Filipino, ang pambansang wikang dapat pang ipaglaban
Nakalulungkot na sa panahong ito, patuloy pa rin ang pakikipaglaban para magkaroon ng lehitimong lugar sa ating kamalayan ang isang wikang matagal na nating gamit. Ito ba ang wikang may gahum?
PNoy’s ratings are down but it’s not because of the DAP
The decline in the ratings of the President and his administration can be attributed to two issues that are very important to the lower income classes of our society: the increase in the prices of basic commodities particularly of rice, and the continued rise in the price of electricity.
PNoy and the fifth commandment
The fifth commandment makes sense to President Benigno Aquino III because it is really about the unrealized hopes and dreams of his parents for a less corrupt and a more just democratic institution. And so, to stay faithful to those memories and legacies is to continue the saga of what his parents had started and paid for with their lives.
When the presidency becomes a personality cult
The danger of a Presidency that subsists on a personalistic cult, and is derived from a near-hero worship, is that it faces the risk of sinking or swimming on the attitudes of a citizenry that has a short memory, and has an unstable notion of what is popular. For these people, leaders and idols are dispensable.