Pinoy woke kids crying over big bad China’s move against Hong Kong

It’s tough being a ‘woke’ kid (and non-kids, at that) these days. It’s not like 20 or 30 years ago when youthful idealism and stupidity oftentimes crossed and produced ‘wokes’ of that generation. Come on, admit it. We’ve all been there. That indignant scowl at how the world could be so unfair and cruel and…

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Mass Testing doesn’t mean no lockdowns

  Ah, I see now. People who call for mass testing assume that if we know who are the Covid infected, there would be no need for quarantine or lockdowns. I don’t think so. Lockdowns and quarantine are not really dependent on testing, but on what experts decide is the best way to prevent the…

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Is doctor with alleged involvement to DDS Confessions doxxing colleagues out of their jobs?

An interesting development to all these public-shaming mess involving the Facebook site DDS Confessions is the alleged involvement of a physician currently working in the East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC). A certain Dr. Edrie Alcanzare had been in the crosshairs of several pro-administration social media personalities for a few days now because of some intriguing…

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Hindi problema ng buong bansa

Ang hindi mapigilang gawain ng maraming tao ay palabasin na problema ng buong bansa o kahit ng buong mundo pa nga ang isang bagay na, sa totoo, ay personal mo lang na problema. Bakit ba nahihiya ang mga tao aminin na pansariling kapakanan nila ang pangunahin nilang isinusulong? Ano ang nakakahiya doon? Ano ba ang…

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Start with the FICTAP objections

Looks like the key to all this talk about the ABS-CBN franshise and shutdown is FICTAP (Federation of International Cable TV Association of the Philippines). In a recent interview given to GMA 7, FICTAP President Neng Juliano Tamano explained the franchise issue clearly; not muddled by legalese most pro or anti administration lawyers were prone to.…

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Press Freedom My Foot!

Your average specimens of Pinoy netizens are once again quick to react with irrationality and emo-ness towards the closing of corporate media giant ABS-CBN by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)—calling it a “brazen move by the government to stifle press freedom.”   What is lost in all the hullabaloo here is that what happened to…

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What Happened to “Down with the Rich?”

The incident in Dasmariñas Village in Makati seems to have people up in arms against the police again, not long after the Ragos shooting. A video shows a police officer tackling and trying to cuff what looks like a foreign man just in front of his house, who later escaped back into the house. The…

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Rappler’s heavily-slanted “report” on Dasmariñas issue

  The newest social media circus fodder is the Dasmariñas Village incident that involved an expat who was supposedly been “manhandled” by law enforcement personnel. News broke out via Rappler, who wasted no time presenting the details using the video taken by the expat’s wife, his testimonies, and proceeded with the narrative that did not…

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I find it hard to sympathize with Winston Ragos

Now before you get your panties in a bunch, I suggest you take a long, deep breath. Okay now? Let’s go, then. Over at the Twitterverse, the “wokes” are once again up in their virtual arms condemning a certain Police Master Sergeant Daniel Florendo for shooting retired Corporal Winston Ragos. The incident happened at a…

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Debate over Cop Killing former Army Man May Lead Nowhere

Many are up in arms over the police officer who killed a former army man in Quezon City. Many defend the policeman, saying the former army man should have complied and not reached into his bag. Others say the policeman should have not reacted that way and could have avoided shooting Ragos, the army man.…

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