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Happy Summer

Hey there bloggy friends!

I thought this would be A stellar opportunity to announce my departure from social media and my acceptance into independent living outside of conjecture and scrutiny.. 70 more words

My Tagálog identity ends where my Filipino identity begins

I know one local historian in Batangas who takes pride in everything Batangueño. Nothing wrong with it. The error begins whenever he starts to brag that Batangueños are the bravest in Filipinas, that they had the most sophisticated lifestyle during the early days of our country, that they contributed the most to Filipino history and culture, etc. 654 more words

Identidad Filipina

I thank you today, President Reagan, Sir

Make the analogy with this ecclesia militans, with each united to the One Warrior, Mary’s Divine Son, the Prince of the Most Profound Peace. Go to Confession. 58 more words

Spiritual Life

No, We Don't Need Patriotic Media!

A UK government Minister, Andrea Leadsom, has urged British broadcasters to be more patriotic in their coverage of Brexit. US President Donald Trump would doubtless approve, but her intervention deserves to be greeted with a giant raspberry. 239 more words

Playing soldiers

Easing myself back into political watching so switched Twitter back on.  Yeah I know. 414 more words


The Sound of Drums

Andrea Leadsom’s call for ‘patriotic’ Brexit coverage prompts anger, says the Guardian headline — as we might expect, some would say, they are, after all, one of the ‘Remoaner’ outlets. 737 more words


Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

So, in 1775, said Samuel Johnson.

I think I can understand that. Patriotism is used by governments to persuade us to support something they are doing, which without patriotism, would be insupportable. 224 more words