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It’s about sex?

“Sex without love is an empty experience, but, as empty experiences go, it’s one of the best.” – Woody Allen

Archbishop Oscar Cruz wrote an editorial arguing that the Reproductive Health Bill is a misnomer and that it should be renamed Sex Bill 4244. Because all he could see in the bill was sex, sex, and more sex. Or as he puts it, “Take away the dear trimmings and endearing niceties from the Bill and this is its fundamental tripod: Sex. Safe Sex. Sexual Methods.”
Well, yes Archbishop, if you put it that way, the RH Bill is indeed about sex. But there’s really nothing wrong with sex…unless you find sex filthy.

Toys “R” not for us

“If God had intended us not to masturbate he would’ve made our arms shorter” – George Carlin

Two congressmen have not allowed the raging controversies of the day to distract them from serving their El Shaddai constituents. I’m talking about the two Buhay party-list representatives, Irwin Tieng and Mariano Michael Velarde Jr., co-authors of House Bill 4509: “An act penalizing the distribution, possession with intent to distribute and production of any device for the physical stimulation of human genitals for anything of pecuniary value and providing penalties for violations thereof.”

After Bin Laden, what?

“The dangerous man is the one who has only one idea, because then he’ll fight and die for it. – Francis Crick, Nobel Laureate

Without a doubt Osama Bin Laden was among the world’s most dangerous men. Much of the world cheered his death, seeing it not only as justice served but also as the beginning of the end for faith-fueled terrorism.

Letter to “Senator” Zubiri

Last Easter, the man occupying the Senate seat won by Koko Pimentel, expressed disappointment with President Aquino.

“The President is a friend, but he has no clear vision for our country. He has no 2020 agenda. FVR had a Philippines 2000, while P-Noy has none, not even for 2015… I support his anti-corruption, but after that what? What else is new?” said “Senator” Juan Miguel Zubiri.

The Mob Cries Persecution

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind.” – George Orwell

“Gloria is very upset,” she said as she unpacked the bikinis she wore at the beach. “She claims the administration is badmouthing her to deflect complaints about rising prices.”

“Laying out facts is not badmouthing,” he replied.


“It’s going to be a different kind of Holy Week for us Catholic Filipinos,” she said as she tried on bikinis for the beach.

“How so?” I asked.

“The bishops launched a website that will allow us to do visita iglesia online. I can to go to the Manila Cathedral, San Agustin Church, Quiapo Church, San Lorenzo Ruiz Church, Tondo Church, Malate Church, and Baclaran Church and get my tan at the same time.”

“I don’t think that’s what the bishops had in mind,” I replied.