The terror
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Automated voting bulldozed to obsolescence the old days of uncertainty over election outcomes. I was weaned on manual ballot counting (1978 to 2007) that started in the night and extended up until the break of day....
May tricks
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is one thing this latest sensationalized Palace conspiracy theory proves, it is that someone in there truly likes the word Matrix.
To change my state with kings
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The rise of two Monarchs in the East may sound like the substance of a Nostradamus quatrain.
Shake shock
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Just as quickly as we shed tears, the tragedy of the fire at Notre Dame fled our consciousness, replaced by the next cataclysm.
Back off
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipinos are waking up to this startling new persona of Rodrigo Roa Duterte (and, by extension, Spokesman Salvador Panelo). Back off, he says to China, in response to their swarming presence at Pag-asa island....
Not all about the whale
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - April 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Have you heard the one about the dead whale that washed up on shore, its belly bursting from all the plastic it ingested?
Patriot games
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Antonio T. Carpio is arguably the most patriotic Filipino of the 21st century.
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Congress can be quite breathtaking in prowess as when it enacts landmark legislation like the BBL, laws on Reproductive Health and the various statutes alleviating the situations of different sectors.
Monumental fails
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Governmental Fail. On behalf of government, MWSS Chief Regulator Patrick Ty has acknowledged fault for the current water shortage faced by millions of Metro Manila residents in the East Zone.
They won’t take debate
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Grace Poe would rather take questions directly from the people on the ground. Sen. Sonny Angara refuses to be baited by Congressman Erin Tanada.
Where have they gone?
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - March 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Our President is not averse to unsettling us with his shock jock manner.
Black and blue
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 23, 2019 - 12:00am
We may not have oil, but we have land.” With these words, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sought to assuage our lingering resentment for not being blessed with as generous a bounty as our ASEAN neighbors when...
In the name of the father and of the son
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Its been said that “when parents commit a crime, its the kids who do the time.”
Lost and found
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am
There has been a severe strain on the rule of law under this administration.
Messiah complex
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - February 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Campaign periods, a.k.a. the silly season, are consistently anathema to the aphorism “ignorance is bliss.
Doli incapax
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - January 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Are we to return to savage days when no distinction stood between children and adults in the commission of offenses?
The red flag is up
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
There was a 2016 House hearing which should have immediately triggered remedial action on the Passport E-printing mess.
Black is the new black
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Wednesday’s fiesta of the Black Nazarene delivered our annual dose of wonder at the sight of millions of Filipinos turning out unshod for a centuries old tradition.
Big bangs
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
It was a year of fireworks. The Supreme Court, after the previous impeachment episodes against Chief Justices Hilario Davide and Renato Corona, was again ground zero.
Our top searches for truth, 2018
by Ernesto P. Maceda Jr. - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The brutal uprootal of Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno
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