They say lying in politics is nothing new, in fact there’s a science behind it.Read More Betrayal
Commotion erupted on the Senate floor last night as two prominent Senators got into a verbal stand-off that almost turned physical. Senators Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri and Antonio Trillanes IV got into an altercation over the Senate proceedings of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) bribery scandal. The case was supposed to be investigated by a […]Read More Zubiri v.s. Trillanes: Is It Really Wrong to Call Migz a “Cheat”?
After an attempt by law enforcers to forcibly remove him failed, beleaguered Makati City mayor Junjun Binay voluntarily left his city hall amidst criticism over what had transpired a week earlier. Earlier this week, the Office of the Ombudsman suspended the mayor – for the second time this year – over his involvement in an […]Read More Seeing Through the Binay’s Political Rhetorics
They say that ‘behind every successful woman is a meek little man’. During the era of the Arroyo presidency that seemed to be the case; as her wife Gloria Arroyo swooped to power and was continuously ranked among the most powerful women in the world, Mike appeared to be the modest husband who kept himself […]Read More Decoding Mike Arroyo
One of my favorite Aesop’s fables growing up was the anecdote of the dog in the manger. It was not only the curious caricature on the cover page that made it memorable for me, but the underlying moral lesson of the story in general. Imagine a mongrel enclosed in a holding pen, unable to roam […]Read More The Dog in the Manger
After delivering a speech that supposedly described to the world the serious need for aid of the people in Mindanao, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s speech before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly was met with massive discontent and was even ignored by some delegates. Now, we have to think if whether they ignored the country or […]Read More Voice Unheard