Leni Robredo and the epidemic of voter remorse gripping the Philippine public

The lesson around the need for Filipino voters to choose wisely sinks in the most with those who supported — and, worse, voted for — “vice president” Leni Robredo. One tweetizen proposed a pretty good term to encapsulate this: “voter’s remorse”. Before we go on, recall first that there is a major precedent to all […]

Is Taglish the only language Leni Robredo can speak?

Can anyone actually imagine “vice president” Leni Robredo sitting in front of another head of state discussing serious matters of global consequence? It becomes even harder to imagine after watching her speak in yet another one of her pabebe tirades before her adoring minions in the media. Check out this video of her carrying on […]

‘Tards And How They Are A Liability To Any Country

I think I’ve written several pieces about the prevalence of idolatry here in the Philippines but now comes the time for me to talk about its logical conclusion. The thing is, the biggest problem with Pinoy society is that we tend to pay more attention to a leader’s more personal issues than their overall agenda and […]

Why Rodrigo Duterte should seize any available opportunity to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin

In the upcoming ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit in Laos, President Rodrigo Duterte has an opportunity to meet other heads of state. Reportedly, the prospect of meeting Russian president Vladimir Putin is something Duterte looks forward to: Duterte, after meeting repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal […]

President Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration speech: change has already started!

Noon, the 30th of June, 2016: the term of the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines officially starts. According to the program, the newly-inaugurated president would give a speech, a few choice remarks. Before we get to the speech itself, let’s mention one standout thing observers noted in a photograph of President Duterte […]

By flushing down ALL inauguration traditions down the toilet, Duterte makes the presidency REAL!

It is all really just tradition and sentimentality that fuels “debate” surrounding the controversial inauguration ceremony of soon-to-be President Rodrigo Duterte. But of course the President and the Vice President should be inaugurated in the same ceremony held at the same place. It is of paramount imperative that the out-going president walk up to the […]

Top 3 Conspiracy Theories About President Aquino

Davao Mayor Rodrigo “Roddy” Duterte has yet to take the position of president in Malacanang but one can already see how hard the LP is working to put all the blame on him regarding the country’s ills even though President Aquino is still supposed to be the actual president of the Philippines. Oh well, what […]

What do the Yellowtards stand for and who do they look to for leadership?

There is a question that’s baffled me over the last several weeks now: What do the Yellowtards stand for and who do they look to for leadership? On first glance, the answer to this question seems obvious. Of course they stand for all the good things delivered by the 1986 people power “revolution”; freedom, democracy, […]