The Truth About The Parliamentary System, SM Baguio Pine Trees, and Paul Farol

Someone named Session Rogue tipped me off that a blogpost containing twisted and defamatory information about me is being spread around Facebook again and told me that I should set the record straight. And my initial reaction was, “What does my personal life have to do with any of the issues I am discussing?” The truth […]

Why Can’t SM Baguio Bashers See The Bigger Environmental Sin

On TV Patrol, I saw and heard Ka Noli De Castro introduce and SET THE TONE on a report about the cutting of SM Baguio’s 60 trees this way: “Pinutol na ang anim na pung puno sa Luneta Hill dahil sa itatayong seven storey sky park ng isang mall sa Baguio City. Ito’y kahit na nasa […]

Organic Farms and “Eco-Parks” are Ruining Baguio’s Mountainsides

For the nth time, numerous so-called “environmental activists” have come under the case of the vapors against tree cutting around Baguio. Once again, I’m inclined to reiterate on how gullible and how off-the-point the people of Baguio are, especially those who claim to be “for the environment.” Mt. Sto. Tomas, locally known as Cabuyao, is […]

Farming Kills More Trees In The Cordilleras

Some people can’t be bothered long enough to think while they’re on their ride on the latest environmental conservation bandwagon on social media. Given that most people on social media are in their late teens or early twenties, the demographic alone tells you that selling “critical thinking” to the YOLO crowd can have you face-desking […]

One Year On: Why I Believe both SM and Save 182 have Failed Baguio City in 2012

It was around a year ago when I wrote a commentary on Get Real Philippines entitled “Baguio City: Ruined by Pinoy Mentality.” It was a timely article, considering the ramifications of various events happening in the City where I currently live in. One of the Philippines’ largest commercial and real-estate institutions had plans to construct […]