CIA

I WENT over the video again. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong didn’t say the European Union ambassadors should leave the country within 24 hours, as reported by the mainstream media. What he actually implied was that once any EU ambassador interferes in our...

WATERSHED IN US HISTORY

Tomorrow, January 20, will be a watershed in US history.  Never in its history has there been so much anxiety, fear even, among the American people of what might happen during the inauguration of an incoming President, Joe Biden. 

THERE’S NO ALTRUISM IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said Digong has done “great” in the last four years.  Hardly anyone will quarrel with that. However, there is one thing where Digong has not done “great” after four long years –...

HISTORICAL IGNOMINY AWAITS DEL ROSARIO

REMINDERS - I am placing this segment at the beginning of this piece, hoping that the authorities concerned will stop ignoring (“dine-deadma”) the issues listed below: 1)   IS THE US BACK IN SUBIC? – There was a report that the mainstream media...

MENDICANT MENTALITY

I feel sick to the pit of my stomach whenever I hear or read about the argument advanced by the critics of the termination of the VFA, including some senators and congressmen who should know better, that we stand to lose US aid and grants.  

PASSPORT REVOLVING FUND “GONE” – LOCSIN

Foreign Secretary Teodoro “Tweeterboy” Locsin, Jr., who assumed office in October 2018, tweeted that the DFA’s  entire Passport Revolving Fund (PRF) is “gone,” and its arrears to APO Production Unit, the country’s passport printing contractor, has reached P388 million.

SURGE OF WHITE NATIONALISM

Kudos and thanks to ALL the companies, groups, organizations and kind-hearted individuals for readily responding to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong’s appeal to help in alleviating the hardships being suffered by the poor due to the lockdown of the entire...

THE SUPREME COURT AND THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL

President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte’s alleged trip to Singapore the weekend before last has again given rise to speculations about his health. Consequently, the matter of presidential succession again became the subject of much discussion in many quarters notwithstanding what...

Tweeter Boy

Teodoro ‘‘Tweeterboy” Locsin, Jr., the oligarch and elitist foreign secretary of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte aka Digong, has been severely criticized by several sectors of society, particularly the media, for tweeting expletives at a couple of reporters.  After Jhennet Enano of Inquirer reported that Digong skipped...

DIGONG’S EMPTY THREAT

"If they (the US) can't deliver at least 20 million doses (of anti-COVID-19 vaccine) at a minimum, they better get out.  No vaccine, no stay here," declared President Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte. He was referring to the Visiting Forces Agreement...