Pinoys Really Need To Stick To ‘Principles’

“Principle.” A fairly simple word, isn’t it. Three syllables and about nine letters long. However, what’s sad is that it’s meaning is lost on a lot of us Filipinos. Thing is, it may sound simple but to put it into practice is something else entirely. So just what are “principles”? Well, to have principles means sticking to […]

Virtues And The Filipino Mindset And Why They Don’t Mix Well

Many Filipinos often pride themselves with the idea that the values of old in the Philippines continue to endure. Some people even openly scoff at Western countries, saying that their “liberated” ways has somehow ruined them. But then again, if these people are as decadent as some Filipinos say they are then why is it […]

Usapang Bayad at Suhol: Vice Ganda and Teddy Casiño’s Twitter exchange

Social media was abuzz for a while over a recent Twitter exchange between ABS-CBN comedian Vice Ganda and former Bayan Muna Representative Teddy Casiño. Although Vice had several tweets in relation to President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), one in particular drew quite a bit of attention, and mixed […]

Noynoy Taking A Blowtorch To The Constitution Is Typical Of Pinoy Problem Solving

Some of you are familiar with the story of George Washington and the Cherry Tree. The short version of the story is that a six year old George Washington was so thrilled to be given a hatchet that he tried it on almost anything in the family property. The problem was he eventually got around to […]