Oh C’mon

THREE THINGS ARE choking me up these days: the Bautista teleserye, the Customs fiasco, and the lamentable flaccidity of Alan Peter Cayetano. MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE  I don’t give a hoot about the lurid details of the Tish-Andy controversy. A lot goes on in a marriage that can’t be or shouldn’t have to be explained


“Sidewalk Bistros,”Slice of Life by Larry Alcala (image: Google media). Can”t find Larry? Scroll to the bottom.  BACK IN THE DAY, Larry Alcala’s Slice of Life cartoon in Weekend Magazine was the highlight of our week. “Where’s Larry?” was the question; finding him was the goal. It wasn’t easy. Alcala’s icon was a caricature of his face and

Revolutionary Government?

THE PHILIPPINE STAR’S early report did not say who distributed the “Declaration of the Revolutionary Government” at the April 2 Palit Bise indignation rally. it only cautiously stated that these folks were “likely not [the] Duterte supporters” who called for the protest action. It did not reveal its basis for that conclusion. The Philippine Daily Inquirer’s later item, however, stated that it was the


I’VE GOT TO hand it to Gary Alejano and the Magdalo group. They’ve got a lot of chutzpah. Finally, someone had the guts to call out Rodrigo Duterte and do it in a way that satisfies. Despite the contempt spewed upon it by the president’s (yes-)men, this complaint is a legitimate Constitutional move that can’t


IN MY HUMBLE view, only one candidate for high office prominently deserves election, and that is Leni Robredo. A former public attorney, Robredo stood with her husband, Jesse, in his inspiring yet tragically abbreviated career. She carried on and entered Congress, from which she was drafted by Mar Roxas to be his co-driver on the


THE FRUSTRATED GOVERNOR faced the prisoner. He knew him to be falsely accused, but in vain did Pilate seek to exonerate Him.     “You are a king, then!” said Pilate.     Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason I was born, and for this I came