LML Polettiques (123)

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.”…

The final solution?

Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:14 Written by
THE title does not refer to the Jewish pogroms that started in the Middle Ages in Europe which culminated in the Nazi extermination policies that brought on the Holocaust. It refers to an attempt at a “final solution” to the…

Cha-cha is running out of time

Thursday, 23 November 2017 09:23 Written by
LOOKING back these past 16 months, the euphoria of the 16 million or so voters that catapulted DU30 to power shows some signs of fading. Those who are in social media will see the deepening divide between the exuberant “DDS…

IS in the Philippines

Thursday, 16 November 2017 07:09 Written by
Part 2 – Marawi aftermath THE Islamic extremist leaders in the battle of Marawi—Isnilon Hapilon of IS and the Maute brothers Omarkhayam Romato and Abdullah of Dawlah Islamiya—were sent posthaste by the police Special Forces to Jannah with its 72…
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