LML Polettiques (114)

Your mandate: Revise the Constitution, then leave!

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 11:41 Written by
ON Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Philstar.com came up with a news item: “SWS: Duterte’s satisfaction rating plunges across all areas”Wednesday, July 11, The Manila Times bannered on its front page, “SWS poll: Duterte’s rating suffers 11-point drop in Q2”Friday, July…

Nazi pogrom – Trump’s version

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 14:38 Written by
LAST week, my two grandchildren visited us in Davao for a few days at the start of their school summer break. Sylvie just turned 4 and Oliver is 21 months. I think of them in light of what’s happening in…

Lips to lips

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 12:17 Written by
I SPENT some of my best years growing up in a place called Calinan. It was not exactly a barrio but a city district of Davao. Before the Davao-Bukidnon road was constructed in the 1970s, opening up Northern Mindanao, Calinan…

Resistance Coalition vs Calida

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:55 Written by
LAST week, I wrote about the emerging Resistance Coalition, a reinvention of the Yellow Army, led by their generals in Congress, Senators Pangilinan and Hontiveros and several talking heads at the House of Representatives. Apparently, they see Solicitor General Jose…

The birth of the resistance

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:46 Written by
IN a real war, organized resistance after a defeat takes a little while. During World War 2, when Hitler overrun Poland, France and the low countries in Europe, only Britain was left standing. The British isles, protected by the English…

West Philippine Sea

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 11:38 Written by
Part 1 – A discordant foreign policy“IF rape is inevitable, you might as well enjoy it.” This just about sums up our foreign policy with regard to the West Philippine Sea (WPS). But the inevitable has happened. We are already…

Duterte Doctrine revisited

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 14:52 Written by
LAST year, I wrote an article about the President’s firing of the perceived corrupt and incompetent members of his official family. The manner of these high-profile dismissals, I declared then, could be the core hypothesis of DU30’s emerging “whiff of…

Millennials take on DU30 and EDCA

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 15:27 Written by
THE Centrist Democracy Political Institute (CDPI) has been accepting third-year college students as OJT interns (on the job training) for the past decade. We have been fortunate in having young people (aged 18 to 22 years), coming from different schools…
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