#EDSA30: What I’ve seen, heard and, now, think after 30 years

(Note: This post is actually meant to be just a comment to Mike Portes’s latest article. But since it is long, I opted to post is as an article. And I wrote the recollection parts purely from memory.) It was exactly 30 years ago. Allow me to share as an ordinary citizen how I viewed it and […]

Hijacking the 1986 EDSA Revolution

The country celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 EDSA “Revolution” under the deception that things have become better ever since the overthrow of the Marcos dictatorship. The celebrations have become so regular, so systematic, and so ingrained that the “EDSA Spirit” has become rather dogmatic. Leading the celebrations, as expected, is President BS Aquino […]

Riding the Ninoy-Cory “legacy” is riding a bunch of lies

President BS Aquino III has always repeated his parents’ “glory” and their “sacrifices for the country” ad nauseam in his speeches. This has become a routine for him whenever he would speak in public events, and even in wakes. Such a routine has become very annoying that I would just flip the channel to watch […]

Memories of a Civil War

Kirk was already in late-twenties when he got into the mainstream of the so-called national democratic movement initiated by Jose Maria Sison. From the ranks of mass activists, he was elevated to candidate membership in the Communist Party of the Philippines and after a few months in that status became full-fledged party member. The chaos […]

Commies in the Philippine Senate open doors to pork barrel funding of NPA and other terrorists

Various communist front organisations are now crying bloody murder over the on-going party-list purge being undertaken by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to rid the country of groups found to be inconsistent with the party-list concept. Communist front Bayan Muna, for one, faced with mounting pressure to justify its continued branding as a party-list group […]