Fan Reaction to Gilas Filipinas loss shows Utter Immaturity, ruins Filipino Image

Just after Iran’s team prevailed over Gilas, Filipinos started coming out with hate comments. They posted these hate comments even on Iranian players’ pages. Even during the game, some used the hashtags #Puso and #Putok to describe the Filipino and Iranian teams. It is very racist. There were even people who called Iranians “terrorists” and […]

Hanging onto Gilas Pilipinas (and other famous Pinoys) will not uplift the country

A slew of indignant comments raged over Gogs’ insightful article “Why A Smart Gilas Win Means Nothing To Me.” This is the same outrage fadism which flooded my own article “Why Pinoy Pride will not save the Philippines.” Instead of taking the lesson and doing better from it, or even just making some noteworthy and […]

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Filipinas or Pilipinas? What is in a name?

Filipinas or Pilipinas? While this issue has kept the social media abuzz and has given the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) the attention they want, changing the name without the proper understanding of “What is in a name?” will promote nothing but another superficial change. The proposed name change is said to help invoke a […]

P and F defect: Changing the official name from ‘Pilipinas’ to ‘Filipinas’

I’d think twice about changing the “official name” of the Philippines to “Filipinas”. Try doing an image search on the word “Filipinas” in Google and you will find what the term generally connotes. Not very flattering, to say the least. Certainly the results of that Google image search will not be consistent with the goals […]

Tax season na! It’s raining P****g I*a!

May kapatid akong tumatangis na tax computation/adjustment month na naman at masama ang loob dahil wala naman siyang nakikitang kapuna-punang pagbabago o maramdamang magandang serbisyo mula sa gobyerno. Kaya ang tanong niya saan napupunta ang binabayad niya? Sabi ko dapat sa debt servicing, infrastructure, public and social services pero  “paramount” sa lahat, ay ang sosyal […]