown tirades against each other. The anti-Marcos camp has been more aggressive, citing the so-called Marcos loot and human rights violations under the martial law era. […]