LML Polettiques (114)

The Don is dead; federalism, atbp

Thursday, 11 January 2018 15:51 Written by
“DON Mayo is dead! Long Live Don Mayo! We are just into the beginning of the new year and two events occurred: one is personal; and the other, institutional. But both related. Mario Antonio “Mayo” G. Lopez passed away at…

The Don is dead; federalism, atbp

Thursday, 11 January 2018 17:51 Written by
“DON Mayo is dead! Long Live Don Mayo! We are just into the beginning of the new year and two events occurred: one is personal; and the other, institutional. But both related. Mario Antonio “Mayo” G. Lopez passed away at…

My New Year’s resolutions, atbp

Thursday, 04 January 2018 13:08 Written by
IN my last article for 2017, I wrote about a “Politically correct Christmas story?”. I didn’t share this with my grandkids. But I retained a clipping of that article for them to muse upon when they are older and have…

A politically correct Christmas story?

Thursday, 28 December 2017 08:31 Written by
A FEW days ago, at breakfast with my grandkids—Max, five years nine months, Sylvie, three years seven months and Oliver, 15 months—we were having this fantastic freewheeling conversation that revealed to me the logic and wisdom of children.   Max:…

Martial law extension, revgov, atbp

Thursday, 21 December 2017 08:29 Written by
THE approval by Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for a year, ending December 2018, deliberated only for four hours despite questionable constitutional parameters, was unprecedented in its speed. Here, the Deegong showed his vaunted “political will” and Congress…

Martial law extension, revgov, atbp

Thursday, 21 December 2017 08:29 Written by
THE approval by Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao for a year, ending December 2018, deliberated only for four hours despite questionable constitutional parameters, was unprecedented in its speed. Here, the Deegong showed his vaunted “political will” and Congress…

Terrorists among us

Thursday, 14 December 2017 07:54 Written by
PHILIPPINE independence was technically won by us after the second world war. This was meant to free the country from American tutelage. But after several decades of self-government, it became clear that having done away with our foreign colonizers, we…

Aftermath of Nov. 30 non-revgov

Thursday, 07 December 2017 09:44 Written by
“We need a radical change in government. We did not go into a revolutionary government. I don’t want it. Only when everything is turning upside down. Maybe. Hindi nakikinig ang mga gago eh! Bakit ako maghanap ng sakit ng ulo.”…
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