Tastes So Good, Feels So Bad

McOrigins Burgers, french fries, pizzas, fried chicken, you know the drill. A burst of satisfying gratifying fulfilling satisfaction, gratification, and fulfillment with every bite. Every sip feels so...actually scratch that, most of their drinks are the regular...

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When A Good Thing Goes Bad

Clementia: Goddess of Compassion Simple humanitarianism to those who need it most. Voluntarily giving help to those in need. An act of kindness. The gift of giving. A donation to the less fortunate. A support package to soften the impact of troubled times. In short,...

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Vaccines Anyone?

The 31st of December, 2019 was the day it all began. Just as a new year, a new beginning, a new chance to start over was about to be set in motion, humanity was reminded of its superficial mortality. The World Health Organization’s Country Office in the People’s...

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The Price of Free Media

We’ve technologically advanced more in this century at a rate only replicated by maybe the Greeks. The sum of publicly, and sometimes privately, available human knowledge at the tips of our fingers. Entire industries and livelihoods have been developed in order to...

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Three To Six Months

Tumula Tayo, Bayan Ko Mga Tula ni Jeffrey Roden Pak! Pak!Dalawang putok ng pag-aalanganPak! Pak! Pak!Tatlo pa’t halang na sa patayan Bumulagta na siya sa bagong-build-build-build na lansanganSumisirit ang dugo mula sa gripo na binutas ng balaUsap-usapan nila’y pusher,...

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Death Be With You

Death: Unavoidable. Terrifying. Indispensable.  We organisms blessedly cursed with the awareness of our own mortality have to come to terms with that grim end of our reality. As far as we know, we’re the only beings that have to face our ticking timebombs of life....

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Presidentiables 2022

Mayor Sara Duterte

Mayor Sara Duterte maintained that her parents do not want her to run for the country’s top post, contrary to Malacañang’s statement that her father, President Rodrigo Duterte, wanted her to succeed him. “PRRD has never told me to run, it is quite the opposite. My parents and I have talked about politics twice in the past month and they have been consistent in expressing their opinion for me not to run for a national post,” she explained. In a text message, Duterte-Carpio said that both her parents disliked the idea of her gunning for the presidency in next year’s elections…

VP Leni Robredo

VP Leni Robredo has formally asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to dismiss Bongbong Marcos’ motion for reconsideration regarding the poll protest decision, her lawyer said. In a 52-page comment, the VP, through election lawyer Romulo Macalintal said Marcos’ motion for reconsideration that seeks to overturn the PET decision lacks merit because the arguments presented by the Marcos camp were already discussed in the decision. “[…] Robredo, in her comment on the motion for reconsideration (MR) of Mr. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., of the resolution of the [PET] dismissing his election protest said that the MR must be denied for its utter lack of merit.  The allegations are mere rehash or repetition of the same arguments already settled or decided by the PET in its said resolution,” Macalintal said…

Sen. Grace Poe

Sen. Grace Poe on FB encourages the Filipinos to register in order to avail the Philippine ID System through a short video she shared on how to do it in simple steps. Her post message said, “Narito ang mga sumusunod na hakbang para makakuha ng Philippine National ID. Magparehistro na!“

Bongbong Marcos

Bongbong Marcos on Friday, 2 July 2021, greeted her mother, Imelda, on her birthday accompanied by a collage of photos. His message said, “Happy Birthday sa aking at sa ating Nanay”…

Sen. Manny Pacquiao

Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s seasoned boxing career took a jab from President Duterte amid their ongoing dispute as government officials. “You know he has a scheduled fight but suddenly nag-back out. Probably he knows that he’s too old for that. And failing in his boxing career kung matalo siya, he’s a goner actually,” said Duterte during a speech in Antipolo City on Thursday, 1 July 2021. Pacquiao and Duterte have been going back and forth recently after the Filipino boxing icon pointed out the corruption happening in the current administration…

Mayor Isko Moreno

Yorme Isko Moreno has ordered a thorough investigation against a district hospital nurse arrested by authorities for selling COVID-19 vaccines. According to the mayor, he has already directed Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center (GABMMC) chief Dr. Ted Martin to file appropriate charges against the nurse, who was identified as Alexis Francisco de Guzman. De Guzman was the subject of an entrapment operation in Quezon City, which was conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), after reports came in that vaccines were being sold by hospital officers…

Sen. Bong Go

Sen. Bong Go urged Filipinos to help the government identify, prosecute, and hold accountable unscrupulous public officials by reporting any anomalous activity they see to concerned government agencies. This comes after Sen. Manny Pacquiao claimed that corruption worsened during the Duterte Administration. “Kung meron po kayong nalalaman na mga corrupt na opisyal, isumbong nyo po sa PACC (Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission), isumbong nyo po kay Pangulong (Rodrigo) Duterte. Ako naman po, bilang Senador, kaisa po tayo d’yan para labanan ang korapsyon sa gobyerno,” he said during his visit to fire victims in San Rafael Village, Navotas City on Thursday, 1 July 2021…

Gibo Teodoro

Gibo Teodoro’s Daily Inspirational Quotes:

“Life is a series of internal battles that can leave you struggling to stand in faith. Hold on with a never-say-die attitude. Even after you have been shattered, even if left with nothing. Don’t self-doubt ― it unsettles faith. Be braver than you think you are because God is constantly calling you to be more than you are. Keep on. He’s at the finish line.”

Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano

Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano posted on FB his advocacy and the pending bill along with it on the creation of the Department of Disaster Resilience in time for July as Disaster Resilience Month. Part of the lawmakers FB message goes:

“July is Disaster Resilience Month! Ang Hulyo ay buwan ng pagdiriwang natin ng National Disaster Resilience Month (NDRM). Layunin ng buwan na ito ma palakasin at pagtibayin ang kahandaan ng bawat mamamayan sa hindi magandang epekto ng iba’t ibang sakuna na maaaring tumama sa Pilipinas. Sa kasalukuyan, ang House Bill 5989 na siya sanang lilikha at magtatakda ng kapangyarihan ng DDR ay nakabinbin pa rin sa Senado. “…

Sen. Bato de la Rosa

Sen. Bato dela Rosa said, “I see no problem as long as they are properly supervised. It would be a big help to the [government] to have additional manpower to maintain peace and order],” as he backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to arm civilians as “partners of the police in fighting crime”…

Sen. Ping Lacson

Sen. Ping Lacson said on Friday, 2 July 2021, that Sen. Manny Pacquiao is planning to reveal proof of alleged corruption in the government that “reaches the top” before he heads to the United States to train for his August boxing match. “Sabi niya ‘Alam mo boss, marami akong balak.’..Mukhang desidido siya. Sabi niya nga ‘Talagang kumpleto ako, hindi ako magsasalita nang wala’,” Lacson said in an interview on Teleradyo. The senator said that he and Senate President Vicente Sotto III met with Pacquiao on Thursday, 1 July 2021, where the three talked about the growing rift between the boxer-turned-politician and President Rodrigo Duterte…

Sen. Cynthia Villar

According to Sen. Cynthia Villa that through the collective efforts and systematic approach launched by its local and national officials, Las Pinas City has been coping up well with the coronavirus and its variants. One year and three months since President Rodrigo Duterte imposed “quarantine” in the country to contain COVID-19, the city has efficiently and effectively put up “a steady fight” to win the battle against the current health crisis…

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