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Old Photos And Living Witnesses Prove Enrile Is A Lying SOB

Either senility is catching up on him or that he is really an incorrigible, hopeless liar. We think it’s the latter. During the infamous one-on-one taped interview with former senator Bongbong Marcos, former Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile made a fantastic statement that no one was arrested, jailed, tortured and killed due to political or religious reasons during the martial law years or throughout the presidency of the late Ferdinand Marcos. “Name me one person that was arrested because of...

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Look: Different Accounts Making The Same Pro-Marcos Comment

Troll alert, troll alert. If you are still having doubts regarding the existence of internet troll farms, better think again. As we marked today the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law, online trolls and bots were all over social media defending martial law, praising the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family and flaunting the purported good things that they had done for the country. One of the posts that was swamped with pro-Marcos comments is a photo by online news site...

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UP Administration Denounced For Accommodating The Marcoses

Of all places, why in UP? Netizens including concerned faculty members and alumni of the University of the Philippines (UP) blasted the UP administration led by its president for its “accommodationist disposition towards the current political rehabilitation of the Marcoses.” Last weekend, Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos and the defunct martial law-era Kabataang Barangay reunited to mark the latter’s 43 years of existence. But what is ironic about the event is that it was held in UP Diliman, a...

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Fake News Exposed: Naga Is Not Shabu Capital Of PH

The trolls and fake news purveyors are alive and kicking. Days before, during and even after President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday, July 23, 2018, Facebook trolls and twitter bots were very busy and visible in social media. These paid hacks were not only successful in making their presence felt, they also flaunted the great power of their concerted and orchestrated action like mass reporting and hacking of accounts. The Twitter account of famous...

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Let’s Remind Ourselves Of The Dark Days Of Gloria Arroyo’s Rule

From jailbird to House Speaker. Who would have thought that a discredited former president can a make a major comeback in her political career after being incarcerated for years because of numerous plunder and graft and corruption charges. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, probably the most hated Philippine president since the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, became the first woman House Speaker after a successful but controversial coup against erstwhile speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. Her ascension to the...