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Government Politics

US withdrawal from Afghanistan a wake up call to Philippines — time to deal with their old fair-weather “friend”!

Members of the Philippines’ military-hating Opposition groups (and their communist chums) should read this Nikkei Asia piece “Asia’s US partners must work better together on defense” written by William Bratton. Bratton, citing recent events in Afghanistan, writes about how “America has a rich tradition of discarding allegiances once they are no longer important to its […]

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History Politics

Noynoy Aquino bypassed then DILG Sec Mar Roxas, ordered the Coast Guard, to stand down and ultimately LOST Scarborough Shoal

So the truth is out? Filipinos should learn about putting issues in their proper context. In his Manila Times piece today Bobi Tiglao announces that we finally have “the truth, from an impeccable source”. In “Aquino abandoned Scarborough”, Tiglao writes how, planning to return to Scarborough Shoal after sheltering from a typhoon, Rear Admiral Edmund […]

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History Politics

Juan Ponce Enrile South China Sea exposé leaves Yellowtards and Opposition in stunned silence

The Yellowidiots were laughing at Juan Ponce Enrile (JPE) last night during the airing of the President’s Talk to the Nation, where he was asked to attend, to clarify what really happened during the 2012 Scarborough stand-off. At 97, JPE is still lucid and interspersed his answers to the President with historical context. Most people […]

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Business Politics

Filipinos will not progress if we keep electing puppets of the elite and the oligarchy

Former Customs Commissioner Ramon Farolan has a good memory recalling how former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) addressed the Chinese “occupation” of Mischief Reef. In his Inquirer piece today “Mischief Reef – where it all started”, Farolan writes… For what has happened, there is enough blame to be shared by everyone, not just President Duterte. […]

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Economy Politics

The Opposition LIE to Filipinos whenever they blame Duterte for the loss of Scarborough Shoal

What is really needed is an executive summary of the arbitral ruling, with a comparative analysis of what what status was before and after. One also needs to take into account US foreign policy under former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, or was it the toner way around? In his Manila Times piece “Not […]

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Politics

While Duterte busy with leading a people, Opposition dishonestly weaponise inconsequential idealism

As a political scientist and supposedly a self-styled political operator, Manila Times columnist and De La Salle University (DLSU) professor Antonio Contreras lacks one essential element, which is political pragmatism. In his piece “Fit to be thrown out as trash” he writes… No wonder it is easy for Duterte to throw to waste an important […]

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Politics

Indeed, the Yellowtards are stupid for taking Duterte’s jetski “promise” literally

Looking back, one can easily observe that the only people who took an alleged “promise” made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during his campaign to ride a jetski to the South China Sea to confront China literally are the Yellowtards. So seriously did they take this “promise” that they even used it as fodder for […]

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Business

Admin 2022 Senate ticket should include Mark Cojuangco to push nuclear power development

Carpio’s statements about the service contract for the Reed/Recto Bank dovetails with the analysis presented by former Ambassador Bobi Tiglao in his Manila Times column “Salim (aka MVP), Razon, Ongpin’s project behind Aquino’s discord with China” today. Retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio is clearly lawyering for the oligarchs who hold the service contract for […]

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Politics

Why indeed should Duterte stoop to retired Supreme Court Justice Carpio’s level?

What did you expect morons? Rodrigo Duterte is a duly-elected President. Retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio was appointed to the Supreme Court and, as he is now retired, makes him an ordinary citizen. What personality does Carpio have? The President is the highest official of the land. Why should he stoop down to the […]

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Politics

Justice Carpio backs out from debate fearing possible Scarborough Shoal fiasco fallout

It’s really not surprising that retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio would seize an opportunity to himself back out from the debate on the Scarborough Shoal fiasco… Response of J Carpio on Debate with President Duterte President Duterte personally and publicly challenged me to a debate on the West Philippine Sea issue. He said that […]