Were the Kidapawan farmers infiltrated by communists and incited to violence? #BigasHindiBala

Here is what the commie groups Gabriela and the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) should have advised the farmers in Kidapawan when they decided to air their grievances through a rally last Friday, the 1st of April. “Let’s organise a protest and attract attention to our cause. The police will come. If they disperse us, stand […]

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 […]

Repeat after me: I am the Philippines and I am home to a dysfunctional society

I realised the whole problem with the prevailing discourse within the social media space I inhabit: there is too much discussion about politics and not enough about the underlying issue with Philippine society that I have long highlighted is the real deal here — Filipino culture. Fact is, the Philippines is beset by a really […]

The Philippines – not just an Ampaw Republic, but a Kaharian ng Araw too

If there’s one good thing I can say about president Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino, it’s that I can count on him to provide entertainment value while he goes through the motions of that role which he “accepted” in 2010, albeit reluctantly. All this started of course, when BS Aquino made news because of a speech […]

The Philippines: an Ampaw Republic governed by an Ampaw President

It all started with former Congressman Teddy Casiño’s morning greeting on Twitter… Good morning citizens of the Ampaw Republic! That pretty much made our morning. Within minutes, hordes of Pinoy Pridists descended upon the hapless activist, denouncing his likening of the Philippines to the no-substance low-nutrition Filipino dessert ampaw. Ampaw is made of puffed-up grain […]

Thomas Van Beersum learns what getting in trouble in a Third World nation is REALLY like

Poor Thomas Van Beersum. He now stands as a shining lesson to Western Europeans of what it means to get in trouble in a Third World country half a planet away. Beersum is a Dutch activist who made headlines after participating in a protest rally during the delivery of the State of the Nation Address […]

Loren Legarda and communist candidates: All a politician really wants is to win the election

Election Day approaches. Question is So what? It’s a big deal only as far as the Media and a handful of ‘social media practitioners’ say it is. Other than that what is really at stake for the ordinary Pinoy schmoe? In support of one manok or another, some “experts” will warn the average voter to […]

One more time: Is Bayan Muna senatorial candidate Teddy Casiño really a communist?

A photo posted by social media commentary giant Showbiz Government seems to show campaign paraphernalia of Bayan Muna senatorial candidate Teddy Casiño alongside weapons and explosive devices captured from the armed terrorist group the New People’s Army (NPA). The caption reads… Assault rifles, IEDs, campaign materials of BAYAN MUNA party list and senatorial candidate Teddy […]