Only under foreign pressure: Ph gov’t cracks down on sexual abuse of children over the Internet

Child abuse in the Philippines has been going on for the longest time. It is in plain sight. Some of it is relatively benign abuse, like allowing children to grow fat on a diet of soft drinks and junk food or making them perform in exploitative television variety shows. Others are horrid, using kids to […]

Tall police officers matter in a nation of people short in substance

Short cops policing a short people, corrupt politicians governing a corrupt people. Like Coffeemate in coffee, it all makes sense to me. So then what’s the big deal about Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III’s “veto” of a bill proposing a removal of minimum height requirements for Filipino police personnel? Funny thing, the way […]