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We Were Wrong, Part 2


The hype was palpable for Bongbong Marcos with the pre-election surveys. He’d been leading by a good margin when Leni Robredo started catching up. That was before the Iglesia ni Cristo and El Shaddai endorsed him, and even if they didn’t I doubt he’d lose that many votes. 263 more words

Current Events

Viral Post: Philippines, A Fooled Nation?

“My Professor once said that one of the economic models of East Asia as well as the South during the post war era particularly in the 1960’s are based on Japan and the Philippines. 997 more words

Journal

Political gibberish over coffee

The Filthy Companion* was clad in sleeveless shirt and sexy white shorts, and the first words she said as I slid into the seat opposite her were: “I have a theory. 347 more words

Philippines

What A Woman’s Shoes Say About Her

Several weeks ago, I drove from Colorado to Kansas to be with my mother while she was treated for pneumonia.   Mom remained in her apartment taking antibiotics, receiving nebulizer breathing treatments, and being cared for round the clock.   422 more words

Dementia/Alzheimer's

Bianca King, na-bash nang husto sa social media dahil sa litrato kasama si Imelda Marcos

Bianca King with Imelda Marcos (Photo courtesy of Instagram: @bianca_king)
Just because she posted a photo of her with Imelda Marcos ay na-bash na nang husto si Bianca King. 25 more words

News

A European View of America’s Elections

The election of America’s next president will have vast global effects. This is inevitable, due both to the United States’ pre-eminence and the nature of globalised economics, and means that the current tangle of primaries and caucuses to decide the parties’ nominees is watched with great attention around the world. 663 more words

Politics

A sample of Marcos era corruption for the millennial generation

There is no more fitting criticism and condemnation, even if it is only a sample of the Marcos era corruption perpetrated by the conjugal dictatorship, among others, than to see an article being published in the national papers referring to this disreputable family who are back in power and seeking higher government positions. 1,238 more words

Government