Addressing poverty from the ground up should be central issue in Philippine elections

The political mudslinging that is being amplified with gusto by headline news is good for the rating wars of media. It may be a whole class of unavoidable news they have to report. However, if the intent is the beguilement of the public to desensitize same to the real problems of the country, media is being stonyhearted […]

DBM Secretary Butch Abad faces the wrath of the ‘Iskolars ng Bayan’

A video has emerged showing Department of Budget Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad being mobbed by activists at the University of the Philippines School of Economics building in Diliman, Quezon City last night. In the video, youths loudly chanted, among other phrases, “Noynoy Patalsikin!” and then heckled Abad as he left the building and […]

The Philippine government suffers from a bad case of Abad infestation

The Philippine government infestation by the Abad dynasty headed by current Department of Budget Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio ‘Butch’ Abad is being bathed under an increasingly harsh spotlight. The full extent of this infestation was described in detail by United Nationalist Alliance secretary general and Navotas Rep. Tobias Tiangco… […] Tiangco said there are 11 […]