Category Archives: JGL Eye

NO NEED TO ABOLISH PHL SENATE

                                 17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18  — Matthew 5:17   CHICAGO (FAXX) – The widespread corruption rocking the Philippine Senate is whipping up calls for its abolition in the same way that there… Read More »

Obama’s call springs Fil-ams to act on TPS

“Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero” (Seize the day, put little trust in tomorrow (future). – Odes Latin Poet Horace CHICAGO, Illinois (FAXXNA/jGLi) – When President Barack Obama mentioned the U.S. disaster relief in the Philippines during his State of the Union address last Tuesday (Jan. 28), it moved a gritty bunch of Filipino American… Read More »

BB. PILIPINAS, TURNING BEAUTY INTO SKIN-DEEP?

CHICAGO (FAXXNA/jGLi) – The public comments of Bea Rose Santiago right after winning the Miss International beauty contest in Japan were so shallow and so plastic, they did not sit well with her supporters. When it came for Ms. Santiago to acknowledge the people to thank for, all she could muster was the name of… Read More »

MANNY COULD BE CINDERELLA WITH UNHAPPY ENDING?

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” — John 8:32 CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – If Manny Pacquiao will not play his cards well, he might end up as a modern-day Cinderella. But minus his slippers and his golden carriage! In my phone interview Thursday (Jan. 2) with Manny Pacquiao’s Top… Read More »

END THE VICIOUS, NOT THE VIRTUOUS CYCLE

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein CHICAGO (jFAXX) – In 2009, the Philippine government came up with a scheme on how to avoid a mega-disaster comparable, if not worse than super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). It was supposed to be replicated nationwide in various cities and… Read More »

PH SHOULD INVENTORY DONATIONS FROM 1992 OR FACE DONATION FATIGUE!

“Ang hindi lumingon sa pinangaligan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.” (A person who never learns to look back to his origin will never reach his destination.) — Jose Rizal CHICAGO (jGLi/FAXX) – The Philippines has been buffeted by typhoons, earthquakes, volcano eruptions and other calamities over the last hundreds of years. But it was only… Read More »

Typhoon prone -PH islands need Noah’s arks

Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds, 15 I will remember my covenant between me and you and all living creatures of every kind. Never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all life.” Genesis 5:32-10:1 CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Even if God streaked a rainbow as… Read More »

Typhoon prone -PH islands need Noah’s arks

Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds, 15 I will remember my covenant between me and you and all living creatures of every kind. Never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all life.” Genesis 5:32-10:1 CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – Even if God streaked a rainbow as… 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 »

U.S. DOJ TELLS DONORS OF TYPHOON HAIYAN: BE WARY OF FRAUD!

CHICAGO (FAXX/jGLi) – As President Obama encouraged Wednesday (Nov. 13) “Americans, who want to help our Filipino friends,” who survived super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), his Department of Justice, the FBI and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) warned the “public that there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural… Read More »