The New York Times Spin!


One can understand why the New York Times was bad mouthing President Benigno Simeon Aquino.  He did not bring business to New York.  The crooks did. More crooks in the mold of the Marcoses, stealing from the Filipinos and splurging those stolen millions in this sleepless city, means more  business for New York. “One winter morning…

NY Times Mistook The Philippines A Vassal Archipelago Of The U.S.


Some 8509 miles from across the globe, New York Times counseled President Benigno Simeon Aquino to step down from power after  2016 because the fragile democracy in the country is in peril if he amends the constitution to   run again and to clip the powers of the Supreme Court. This unsolicited advice betrays a certain…

A Review of Enrile’s Memoir By Installment…


JPE’s  Memoir, is a narration of  political events that bedevil  the nation beginning  1924, when a poor boy, Juanito Furagganan, JPE’s  childhood name,  was born in  barrio Mission in the town of Gonzaga,  a sandy, coastal, fishing village situated at the mouth of the Mission River, Cagayan, up to the historical impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona of…

Enrile’s Memoir, A Misshapen Narrative!


The Enrile Memoir is his resume — it was a narrative addressed to his employer, the Filipino people begging them to look at him in most favored light and consider him as one of the stalwarts of Philippine politics, a statesman,  if you may. Whether he has achieved this purpose is for the people and…

A Marcos Loyalist Makes A Last Hurrah For Marcos!


A Marcos loyalist had wandered into my blog and  called me names: ‘gunggong’ and ‘bakla’ when I tried to compare the late dictator to the departed DILG Secretary.  One is hated, the other is well-loved. He said that the comparison was way off because Marcos had the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant and a Sta.  Barbara nuclear…

Why It Is Easy To Believe That Marcos Ordered Ninoy Killed!


There are people who believed that on the tragic  day of August 21, 1983, Marcos was bedridden with failing kidneys because of lupus (or due to stressful life, not lupus  according to JPE’s Memoirs) and therefore he could not have ordered the ‘murder’ of the popular oppositionist former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. But Marcos was not always hobbled in…