LML Polettiques (163)

What gives with VIP bodyguards?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 12:51 Written by
THE past three weeks saw the Tulfo brothers’ public roasting over the uncouth and abusive language of their sibling Erwin toward a member of the Duterte cabinet. This seems to be the trademark of the Tulfos, perhaps as a crass…

What is it with Sara?

Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:21 Written by
AFTER eight seasons, “Games of Thrones” (GOT) has ended. I have been an aficionado of this fictionalized medieval drama set in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Not an iota of the tale is true. No facts. Just pure fiction. But…

Congress leadership fights as political porn

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 08:23 Written by
ON the heels of the recently concluded midterm elections another political circus has come to town. We are never given a respite. But looking from another’s point of view, it never ceases to entertain us. It is often said that…

After Otso Diretso debacle, what next?

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 14:01 Written by
I WILL not delve that much into the midterm election results except to surrender to the will of Smartmatic and the Comelec. I reluctantly accede to the “intelligent” voters who have allowed a plunderer to filter through. And I won’t…

Political dynasties are dead. Long live political dynasties! Atbp.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:58 Written by
THE King is dead, long live the King! This was last proclaimed in England upon the death of King George 6th in 1952; except that a Queen succeeded him, his eldest daughter Elizabeth. Originally in French, Le roi est mort,…

The dying throes of organized labor

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 11:18 Written by
IN my youth, circa the mid-1960s, while working with Raul Manglapus in the Christian Social Movement (CSM), the precursor of PDP Laban, CDP and the Centrist Movements, I had the privilege of meeting some of the prominent names of the…

One last look – before the 13th

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 12:03 Written by
THE Holy Week allowed people some time to reflect on coming events that will indelibly shape our country for the next several decades, the national midterm elections on May 13. For such serious contemplation, my spouse Sylvia and I decided…

On RevWar: Does DU30 have what it takes?

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 12:50 Written by
ONCE again, the Deegong has threatened a revolutionary government. This could be the latest harangue of an infuriated president. But this time, he didn’t mince words on using this power to get rid of his critics, whom he now calls…
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