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Sunday, September 23, 2007


ricky, abe

The accumulated evidences are accumulated reasons why GMA cannot just step down after 2010.

That’s why what Abe calls a "constitutional coup" is also a GMA option.

So I ask Abe whose constitutional coup?

a) GMA's constituional coup is the cha-cha railraod agenda that’ss uspended for now but could be re-activated,

b) Military coup lead by JO's, supported by civil society PO's, a constituional rescue, to restore, uphold and defend the constitution,

c) Popular uprising, general, nation-wide, multi-sector outrage, media-hyped, cry for change "tama na, sobra na, palitan na", revolutionary gov't, new constitution?

The Destabilizer on ANC Thursdays 10PM

This week's episode:“I’m sick over what’s happening to our country, but I just don’t know what to do.”

Friday, April 07, 2006


Juan dela Cruz is the common Filipino, the collective Filipino. Let us all rediscover ourselves, who we are, should be, as Filipinos. Let us rediscover the goodness in us – kabutihan ng kalooban ng bawat isa. Do we still remember the folk song refrain: “sa kabukiran may gintong kalooban”? Let us complete a portrait of Juan dela Cruz by contributing, each, his/her unique piece or pixel without which the picture cannot be completed. We may not like, or even recoil at an ugly or even obnoxious image of a sick stranger – how we have become to each other, as Filipinos. But we cannot be healed unless we overcome the intolerance or revulsion at an ugliness or ineptitude that we easily see in others but not in ourselves. Let us embark on a journey of rediscovering: On Journeying as a People, as Global Filipinos @

Tuesday, March 28, 2006


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