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PerryScope By Perry Diaz For twenty-one years that he was in power, the late president Ferdinand E. Marcos had it his way regardless of what people said. He ruled with an iron hand and exercised his authority like the Greek gods did. He was Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades all rolled into one. As Zeus, Marcos was omnipotent. His word was the law of the land. Read More …

Duterte, Xi, and Putin.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz In Philippine elections, presidential candidates are labeled according to their perceived political persuasion or ideological beliefs. However, political persuasion doesn’t really matter in Philippine politics because Filipino politicians change their political affiliations to suit their personal objectives. There are the “Amboys” (American Boys). There are the “balimbings” (political turncoats and opportunists). And there are the “Manchurian Candidates” (secretly aligned with China). Read More …

You are cordially invited to a luncheon reception Honoring FORMER PRESIDENT FIDEL V. RAMOS on the occasion of the book launching of his biography “Trustee of the Nation” (written by Dr. W. Scott Thompson) DATE: Sunday, October 2, 2011 TIME: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM LOCATION: South Villa Restaurant 7223 55th Street, Sacramento, CA 95823 PROGRAM 11:00 AM — Arrival and Reception 12:00 PM — Read More …