Will Manny Pacquiao beat Floyd Mayweather because of Filipinos’ prayers?

Filipinos lead much of the world getting pumped up in the lead up to the day when we find out for sure who really is the pound-for-pound greatest fighter on the planet. Filipinos not just want but need a Manny Pacquiao win. “Filipino pride” depends on it! What can ordinary Filipinos do to “help” Manny […]

Temporary Solutions for Long-Term Problems: The Pinoy’s Most Common Response

My heart goes out to all those who helped Mary Jane Veloso escape her predicament. From those who prayed for her (I’m one of those who believe that prayer does indeed hold some power), those who pleaded for her case to those who chose to spare her from execution, you have my sincerest gratitude. But […]

Simple solution: All President BS Aquino needs to do is apologise to the Filipino people!

Apologies count a lot. Philippine President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III has so far done everything but apologise. If he won’t apologise for being responsible then he should at least apologise for what happened under his watch. Lots of things could have been done differently, and even if Aquino could not possibly control everything, he […]

In the Gospel I See Noynoy Aquino

  Some of you will go to Church this Sunday. In the event you are Catholic I strongly you recommend you email this blog to your priest. Tell them they can take off having to write the sermon for Sunday. Move over Rover, let Father Gogs take over. Get Real Philippines   is my pulpit. […]

MMDA is living on a prayer instead of thinking about solving EDSA’s traffic problems

It seems Filipino public servants are incapable of thinking outside the square when it comes to addressing the problems that plague the nation. Most of them rely on prayer to solve issues rather than apply science and technology — an approach that could actually yield permanent solutions. Take the case of the Chairman for Metro […]

Future Chief Justice: Leila De Lima can still rescue Hacienda Luisita from the Filipino peasantry

It’s the cop out of choice of Filipinos. God made me do it. Current Philippine Justice Secretary Leila De Lima reportedly “agonized” over the decision on whether or not to accept her nomination to the seat of the Supreme Court Chief Justice. According to her, she spoke to Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III […]