UFOs and censorship: Managing minds through media

January 03, 2019
Anyone who knows their UFO history will know of The Robertson Panel—a group of leading scientists assembled by US government physicist Howard Percy Robertson under the guidance of the CIA for the purpose of reviewing the US Air Force’s UFO files. In 1953 the panel concluded that UFOs did not pose a direct threat to national security, but suggested nonetheless that the USAF begin a “debunking” campaign employing the talents of psychiatrists, astronomers, and celebrities with the goal of demystifying UFO reports. Their formal recommendation was that: “The national security agencies take immediate steps to strip the Unidentified Flying Objects of the special status they have been given and the aura of mystery they have unfortunately acquired.”

Give ’em the quick boot!

January 02, 2019
Private gun owners and off-duty cops and soldiers may practice their shooting skills within the confines of firing ranges but never outside these facilities, specially during holidays like New Year’s Eve in order to avoid unintended injuries caused by stray bullets.

Fight vs drugs

January 02, 2019
FORMER Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has called on the country’s local government units (LGUs) to continue the total war against illegal drugs.

New Year’s resolutions in sports

January 01, 2019
Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao -- stays away from all the distractions brought about by his popularity on and off the boxing ring. For a start, he should stay away from too much politics in the sports and continue to live up to the high expectations of a nation forever in need of a hero.

Villar takes leads in senatorial polls

THE cast of probable winners in the scheduled May 13, 2019 mid-term polls remain unchanged except for the positioning as Sen. Cynthia Villar (62%) dislodges Sen. Grace Poe (59.7%) from the top spot as former Senator and Rep. Pia Cayetano (56.3%) and Sen. Nancy Binay (50%) keep their third and fourth spots in the Pulso ng Pilipino last quarter survey of The Issues and Advocacy Center (The CENTER).

Revival of BLISS

January 01, 2019
VARIOUS quarters concede that there’s that urgent need to have a national consensus on the best solution to growing homelessness in this graft-prone Southeast Asian nation.

How do you deal with a bully like China?

December 31, 2018
The Ateneo Junior High student who kicked his schoolmate in the face was himself kicked out by school authorities after an investigation into the incident. The Taekwondo black belter was also sanctioned by the Taekwondo Association. Henceforth, he will not be allowed to compete in any officially approved competition unless he undergoes some form of rehab.

Ginawang liwasan ng basura ang Rizal Park

December 31, 2018
Ang pagtatapon ng basura at kalat sa tamang lalagyan ay isang mahalagang bagay na nagpapakita ng pagmamalasakit sa kalikasan at pagpapanatili ng kaayusan ng daigdig na ipinagkatiwala sa ating lahat ng Panginoong Diyos. Simple lang naman ang dapat gawin pero bakit hindi magawa? Hindi ba magbabaon lang naman ng isang bag na lalagyan ng basura ang bawat pamilya na magpi-picnic sa Luneta at dadalhin ito sa trash bin ng Rizal Park. Senyales ba ito ng katamaran? Hindi ba maliwanag na kawalan ito ng pakundangan sa kapwa?