Perry Diaz
Perezcope

by Perry Diaz
perry@filipinojournal.com

‘Big Sister’ comes to the rescue

‘Big Sister’ comes to the rescue

Perry Diaz

With her little brother caught in a quagmire of electoral protest that doesn’t seem to be moving towards a victory over Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, Ilocos Norte Governor Maria Imelda “Imee” Marcos

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Teachers aren’t gunslingers

Teachers aren’t gunslingers

Perry Diaz

If President Donald Trump had his way, teachers would be required to carry guns in school. Yes, just like the Wild West where just about everybody carried a gun. No license required. No “Second

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Koreans’ quest for reconciliation

Koreans’ quest for reconciliation

Perry Diaz

In a gesture of friendship, South Korean President Moon Jae-in hosted a luncheon for Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un after the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South

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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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