Category: vfa

Resolving the EDCA controversy

I am concerned that the decision unnecessarily expands executive power over foreign policy. Justice Carpio’s argument for Edca as justified by our need to have a military alliance with the United States against China reinforces this concern. This is too … Continue reading

Posted in edca, supreme court, vfa

pia & the US bases

bakit di ko makuhang madismaya sa sagot ni bb. pilipinas ms. universe re the u.s. bases.  kasi hindi naman nakakagulat.  iyan naman mismo ang naghaharing pananaw, in no uncertain terms.  good to be reminded what we’re up against.

Posted in america, u.s. bases, vfa

hey, joe! epic fail, joe?

let’s hope that senator grace poe who will be conducting the senate hearings on mamasapano is taking note, and preparing to get to the bottom, of stories in different major dailies re american involvement in that january 25 carnage of … Continue reading

Posted in america, mindanao, noynoy, vfa

pemberton in JUSMAG, camp aguinaldo

pemberton, who is said to be under US custody, was flown to a compound of the Joint United States Military Assistance Group (JUSMAG) in Camp Aguinaldo but no Filipino has yet seen him, it would seem.  dati na bang may JUSMAG … Continue reading

Posted in america, aquino admin, crime, vfa


Asked at a foreign correspondents’ forum on Wednesday if he was following Vice President Jejomar Binay’s lead and go to Laude’s wake, Mr. Aquino replied: “In general, I don’t attend wakes of people I don’t know. I’m uncomfortable with trying … Continue reading

Posted in america, aquino admin, crime, vfa

Just Jennifer

By Katrina S.S. It’s been painful, hearing about, and watching the story of, Jennifer Laude’s murder unfold. It is sad enough that there is a murder of any person in the hands of Americans brought onto these shores on “legal … Continue reading

Posted in america, aquino admin, crime, vfa


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