Monday, August 31, 2009

New Politics, New Filipinos

We have been doped by traditional politicians that there will be change every time they rose to power. Every time they set themselves to occupying the highest post, the rallying call is always change as their preferential purpose. But once they are seated, to hell with the rest, their self enrichment are their priorities. We have to be alert of their real scheme and we need to recreate as new Filipinos.

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Yes Mom, EDSA is a Failure

A score of years ago but not much was done. The promise reforms at EDSA (Epifanio delos Santos Avenue) Revolt remained undone. And the change of cultures and trends seemed flowing against the sworn advocacy.

In l986, millions have lined up at EDSA ready to lay their lives against the dictator’s soldiers and rampaging canons and tanks. I am one of them. Thinking that the reforms promised in a new democracy will improve the way of living of the new generation of Filipinos, I laid my future at risk and fought with flowers against smoking guns. I bet my little self for a new beginning where people can live in peace and prosperity, in exchange of the lost opportunities. So many precious lives were put in vain. Those who boldly went against the dictator’s will were summarily executed. I pity them, the change they long aspired were put in limbo by the succeeding dispensations.
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