Has Looting Pig (LP) Drilon Gotten Away with Billions of Pork Barrel Funds?

Four years after the Pork Barrel Scam led to a rally of sorts at Rizal Park, it seems that most people have forgotten the theft of up to 14 billion pesos in Priority Development Assistance Funds and the many questions that were never asked or answered at the height of the biggest corruption controversy in […]

Noynoy Treats the Philippines Like Stalag 13

    For those of us with a certain vintage, there was this classic TV show that came out in the late 60’s called Hogan’s Heroes. It survived on syndication well after that time period. The reality of World War II or any war for that matter is ugly but American TV somehow has been […]

Zen and the Art of Noytard Maintenance.

  His lack of faith in reason was why he was so fanatically dedicated to it.   Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance   – Robert Pirsig The book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig was probably mandatory hippie reading when it first came out in 1974.  I first read it […]

With The Pork Barrel Scandal Comes Opportunity

  I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay. Jason Collins current NBA free agent   Ilda told me last week (via FB ) that I should bend while the metal is hot. The challenge of course knowing if your “metal” is hot or what hot really is or what your metal is […]

Everywhere There’s Lots Of Piggies Living Piggy Lives

  Everywhere there’s lots of piggies living piggie lives, You can see them out for dinner with their piggie wives, Clutching forks and knives to eat their bacon. The Beatles      For me it always begins and ends with “kung walang corrupt walang mahirap”. In one sentence this election slogan promised an end to […]

The pigsty that is the Philippines

The rains that came just this weekend intensified to the extent that come Monday, August 19, the resulting floods brought traffic in the Metro to a standstill. Several parts of Metro Manila had no choice but to call off class for all levels. Government offices were forced to declare “no work” due to the hazards […]

An Anonymous Comment As A “Credible News Source” in the P10 Pork Barrel Scam

I feel a bit disappointed with some people when I find them believing anything or everything told to them about another person who is supposedly accused of some wrongdoing or has generally been portrayed as a target of “righteous” indignation. Chismis or rumor is stereo-typically spun and circulated in coffee shops, barbershops, beauty salons, and […]

Janet Lim Napoles…. Pork Queen or Scapegoat?

Janet Lim Napoles is not the only name that appears to be embroiled in the P10 Billion Pork Barrel Scam.  Along with her name are the names of slew of congressmen, senators, and other government officials who stand accused of lining their pockets with pork barrel funds — some of which appear in the blog […]