Category Archives: JGL Eye

CHAOS COURTS PROPHETS OF DOOM IN PH

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – The Philippine senators should not feel bad if Janet Napoles would like to keep her mouth shut if and when she finally shows up before the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee. Even if the reigning Queen of Pork Barrel would be accused of cover-up, opening her wide mouth should not compel her either… Read More »

WHEN DONATIONS END AT THE POCKETS OF THIRD-PARTY DONORS

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” — Harry S Truman, 33rd president of US (1884 – 1972) CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – If fence-setters are frustrated in wondering where the donations for earthquake, typhoon and disasters end up, think of those overseas Filipinos and other foreign donors… Read More »

OBAMA’S NON-VISIT TO PH WIN-WIN FOR PNOY

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – The honeymoon of President Aquino with the Filipino people is apparently coming to an end. And he has nobody to blame but his instinct and his sub-alterns. Mr. Aquino might claim to have anti-corruption crusade up his sleeve. But ask him about his labor and human rights records. In 2010, members of… Read More »

PHL CONGRESS IS NOT ABOVE THE LAW!

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – The squabble between Senate President Frank Drilon and Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is giving fits to overseas Filipinos, who are willing to join and vet for honest and qualified people to act as placeholders when a big number of Senators and Congressmen will start to take a difficult trek to jail when the… Read More »

SCAM-IN-CHIEF’S CAPER HIGHLIGHTS PH MENDICANT SYSTEM

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Janet Napoles masterful ability to pull the rug from under the feet of unsuspecting Philippine senators and congressmen could be a game changer that could also remake a nation that will go into a soul searching on how a culture of gift giving has allowed Filipinos to accept starvation wages. If senators… Read More »

RUN FOR OFFICE, GO TO JAIL!

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – The pork barrel, which started as an appropriation by either a Senator or Congressman for certain projects to prop up their standing among their local constituents, might have developed into Frankenstein over time without members of Philippine Congress realizing it that it is fraught with risks. After two People Power Revolutions that… Read More »

ONLY CRIMINALS FROWN ON PH NAT’L ID SYSTEM

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – In the late 1980’s, Eminiano “Jun” A. Riodica, Jr. fled from Los Angeles, California and returned to the Philippines to escape the wrath of hundreds of Filipino Americans he defrauded of millions of dollars in his Ponzi scheme, using his car dealership as his front. Almost at the same time of the… Read More »

DISABILITY, NO HINDRANCE TO SUCCESS, SAYS GOV. CHATTO

“Challenges will always be there. But looked up to them not only as stumbling block but a stepping stone toward success.” –Bohol Gov. Edgar M. Chatto (Speech in Chicago, IL July 6, 2013) CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – President Barack Obama had just acquired top-of-the-line Samsung teleprompters that almost nobody noticed during the past month because of… Read More »

DID RACE FACTOR IN KILLING OF FIL AM?

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Domestic law enforcers, like sheriffs’ deputies and police officers, should learn lessons from overseas police in cracking down on street demonstrators. They should call in the anti-riot squads as a first recourse, not the SWATs, in handling local disturbances. When a couple of sheriff’s deputies responded to quell a disturbance allegedly stirred… Read More »

COMELEC SHOULD EMPLOY “TRIAL-AND-ERROR” METHOD

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Anybody who ventures into the unknown must adopt the old but tried and tested scientific method of trial-and-error. The beauty of trial-and-error is that it does not try to discover the reason why it works. Nor does it attempt to find out all the solutions nor the best solution. And little or… Read More »