Filipinos and their inability to grasp the concept of “updating one’s stances”

You can’t help but laugh at one of the arguments being made, that those who changed their mind about their manoks – Leni Robredo being the most talked about currently among those manoks – did so because they were paid. It kind of shows you a glimpse that Filipinos can think of hardly any other … Continue reading Filipinos and their inability to grasp the concept of “updating one’s stances”

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Why the use and abuse of “The Silent Majority” annoys me to no end

One, the silent majority is a pretentious name for a minority that wants to appear bigger and stronger than it actually is. Two, a minority, whose political affiliations clearly spell out a desire to return to the unacceptable status quo, cannot presume to speak for the real silent majority, the rest of the people who … Continue reading Why the use and abuse of “The Silent Majority” annoys me to no end

Kanpai! Marcos has been buried in the LNMB!

The Marcos burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB) made me think of the Japanese word Kanpai, for some reason. In fact, the very title of this article kind of seems like an anime title, don't you think? In the Japanese language, depending on the Kanji characters used, the word kanpai can mean two very different things. … Continue reading Kanpai! Marcos has been buried in the LNMB!