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Of Duterte, Quiboloy, and KAPA

Disclaimer: I wrote this blog post not to defend KAPA Community Ministry International, Inc. a religious organization that is involved in a Ponzi scheme. Philippine political and religious realities In Philippine politics, the leaders, especially those belonging to political dynasties and large prominent rich families, wear rose-colored glasses, occupy heavenly thrones, and believe they are …

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Jesus or Mammon: Of Christians and money

Love of money, not God, rules A few months ago, I found at church a New International Version (NIV) Bible, which is published and distributed by Touchlife Global Foundation (formerly Biblica). How could someone forget to take their Bible home after religious service? Being a “finders, keepers” person, I took it home. As you would …

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Of Mon Tulfo, Wanda Teo, Ben Tulfo, and Erwin Tulfo

‘Lazy’ and ‘slowpoke’: these were the words Duterte’s special envoy for public diplomacy to China Mon Tulfo used to describe Filipino construction workers. In doing so, he defended the influx of Chinese construction workers as well as illegal, undocumented foreign, particularly Chinese, workers. Most of these illegal, undocumented Chinese workers arrived as tourists and then …

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Open letter to Kuwaiti Instagram star Sondos Al Qattan

To Sondos Al Qattan, a blogger and social media influencer from the Persian Gulf nation of Kuwait, I hope you are in good health when you read this letter. I hope that it reaches you and that you really do read it and above all, reflect and repent after reading. I believe it must have …

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Duterte, not God, is the STUPID one (but he is just being truthful) Part 2

Don’t forget to read Part 1. Duterte’s stupid independent foreign policy Duterte talks about having an independent foreign policy that sides with no particular nation. However, he sides with China and Russia and this he does by criticizing the United States and the United Nations. Stupid, is he not? Diehard Duterte Supporters criticize the Catholic …

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Duterte, not God, is the STUPID one (but he is just being truthful) Part 1

Duterte and religion After reading news articles and social media posts about Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s tirades against the Catholic Church, which culminated into him calling God ‘stupid’, I cannot help but recall a verse I have read in the Bible years ago. The verse says that the foolishness of God is wiser than …

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Trump-Kim Summit

The meeting that will change the world Like everyone else who keeps watch of the upcoming June 12 historic summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and American President Donald Trump – between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America (USA) – we cannot help but wonder what …

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Philippine Politicians Are World-Class Experts on Creating More Taxes (Additional Burden)

Word is out that Filipino politicians, many of them supporters of President Duterte, are all set to tax sugary drinks. While I am not against it (because I rarely consume sugar-sweetened beverages), I believe it is unnecessary at the moment. The Philippine government has yet to streamline its tax collection and run after big tax …

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St Boniface and The Christmas Tree (an article by Steve Weidenkopf)

(Note: While looking for a Christmas topic to write about, I stumbled upon this article by Steve Weidenkopf on the Internet. Since I never knew about the origins of the Christmas Tree (holiday tree is another term) plus I always love to read stories about the origins of things, I read it. I am impressed …

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Reminiscing My Days As A Britney Spears Fan Boy

Musing of a Britney Spears fanboy Are you a over-obsessed fan of artists or just an ordinary fan of songs? About 10 years ago, I was an over-obsessed fan of Britney Spears. I was an instant fan after I first heard “Lucky” and “Oops!… I Did It Again“, the latter which I had thought to …

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