The unusual indifference of Comelec

The unusual indifference of Comelec

A video that went the rounds of social media was said to have been taken from a polling precinct on election day. It showed a man with his back to the camera wearing a t-shirt with the face and name of Ilocos Norte candidate Sandro Marcos. Above Sandro’s likeness were...
Wanna Ver, Lorenzo Leviste, Robyn Remulla

Wanna Ver, Lorenzo Leviste, Robyn Remulla

If the son or daughter does the sins of the father or mother, the son or daughter also sins. That is the true meaning of the oft-quoted “sin of the father, sin of the son” reference lifted from the Bible. It was revoked conveniently by trolls, spread to social media...
Wanna Ver, Lorenzo Leviste, Robyn Remulla

How Marcos ill-gotten wealth extended to media

The best definition of news with a far-reaching social consequence is one offered by the American Press Institute: “Though it may be interesting or even entertaining, the foremost value of news is as a utility to empower the informed.”It was by way of news, its...
Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Isko Moreno Domagoso went to his classy Manila Pen press conference bringing three things: his larger-than-life ego, the wrong mathematical formula, and a substantial checkbook.First, his ego was his most important blunder. But there is not much to say about it. Egos...
Who let the dogs out?

People Power is here

I witnessed my first political rallies in the early 60s. Our house in Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao was in the vicinity of the community amphitheater where candidates would orate before the public to win electoral favor.I recall my first glimpse of a Philippine president...
Who let the dogs out?

When a co-conspirator is appointed

A public official in his sound faculty would never have done so. Even the basest transactional politician would look after his public image. Many of them even swear that they do not steal money from the public coffers. Of course we know they do. But when they start...