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More on the ladyboy murder

In the Philippines, theese days, the murder of a ladyboy take the head lines. BenigO says what has to be said.

And, sure, the New York Times and the Associated Press, as Ching points out, have both signed up to a so-called “style guide” that, get this, “addresses gender inaccuracy and homophobia in the news.” How exactly choosing to address Jennifer by his real name may be construed as “homophobia” is anyone’s guess.

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Bold Alligator.

I don’t know whose job it is to name exercises and wars, but I want that job. No, I need it. “Bold Alligator”? Oh, how I want to be paid to invent crazy names for military exercises … 39 more words

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Out now! US troops, out now!

Out there, there is too much that the mainstream media have published; out there, it’s been a taboo topic. If you’re still trying to figure it out, this is the best time to stand up for justice. 595 more words


WATCH: U.S. Marine survives headshot from Taliban sniper

A video of three U.S. Marines conducting an operation in southern Afghanistan shows one Marine surviving a direct headshot from a Taliban sniper.

The chilling video, posted to YouTube by veteran Sam Arnold in late September, has garnered more than 1 million views. 119 more words


Re-examining the former US Military Bases in the Philippines

My progressive lolas, Aida Santos and Ninotchka Rosca, are up in arms against what happened in Subic.

Learned from Aida that a comprehensive people development program for former “entertainment” industry stake holders in the former US military bases was never funded by Philippine government since the time of Cory Aquino. 41 more words


The UAE Wants To Buy More US-made HIMARS

It’s one of the fastest growing defense exports from the US and a leading Arab state wants 12 of them.

According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which oversees US arms sales around the world, the United Arab Emirates is… 518 more words

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