Adverting to History

At the same time that we are in the Christmas Season, PH Election 2016 is very much in our consciousness. In choosing the next president of the Philippines, it pays to go back to history. Destiny, leadership and capability are in the DNA as well. We are now on the right path, and a detour…

The Die Is Cast

Talk of today. Talk of the future. If ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The die is cast. At stake is you, me, your children, your future. This page cannot afford to be a fence-sitter. We are endorsing Mar Roxas for President.

Loyalty With a Capital L

There is too much at stake in the 2016 Presidential Election in the Philippines.  One false move by the electorate will mean damnation, with Filipinos going back to square one at best and going the way of a failed state at worst. With Europe now being overtaken by refugees from failed states, it behooves Filipinos…

The Top Guns

Magical is how to describe the ascendancy of Mar Roxas. The endorsement by President Noy happened on July 31st, a blue moon at that. Once in a blue moon, one would say. This blue moon is a powerful one and it is signalling that it is time for us to take control and take the…

Poetic Justice and Philippine Politics

By Benjamin Maynigo In the 2010 Presidential elections, I endorsed Noynoy Aquino for President. I also wrote: “Mar Roxas must be elected as Vice President to work with Noynoy. To institute the educational, environmental, economic, electoral, military/police, judicial, civil service, social and constitutional reforms needed, it would take more than six years; in fact, a…

Of Typhoons and Leaders: A Repost

By Kit Belmonte A wise man told me that Filipinos gravitate towards three kinds of leaders – the populist man of the people, the vigilante hero, and the problem solver. Of the three, he says, it is the populist who gets the most support. In the minds of the people, he embodies their needs and…