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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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The Most Dangerous President The Philippines Has Ever Seen

The cat is out of the bag. A netizen blasted President Rodrigo Duterte for instigating the military establishment to form a junta and replace him as the top leader of the country. In a speech before business leaders in Malacanan few days ago, the president dwelt on the possibility of a military takeover instead of following the constitutional succession where the duly-elected vice president takes over as president in case the latter dies, resigns, becomes incapable of performing his task or is...

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‘Anytime Fitness’ Deleted Facebook Post Endorsing Bong Go After Club Members Protested

Bad for business. Let this serve as a fair warning to business entities. Do not let your organization be used to promote someone’s political ambition unless you are ready to lose a substantial number of your clientele. This happened to an Anytime Fitness branch in El Pueblo, Ortigas after it posted several photos in its official Facebook page openly supporting the rumored candidacy of Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go as senator. In the said pictures, a staff of Anytime Fitness...

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Lawyer Blasts Roque: A Scum Of The Lowliest And Ugliest Kind

The degenerate Harry Roque strikes again. This was how a lawyer began her succinct but fully-loaded diatribe against the presidential mouthpiece. Attorney Eloi Sy, former Deputy Chief Presidential Legal Counsel under the previous administration, was reacting to Roque’s remark that former president Noynoy Aquino should have done more to protect human life during his term. Apparently responding to Aquino’s criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights versus human lives statement during...