Mamasapano Hearing: President Noynoy Aquino broke chain of command with tragic results

If there is one thing the reopening of the investigation of the Mamasapano clash at the Senate highlighted, it is that Filipinos are being led by public servants and armed troops, which includes the members of the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines, who are better at bickering and pointing fingers at […]

Noynoy Aquino’s disregard for the Mamasapano incident doesn’t need an ‘alternative truth’

By now, the whole country is aware that what president Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino recently had to say about the Mamasapano incident, which resulted in 44 Special Action Force (SAF) members dead, was that he was seeking an ‘alternative truth’, another version of the events that transpired, so to speak. Based on what BS Aquino […]

PNoy is killing the victims of the Mamasapano clash all over again with ‘alternative’ truth

In a recent interview with the Inquirer, Philippine President Benigno Simeon Aquino III alluded to an alternative “truth” to what really transpired during the Mamasapano clash that resulted in the deaths of 44 Special Action Force officers, four civilians and 17 rebel forces on the 25th of January 2015. The President is referring to a […]

6 lame excuses used to protect PNoy from liability for the #SAF44 massacre

President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino and his allies would like the Filipino people to move on from the January 25 massacre of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos by members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Mamasapano. In particular, Senator Franklin Drilon doesn’t think “there is anything more to explain”. Senator Chiz Escudero […]

PNoy’s lack of leadership exposed following the Mamasapano massacre

Two weeks after the deadly Mamasapano clash, Philippine President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino managed to come up with a better spin on the tragedy during his recent speech addressed to the nation. After receiving confirmation of the killing of Zulkifli bin Hir (a.k.a. “Marwan”), he declared the operation a “success” despite the 44 casualties: Mabigat […]

BBL review head Sen Bongbong Marcos maps way forward following SAF 44 massacre

The proposed peace agreement between the Philippine government and the terrorist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) need not be declared dead. Amidst the din of chatter around what happens next following the horrific massacre of 44 Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) troopers by the MILF, Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr who heads […]

The burden of a historical baggage

November 23, 2009 was the day 58 lives were massacred in Maguindanao when an election convoy came under attack by uniformed men allegedly under the payroll of a powerful Ampatuan political clan. Eight years later, carnage once again stained the history of Maguindanao as more than 40 elite policemen of the Special Action Force (SAF) […]

PNoy fails to condemn terrorist atrocity against the PNP-SAF in his speech

Three days after the tragic deaths of 44 members of Philippine National Police (PNP) Special Action Force (SAF) in the hands of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters in Mamasapano in Maguindanao, President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino finally addressed the nation. However, the people who have been speculating for days about how and why the […]