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It’s ‘normal’ when PNP train assault rifles on unarmed civilians, Supt. Floro?


[After the “million people marching” against corruption (P10 B pork scam), we repaired to one nook for coffee to draft a statement condemning the PNP raid on Aksyon Radyo station. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) with its president Nestor Burgos (PDI) and Iloilo Press Club (IPC) president Francis Allan Angelo, agreed […]

After rally, march & exorcism: power of Christ compels you!


rally and exorcism       The protest did not kick off with the usual opening prayer, but with an “exorcism”, presided the Ecumenical Forum on Church Response (PCPR), an alliance of male and female religious from the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, Catholic and protestant churches to include the Salvation Army.           […]

To run again?


Flores: running again?     I chanced upon Atty. Gerry Flores at the MCLE Seminar at Hotel Marut August 22-23, 2013. He smiled as he informed me he had a pending protest fled with the Comelec against his rival in the last elections.   “I shall run again,” he says. “I am keeping in touch […]

Boy Angsot strikes anew


The real info officer of the Kingdom by the River, Mary Lao, thought she was blessed after King Arthur ordered a gripe session where she poured her heart out against Boy Angsot the pretender.   The occasion gave Mary Lao and another aggrieved denizen, Dyukalping, opportunity to update King Tura of the shenanigans of Boy […]

PBO: offshoot of superstition


What’s Iloilo city hall is really after: decongest traffic or provide livelihood to drivers?   City hall continues to peddle the superstition that provincial jeepneys are the culprits for road congestion.   That parochial view insists that Iloilo City must be for Iloilo City residents. Beyond its borders are foreign lands peopled by aliens and […]

Bogus transport leaders, racketeers behind Comprehensive Perimeter Ordinance


One doesn’t have to be a rocket scientist to smell rat in the upcoming Comprehensive Perimeter Boundary Ordinance which seeks to ban all provincial PUJs from unloading passengers and cargoes at the Super Market or Terminal Market which is not even at the center of downtown Iloilo City.     Bagong Alyansang Makabayan members at […]

Backstabbing at PCL-Iloilo election


ILOILO CITY – Iloilo Gov. Arthur D. Defensor, Sr. is not entirely smiling after his ward clinched the presidency of the Philippine Councilors’ League  (PCL) – Iloilo Chapter August 13 at a sea-side restaurant here. Defensor: stabbed in the back? (file photo, with two Ph softball teams who won the Asian cup and are now […]