Halloween vs pork
Month: October 2013
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective Social media was bustling yesterday as soon as Malacañang requested broadcast media networks for airtime between 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. so that President Benigno Aquino III could address the Filipino people. The anticipation further intensified when the president’s address was moved one to two hours later. Rarely do presidents interrupt…
The real disaster in our country is neither the flood-inducing typhoons that sink our cities under murky waters nor the earthquakes that crumble our homes. In the end, the real disaster here is the poverty that ruins lives.
“[Judge Ma. Consejo] Ignalaga’s act paves the way for the acquittal of Kapunan and the clearing of the names of people who were higher than him in the Reform the Armed Forces Movement (RAM) chain of command, people who masterminded the murder of our comrades Olalia and Alay-ay.”
ni MARK ANGELES Bulatlat.com Maluwag ang bulsa ng mga dinastiya’t burukrata kapitalista (mistula). Kasi pala: bukal ang masang butas ang bulsa. Kinalburong pasensiya! Lipos na! Said na! Sky’s The Limit (author’s rough English version) Dynasties and bureaucrat capitalists spend money like water. Money, not their own, but milked from meager masses (double-crossed & long-suffering). It’s…
“[Major Harry] Baliaga is even fortunate. He was given the right to bail, the right to defend himself. These are the same rights they denied to Jonas.” – Mrs. Edita Burgos
“It’s a matter others want to avoid. But it’s a reality that has to be talked openly, since the NPA is more active now in Region 11, notwithstanding the statements from the AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines).” — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte
The NPA named the five “prisoners of war” as Barangay captain Lito Andalique, kagawad Marvin Bantuasan, Crisanto Piodos, and Balaba Andalique, and Cafgu tribal member Pepe Subla.
A Chelsea Manning-leaked cable showed how Iceland asked the U.S. to stop European “bullying,” just the first of a deluge of revelations detailing how America throws around its weight.
The US government shutdown was not to blame for the crashing of the food stamp program for poor families in 17 states on October 12, just the latest in a long line of snafus by private contractors hired by government.
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA