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Politics

Opposition “thought leaders” and their idiotic criticism of Duterte’s 2019 State of the Nation Address

Unlike today’s Philippine Opposition and, most certainly, unlike the Yellowtards who “lead” their lot, we try to come up with solutions and alternatives to match our critique. Before Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, I published a preemptive piece on the subject, “If I were Duterte, […]

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Politics

Noynoy Aquino blamed Arroyo for six years and now criticises Duterte over things he could have done as president

If former President Benigno Simeon ‘BS’ Aquino III spent six years of his term blaming his predecessor, he is now spending his retirement years criticising his successor. He’s been snubbing current President Rodrigo Duterte’s annual State of the Nation Addresses but does not miss any opportunity to take pot shots at his speeches after. It’s […]

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Government

#SONA2019: Duterte demands more accountability from both public servants and the people they serve

President Rodrigo Duterte just became an honorary member of Get Real Philippines when he said “We are our own enemy” in this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). Indeed, it is the people who tolerate and perpetuate corruption that contribute to much of the problems of the Philippines. It’s not just the public servants […]

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Society & Culture

“Activists” attending protest rallies in this year’s #SONA2019 should LISTEN

Protest rallies are meant to encourage their participants to make noise rather than listen. This is unfortunate because most real learning happens when listening and not when one is talking. It is therefore ironic that the very mobs who issue shrill cries that “press freedom” is “dead” are the very ones who would engage in […]