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Why GMA needed Chavit as Deputy NSA
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Something is not right with the appointment of Luis “Chavit” Singson as Deputy NSA (National Security Adviser).
Is there really a Mike Velarde vote factor?
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - May 10, 2007 - 12:00am
Unless my eyes were playing tricks on me, Mike Velarde’s Saturday Night crowd has become noticeably thinner and a far cry from the original Luneta...
Know how they will cheat
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 29, 2007 - 12:00am
We must commend and support the efforts of citizens who invest time and money to form election watchdog groups. But it is one thing to organize a watchdog group and quite another to make sure that...
Pacquiao as traditional politician
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 26, 2007 - 12:00am
Manny Pacquiao may be one of the world’s best boxers but for the sake of our country, let us not overdo our tribute for the sports icon by closing...
Gloria must now consider her egress scenario
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 24, 2007 - 12:00am
With the recent confluence of events, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) ought to start considering her remaining options. Regardless of whether one is supportive or critical of GMA, the fact is that the...
Know Arroyo’s weapons of mass deception
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 22, 2007 - 12:00am
"After digging to a depth of 100 meters, Japanese scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 1000 years. Japan’s Prime Minister Abe announced...
Why do they bellyache about surveys?
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 19, 2007 - 12:00am
A lot of flurry is now descending on our two most prominent survey organizations, the SWS (Social Weather Stations) and Pulse Asia as their findings begin to hurt more and more candidates in the national...
Public distrust and how it impacts
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 17, 2007 - 12:00am
Survey firm Pulse Asia had a media release on April 11, 2007 on the public trust/distrust ratings of selected public figures and groups and its findings are consistent with the results of other past surveys....
Mike’s Easter experience
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 15, 2007 - 12:00am
South China Morning Post’s Raissa Robles got me thinking about First Gentleman Mike Arroyo. Raissa used to be a STAR staffer during its early years....
Chairman Ben Abalos is on the hot seat again
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 12, 2007 - 12:00am
Get 10 lawyers to advice you on a legal issue and you’ll likely get 10 different recommendations. Be that as it may, the Comelec (Commission...
SWS Easter shocker: Opposition winning local races!
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 8, 2007 - 12:00am
Easter is mankind’s great moment of victory and news of the resurrection must have struck the hearts of the Pharisees like a thunderbolt. It must be the...
If only our sinful politicians could be like Judas
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 5, 2007 - 12:00am
This Holy Week, Church leaders should focus the attention of our sinful traditional politicians on Judas Iscariot instead of Jesus Christ. It is not just because our sinful traditional politicians...
Arroyo should listen to the mothers of Parola
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - April 3, 2007 - 12:00am
The unfolding story of hostage-taker Jun Ducat and his children affects many people in different ways. The interesting part is that a person’s...
Why Filipinos think the Arroyo regime will cheat
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 29, 2007 - 12:00am
In all the years I have spent observing Philippine political exercises, no election has invoked so much public skepticism as the May 2007 elections. This time, there are just too many people who are convinced...
We have our own ‘300 Spartans’
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 25, 2007 - 12:00am
The outstanding success of the film "300" is not at all surprising. People are awed by true stories of outstanding feats of heroism especially when set against hopelessly insurmountable odds....
Why troops were deployed in Metro Manila
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 22, 2007 - 12:00am
Former President Fidel V. Ramos (FVR) helped conserve my calories. Last week, I requested Mae Gaffud — FVR’s...
There is hope after all
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 18, 2007 - 12:00am
This political text joke is one of the best I’ve received: "St. Peter asked the Lord why the Philippines was spared from the devastating effects of the 2004...
What if the Reds resort to terrorism?
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 15, 2007 - 12:00am
Puny minds and arsonists share something in common: they deal with problems by pouring gasoline on fire. The desperately stupid are too shortsighted to consider long-term consequences.
GO must redirect its strategy – fast!
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 13, 2007 - 12:00am
The February 24-27 survey of the SWS (Social Weather Stations) shows the Genuine Opposition (GO) enjoying an imposing lead over Team Unity (TU). Nine of the top 12, including the top 6, are anti-Arroyo candidates....
What was Gen. Esperon thinking?
by AS I WRECK THIS CHAIR By William M. Esposo - March 11, 2007 - 12:00am
I don’t recall any instance when General Fabian Ver, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff during the Marcos dictatorship, had even...
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