Limit

THEY’D HAD ENOUGH. The COMELEC 35 were not moved by partisanship or lucre; they had simply reached their limit. They’d been tasked to manage a computerized tabulation system to legitimize the February 7, 1986 Snap Elections. Information technology in those days was embryonic, and theirs was no easy job; it could only be done by experts. They viewed

Hope

I’VE HAD TROUBLE sleeping since November 18 when Marcos was surreptitiously interred, but when I got home after the November 30 protest rally at the People Power Monument, I slept like a baby. Not only because I was tired, having stood and shaken my fist and shouted my throat hoarse from 4 till 10 pm,

Teach Your Children

IT MUST BE wonderful to grow up knowing you have a future. To be able to plan, believing that what you work for you might keep; to envision a sparkling someday and feel entitled to it. That must be nice. I suppose that’s how young folks today feel. Many of them were reared in liberty

“Always Remain Filipinos”

Perhaps one day we will learn to unite even in the absence of a common foe. That is the ideal we pursue. I pray the younger generations who have known nothing of repression may in time discover their portion of the Filipino spirit. I long for a day when Filipinos will not have to adjure their citizenship for material comfort, when they may pursue their dreams at home and no more in foreign climes.