Opinion and Commentary

Ledesma: Duterte knows poker

I find it queer that on the heels of President (Rodrigo) Duterte's plan to release septuagenarian prisoners who are sick, political prisoners included, also suddenly emerged this clatter from leftist organizations demanding for the immediate release of their own. The clamor, while maybe valid, is... Read More

Ledesma: The buzz in Duterte's house

No matter what the dwindling anti-Duterte cabal conjures the more the President is closely endeared to the people. Reason? The prevarications are so hastily crafted and reeking with exaggerations. When attempts like these denigrations become incredulous you know that these could serve only as a... Read More

Ledesma: Good riddance!

Because she cannot be stopped at demeaning her own government and policies of President Rodrigo Duterte there is really no point in keeping her in the Cabinet. I am in fact amazed why the President endured the presence of VP (Vice President) Leni Robredo. If Duterte is looking for an enemy, he needs... Read More

Ledesma: Stuck

'THOSE who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." (George Santayana)'Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.' (Jose Rizal).This is now the favorite quote of the week. Nice. This is an admonition we learned from childhood to adulthood. It... Read More

Ledesma: Stop burning the ashes of Marcos

Vociferous demonstrations and bare butts do not a successful protest make. The numbers do. Numbers are more eloquent than the brains in the buttocks of uncircumcised baboons for whom our taxes are spent so they can evolve better than the simians. They haven't. They still relish their favorite... Read More

Ledesma: Reversals of Fortune

In 2009, then Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights, Leila De Lima, commenced with the investigation of alleged extra-judicial killings in Davao City. She ordered the closure of an important road fronting Hotel Mandaya in Davao City. The hotel was to be the venue of her four-month probe of EJK... Read More

Ledesma: Standing ovation

I went on a week-long hiatus from writing and opted to watch the unfolding drama and listen to the din of protests surrounding the burial of the remains of former President Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng Mga Bayani.But that is not all what I did. I too watched our 71-year-old President Rodrigo... Read More