Author: Manuel Buencamino

The final solution

The final solution

“It is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” – Abraham Maslow Mama gave her 12 year old child a laptop because he needs it for school. One...

Bakit Kami Lang?

Bakit Kami Lang?

The theme of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada’s interminable privilege speech, “The untold PDAF story that the people should know”, is selective justice is injustice or as we say in Tagalog, “Bakit kami lang?” He said, “We have been singled out, Mr....

Tanda, Pogi and Sexy in the dock

Tanda, Pogi and Sexy in the dock

I predict Tanda will be acquitted. Pogi will admit he is Pogi. Sexy will also admit but he will face an additional charge of perjury. Tanda has from the very beginning stated that he does not know Napoles, that he...

Lady’s choice

Lady’s choice

What will have more profound impact on society, Janet Napoles going to jail or a bunch of senators and congressman going to jail? Media has been fueling speculations about the Napoles surrender as if it was a privilege that was...

On Virgie and Jinggoy

On Virgie and Jinggoy

A new video of controversial LTO chief Virginia Torres playing a slot machine in one of the local casinos surfaced a day after an earlier and poorly shot video of her doing the same thing was uploaded on YouTube. The...

Big sticks, chopsticks, and a cake

Big sticks, chopsticks, and a cake

In World War II Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Josef Stalin forged an alliance to defeat Adolf Hitler. It was a reality sandwich they had to eat – as distasteful to the capitalist leaders as it was to the communist...