Monthly Archives: September 2013

How I Remember Marcos’ Martial Law (Part 2)

One day, at the Baliwag Town Plaza, beside St. Augustine Church where “Kalesas” (horse-drawn carriage) parked, the three of us, Tabog, Pepit, and I saw the man who tortured us with the singing of the Philippines National Anthem in the

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How I Remembered Marcos’ Martial Law

Two types of discipline Ferdinand Marcos wanted to impose on Filipinos during his Martial Law: Harsh and subtle. Harsh was, when Lim Seng, a big time drug pusher was executed by firing squad. Subtle was, when a myth spread nationwide

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How Disrespect on People’s Purse Ruin a Nation

A cultural phenomenon called “Collective disrespect on people’s purse” reached the peak of its sordid revolting effect in the aftermath of the Ten Billion Pork Barrel scams expose. The netizens deluged their anger, frustration and hate on the different social

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How Town Idiot Slaps Truth

Just as any place has its own ruins, any town has its own idiot. Bagong Nayon, my barrio has Inong Isabela. Baliwag Bulacan, my town has Porong. There were movies, too, which used town idiot as catalyst character. Koala, the

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