Perry Diaz
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by Perry Diaz
perry@filipinojournal.com

Caligula Trumpus Americanus

Caligula Trumpus Americanus

Perry Diaz

If there is one Roman emperor that that makes me laugh, it was Caligula. His real name was Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus. He succeeded Tiberius in AD 37. He ruled for only four years

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Dancing cha-cha to Duterte’s tune

Dancing cha-cha to Duterte’s tune

Perry Diaz

Ever since the Constitution was drawn in 1987 in the aftermath of the EDSA People Power Revolution, several attempts have been made to revise or change the Constitution. The most common reason for a

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Duterte’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Duterte’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Perry Diaz

If I were President Rodrigo Duterte, this would be my New Year’s Resolution for 2018: My fellow countrymen: First of all, I’d like to congratulate myself for surviving a tumultuous 2017. I feel that

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Is the government losing the war on drugs?

Is the government losing the war on drugs?

Perry Diaz

When President Rodrigo Duterte took office on June 30, 2016, he vowed to rid the country of illegal drugs, crime, and corruption in three to six months. Six months went by and the drug

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Trump makes a fool of himself again

Trump makes a fool of himself again

Perry Diaz

President Donald Trump would have achieved a five-star rating during his five-Asian tour. But while one can say that he would easily have breezed through Japan and South Korea, who were more than happy

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Is a demolition job against Trillanes in the works?

Is a demolition job against Trillanes in the works?

Perry Diaz

For someone who led a mutiny against the government, imprisoned for more than six years, ran for senator while lingering in prison, and won a Senate seat without leaving the confines of his detention

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Moron-in-Chief

Moron-in-Chief

Perry Diaz

It’s not everyday that someone would call the most powerful leader in the world a “moron” or anything close to that. But that’s what Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did. And for those who

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The Donald and Kim Road Show

The Donald and Kim Road Show

Perry Diaz

Many call it Cold War while some call it World War III in the making. And there are a growing number of people – experts – who believe that it is a case of

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Dutertesized Supreme Court

Dutertesized Supreme Court

Perry Diaz

With President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of four new Supreme Court justices, he has achieved in creating a bloc of magistrates in the High Court who are expected to support his agenda in a manner

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