Forgot your password?
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
  • default color
  • green color
  • red color

MabuhayRadio

Friday
Mar 22nd
Home Columns allComments Huge shiner on the countenance of the Filipino Community -malaking disgrasiya.
Huge shiner on the countenance of the Filipino Community -malaking disgrasiya. PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Comments - allComments
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:16
Excellent, Mr. Lariosa! I have another mainstream quotation to be added to yours, albeit not of such high literary level: "How do you catalogue 50 lawyers on the bottom of the ocean -or, more suitably, Lake Michigan? A Good Start!" What goes around, comes around: Someone whose actions appear to have contributed to smear the name of the Filipino Community in Chicago, has, the way I see it, in turn received a perhaps well deserved black eye -plus another one that you have castigated that person with! You win. For the sake of argument, the Madoff analogy is not quite valid, aside of being a lame excuse: Madoff is a kano in his own land and he pulled his tricks on his own people. In Mr. Davies' case, members of a guest community have allegedly performed some quite unsavory tricks on a member of the host community, causing their fellow guest community members to lose face before the host community. Granted, the kano -fortunately, in this case- have no clue about the name of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, and very few have a clue about what the Rizal Center represents. Still, when Zekman's theatrical expose included a view of the Rizal Center, I threw in anger something that I was holding in my hand. I was ashamed by the fact that the Rizal Center was being shown as an integral part of a scandal. Furthermore, considering that Dr. Rizal is venerated as a National Hero, I regard the Rizal Center as a shrine, not only because it bears his name, but because it is The cultural center of the community -and seat of the local Order of the Knights of Rizal; therefore, any less-than-honest activity connected to the Rizal Center is an affront to Dr. Rizal's name and to his community. And, returning to the black eye: I do not remember if there is mention of the Filipino origin of the parties involved in Zekman's expose; if so, the affair is, most definitely, a black eye, an indelible negative impression in the minds of those locals who have some awareness of Filipino care-givers.

Newer news items:
Older news items:

 

Add your comment

Your name:
Your email:
Subject:
Comment (you may use HTML tags here):
               
Over a Cup of Tea
Diary of a Kitten on a Not-so-hot Tin Roof   Over a Cup of Tea Column   By Malou Malou   M aking the m...
 

Who's Online

We have 102 guests online

Donate

Please consider supporting the "ReVOTElution of Hope" for Sorsogon as the Pilot Province. Please see "ReVOTElution" Banner on this page for details.

Amount: 

Quote of the Day

"I have such poor vision I can date anybody."--Garry Shandling