Conspiracy Theory

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POSTSCRIPT By Federico D. Pascual Jr.  The Philippine Star PERSONAL: All my contacts and other data were wiped out when my smartphone went dead last week. Since I do not take calls from strangers (callers with no names), please text first before calling. Am still rebuilding my directory of contacts. *      *      * SABAH CRISIS: By force of habit, a clueless President Noynoy Aquino blamed Read More …

Cardinal Francis Arinze

The following article was published on October 28, 2011 by Ronald L. Conte Jr., a Roman Catholic theologian and Bible translator.  Since Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement of his resignation, there has been talks of a Cardinal of African descent to be elected the next Pope. — PERRY DIAZ By Ronald L. Conte Jr. http://ronconte.wordpress.com I believe that we are on the threshold of the first Read More …

De Lima in front of the Supreme Court building

PerryScope By Perry Diaz If Justice Secretary Leila de Lima were included in the shortlist of nominees for the position of Chief Justice, there was a very good chance that President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III could have appointed her to head the Supreme Court.  Indeed, P-Noy’s men tried to help her in more ways than once to clear all the obstacles that prevented her from Read More …

Assault-Rifles

The fall-out from an operation that was False and Spurious By Ariel Gener Wanting to turn public sentiment against gun ownership, the US government flooded the Mexican gangland with thousands of guns from the US – hoping the ensuing bloodbath would be traced back to US guns, igniting anger against guns, their owners, and their supporters, it is alleged. Indeed, tens of thousands of Mexicans Read More …

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A lot of conspiracy theories came out of the woodwork since the stunning defeat of Manny Pacquiao by Timothy Bradley.  The one that Rafe Bartholomew came up with appears to be one of the more credible conspiracy theories.  The article is long but it’s worth reading.  — PERRY DIAZ   Pacquiao-Bradley: What Just Happened? A report from ringside By Rafe Bartholomew on June 11, 2012 Read More …

Thomas-Crown-Affair

CITIZEN Y By Yoly Villanueva-Ong The Philippine Star Just as a mixed metaphor is likely to upset grammarians, the cinephiles might object to the jumble of movie titles. But deliberately combining The Thomas Crown Affair with Conspiracy Theory provides a fresh twist on the plot. Crown is a billionaire who steals prized artworks to relieve his boredom while Jerry Fletcher is an obsessive-compulsive taxi driver Read More …

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow By Linggoy Alcuaz OpinYon Regular In March 2000, I was invited by Bert Pedrosa to join the Silent Protest Movement. I had met Bert and his wife, Chit (The author of the Unauthorized Biography of First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos.), at a Fourteenth Anniversary Commemoration of the February 22 – 25, 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution at the basement of the Read More …

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Recently, Malacañang announced that former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is free to travel to Germany to seek medical treatment.  When presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda was asked if the Palace was worried Gloria might not return after President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III vowed to file the first government case against her in November, he said that it was up to her “if Read More …

BY DUCKY PAREDES MALAYA ‘Will Oplan Bwelta succeed or will PNoy’s boys prove to be smarter than they seem?’ ACCORDING to a source, a luxurious condominium unit at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig is the de facto war room of former first gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo and friends, advisors and business associates. The condo is near enough to St. Luke’s Hospital, convenient for Read More …