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PerryScope By Perry Diaz Little did Donald J. Trump realize that by preaching the gospel of hate, it would bring him to the pinnacle of power in America. Or, could it be that he was aware that hate was what dictators use to achieve power and exercise total control over their people? Take Adolf Hitler for one, who arguably was the most despicable of these Read More …

Russian President Vladimir Putin signs annexation of Crimea.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz A series of events that led to Russia’s annexation of Crimea have made many to wonder: why didn’t the western powers do anything to stop Russia from grabbing Crimea? And when Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law that formalized the annexation of Crimea, President Barack Obama stressed that there will be no “military excursion” into Ukraine. That was like telling Read More …

Armed Russian troops wait in convoy

PerryScope By Perry Diaz In a bold and daring move, Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the Russian Parliament to authorize sending troops to Ukraine and Parliament approved it unanimously. Within the hour, Russian military forces crossed the border into Crimea. Obviously, the Russian forces were ready to roll into Crimea and were just awaiting orders from Putin. The Russian invasion of Crimea is reminiscent of Read More …

Anti-China demonstration in Vietnam.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz During his interview with the New York Times at the Malacañang Palace last February 4, 2014, President Benigno Aquino III brought to the attention of the international community China’s aggressive moves in the South China Sea. Little did he know that when he likened China’s rulers to Hitler, it would evoke a vitriolic response from China. Aquino drew comparison to Germany’s Read More …

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Source: The Manila Times President Benigno Aquino 3rd has compared China’s efforts to claim disputed territories with those of Nazi Germany’s, while urging world leaders not to make the same mistake of appeasement, according to the New York Times. The Philippines has accused China of becoming increasingly aggressive in recent years in staking its claims to nearly all of the West Philippine Sea (South China Read More …

Telltale Signs By Rodel Rodis In the last months of her presidency in 2010, despite a constitutional ban against making “midnight” appointments, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (GMA) went ahead and appointed her personal manicurist, Nitz Carpon, as director of a government housing agency. She also appointed her personal gardener, Armando Macapagal, as Deputy Director of the Luneta Park Administration. For good measure and insurance, she then appointed Read More …

By Chay F. Hofileña Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – Ferdinand Topacio, the controversial lawyer of the Arroyos, caused a stir over Twitter and Facebook recently – not over his clients, but over a painting prominently displayed in his office. It isn’t that of the former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo or even the incumbent President Benigno Aquino III. Rather, it is a painting of Third Reich German chancellor Read More …

AS A MATTER OF FACT By Sara Soliven De Guzman The Philippine Star Whenever I hear the Marcoses speak about martial law in a defense mode, I tell myself, “Ah! That is forced amnesia.” How can one ever forget the horror stories told by people from all walks of life about the tragedies that besiege us during those dark days? This was such a painful Read More …

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PerryScope By Perry Diaz September 30, 2011 marks the 73rd anniversary of the Munich Agreement, which was signed by the major powers of Europe to appease Germany’s Adolf Hitler from attacking Germany’s neighbors.  After the signing, Britain’s Neville Chamberlain and France’s Edouard Deladier triumphantly brought home the “solemn pledge” signed by Hitler and Italy’s Benito Mussolini.  Chamberlain proudly announced to Londoners, “peace for our time.” Read More …