Should we vote him Vice-President? To find out, CLICK ON THIS LINK. I’ll soon explain WHY.
Do you agree with CBCP's guidelines for voters? Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Church governing body, CBCP, has issued 10 points to ponder as the country greets the Election Year. No. 8 is highly interesting - A Catholic is not closed to the candidacy of a non-Catholic. It is a dramatic turn-around to the Church position in the 1992 presidential polls when the bishops opposed the candidacy of the protestant Fidel Ramos.
Just my opinion - By Raïssa Robles - Here's something odd about the adoption process of Sen. Mary Grace Poe. The legality of her adoption is based partly on a Martial Law era newspaper that does not seem to exist.
Letty Jimenez-Magsanoc had the balls to look at the dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the face and tell him off, after he inaugurated himself as president for the nth time. I am reprinting below the piece that got her fired from Panorama magazine, that inspired other writers to carry on the fight. She is gone now, but her fighting spirit lives on. This piece, along with the explanation is from The Philippine Press UNDER SIEGE, published by the National Press Club and Committee to Protect Writers in 1984, when it had become even more dangerous to fight the regime.
I would like to share with you all a digital Christmas card I received from Michael Hasper, the deputy head of mission of the German embassy in Manila. It's a monument in Germany of our national hero Dr. Jose Rizal "in winter".
Now that Senator Bongbong Marcos is trying to milk the Star Wars movie "from the sands of Paoay to the moons (????) of Batac," my hubby Alan came up with some interesting facts about Star Wars and the Marcoses.
By Raïssa Robles - Only a block of cheese, er, Chiz stands between Sen. Bongbong Marcos Jr. and the vice-presidency. Which is why, one political analyst told me, the Marcos family is infuriated at Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Who is he anyway? Just the son of Salvador “Sonny” Escudero, a former alalay of their late patriarch, President Ferdinand Marcos.
Thank you very, very much, guys. We all did it.
By Raïssa Robles - A few days ago, I received word that this blog is one of the finalists for the 2015 Bloggys Awards. It came as a rather pleasant surprise since I have not been that active on the net lately due to a highly pressing project. I am sure, you guys at Cyber Plaza Miranda have a lot to do with this. So I would like to thank you all in advance. And a big "Thank You" to my friends in Facebook and Twitter.