Monthly Archives: April 2012

Act of Valor – Act of Racial Profiling of Filipinos


by Rodel Rodis
April 16, 2011
In my review of “Act of Valor” last week, I included a criticism of the movie from a Jewish-American writer, Debbie Schlussel, who labeled it “an anti-Semitic tripe wrapped in the American flag with a Navy SEAL cherry on top” because, in her view, “the script makes a Jewish billionaire the bad guy and the smuggler and financier behind the major terrorism plot.” Continue reading

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Alkaline Water is a Scam


by Dr. Philip S. Chua.
April 16, 2012
A comedian once noted that many of us want to get to heaven without dying. While this sounds funny, it is also a reality especially when it comes to our health and disease prevention. Continue reading

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The President and the Challenger (President Obama vs. Mitt Romney on Asian-American Issues)


by Fred C. Wilson III
April 16, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Asian policies can be summed up in a single word in my opinion-containment. Keep rising economic/military Asian ‘tigers’ like China and India ‘in their places’ well under the American economic/military heel. Continue reading

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No Justification For $4 Gas, Says Former Senator Byron Dorgan


by Don Azarias
April 16, 2012
It looks like I hit the nail on the head when I wrote a It looks like most people——current and former political and business leaders, government officials, economists, analysts, consumers, taxpayers and others——are now united in their belief that the high prices of gas is caused by rampant speculation in the oil markets. Continue reading

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Awe…


by Arnold De Villa
April 16, 2012
“Oh mygosh!” Preppy fingers click a phone in an intermittent salvo of text messages. The perky teenager, wide eyed and restless remarks on the victory of his football team. Continue reading

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Why the people judged Corona “guilty”


April 16, 2012
News report says that Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago is “poised to move to cite for contempt public opinion poll makers Pulse Asia and the Social Weather Station for conducting their March surveys asking respondents to give their take on the guilt or innocence of the accused in the ongoing impeachment trial.” Continue reading

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Alay sa Araw ni Balagtas


Bilang paggunita sa araw ng tinaguriang “Shakespeare ng Pilipinas,” si Francisco Baltazar, na nagtago sa kanyang ngalan sa panulat (pen name) na Francisco Balagtas, ay naisipan kong sulatin ang Write Connection sa Tagalog. Continue reading

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Threats from our neighbors


April 1, 2012
Last week’s threat of North Korea’s missile launch to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the country’s founder Kim Il Sung put its neighboring countries on red alert. Continue reading

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Jessica Sanchez saved by the judges, stays on ‘American Idol’


April 16, 2011
Sixteen-year-old Jessica Sanchez received the lowest number of votes from the audience this week on “American Idol” but the petite singer is staying on the show for another week as the judges voted to save her. Continue reading

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Palawan’s Tubbataha reef one of the world’s best diving sites


April 16, 2011
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY - Palawan’s Tubbataha reef has just been named the world’s eight best dive site by CNN’s travel news website CNNGo.com. “Super-size your dive experience at Tubbataha where everything comes in giant form. Continue reading

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