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Today’s View : Macario Tiu’s Malformed State Culture and the Philippine Kulelat Syndrome (Part 1)

Today’s View : Macario Tiu’s Malformed State Culture and the Philippine Kulelat Syndrome (Part 1)

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Dec 18, 2013

Applying genetics in the study of politics, we find that what the Americans birthed in 1946 was a monstrous Hispano-American state that inherited all the bad political and cultural genes of the Spanish colonial state and the American colonial state. From the very start, the genetic codes of this malformed state spelled anti-Filipino, anti-Filipino nationalism, anti-people, and anti-poor.

Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

Today’s View : Rotten, rotten system [Prints & Traces]

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Oct 03, 2013

Imagine that! Big lump sums of money going to the personal discretion of the Congressmen and Senators who were blest with Noynoy’s benevolence? Did these sums of money go to projects? Haha! And why not all the legislators were given? If DAP funds are indeed meant for “Accelerated Development”, then where? What concretely are these development initiatives that the senators and congressmen [as recipients of the funds] have undertaken?

Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

Today’s View: The Need for Militant Action

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Sep 26, 2013

In constant vigilance and militant actions, we will be able to get into the essence of the scam. And knowing the essence, we can seek the right solution to the problem. Not just temporary solutions, mind you, but enduring solutions.

[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

[Suara Miskin] Pork is Haram in Islam

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Aug 26, 2013

I have yet to see and hear in the media a Moro politician speak openly for the abolition of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)or commonly called Pork Barrel. Since this debate raged on in Congress, the Moro politicians have been silent about PDAF. Worse, some sang the initial tune of President Benigno Aquino III and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte – that is in defense of the pork.

[PRINTS & TRACES] Where Did Mangulayon Go?

[PRINTS & TRACES] Where Did Mangulayon Go?

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Aug 20, 2013

Human mapatay ni Datu Mangulayon si Gov. Bolton didto sa Lacaron, Malalag, Davao del Sur, iyang gimangnoan ang tanang nakasaksi ug nakahibalo sa makasaysayanong hitabo nga siya lang ug way laing pasanginlan ug idalahig sa pagpatay kang Bolton ug sa kauban niining si Benjamin Christian.

[Prints & Traces] Who is Datu Mangulayon?

[Prints & Traces] Who is Datu Mangulayon?

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Aug 18, 2013

In spotlighting the celebratory pitch and color of the Kadayawan Festival, let us give honor and deference to the unifying common tongue of all Lumads of Mindanao — the Cebuano language as the Island’s lengua franca. And so, allow me to use this as medium in this special write-up about the legendary Datu Mangulayon, the greatest of all Lumads in this part of the Philippine Islands.