SOMEONE ELSE'S WINDOWS. By H. Marcos C. Mordeno

SOMEONE ELSE'S WINDOWS. By H. Marcos C. Mordeno

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: When truth is ambushed

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 February) -- So what really happened, Mr. Senate President, Sir? Was then defense secretary and now Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile ambushed...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Migrant power in US politics

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/8 November) – Surveys had suggested it would be a tight race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican Party...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Gold yard, graveyard

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/26 October) – A week after the tragedy in Barangay Kimlawis in Kiblawan, Davao del Sur that left a pregnant mother and...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: From Paquibato to Kiblawan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/25 October) – Civilians should not become the objects of attacks. This is the crux of International Humanitarian Law or IHL, the...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Democracy as a farce

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/6 October) – As the filing of the certificates of candidacy for next year’s midterm elections closed on Friday, October 5, Filipino...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Same old Surigao del Sur

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/24 September) – Like Christmas, politics is in the air as the filing of certificates of candidacy approaches. And as expected, many...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Sons of their guns

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/14 September) – So, where’s the supposed reformer named Benigno S. Aquino III? Gone. Not physically but from the hopes and dreams...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Romney: Next American Caesar?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 August) -- Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney spiced up his acceptance speech Thursday night (Friday morning in the Philippines) as the...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The plagiarist as bully, the bully as plagiarist

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 August) – Plagiarism – an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Sotto and a culinary metaphor

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 August) – In the continuation of his turno en contra speech on the Reproductive Health Bill today (Wednesday), Senate Majority Floor...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Media and disproportions

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 August) – Certainly, the memory of the late Local Governments Secretary Jesse Robredo deserves a niche in the nation’s consciousness. But...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Of reason and religion

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/9 Aug) – Opponents of the Reproductive Health Bill have plenty of religion in their minds, but they appear to be defending...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: News as PNoy sees it

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/31 July) – It’s normal for public officials to worry over negative reports coming out in the media on the economy, peace...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Surprises in London

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 July) – Mr. Bean’s (Rowan Atkinson) appearance as an “orchestra member” at the breathtaking opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Games nations play

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 July) – How do you – or maybe, how can you – wean politics from sports? Even the Olympics, which opens its...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Trillanes’ kapalparan

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 July) – What is Senator Antonio Trillanes IV up to? I’m referring to the military mutiny leader turned senator’s statement that...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Clueless Pinoys

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/5 July) – Many of us probably read for the first time about Cern (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Dan Brown’s...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Sick (spin) doctor

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/02 July) -- With the political air now filled with the scent – or maybe ordure – of next year’s midterm elections,...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Home alone

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/27 June) – I’ve hardly seen the sun this week. The rains would come even at midday, leaving a dreary sensation that...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Rising expectations for LJ

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/22 June) – After three tries, LeBron James won his first championship title in the NBA and the second for the Miami...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Betrayal in Rio

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 June) – The three-day UN Conference on Sustainable Development, held in the Brazilian capital Rio de Janeiro, officially began on Wednesday,...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The carbon conspiracy

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 June) – Twenty years after governments and private entities met in Rio de Janeiro for the first Earth Summit, all roads...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Silencing the Thunder

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/18 June) – With the Miami Heat taking game two of their best of seven championship series against the Oklahoma Thunder in...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: June 12 and a gift

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/15 June) – No, I’m not going to write about the 114th anniversary of Philippine Independence. This is a tribute to a...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Cooling down Miami

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/13 June) – Like the shock created by Manny Pacquiao’s controversial loss to American Timothy Bradley last Sunday, Miami Heat’s loss to...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The eighth commandment

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/12 June) – Years ago the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) issued a pastoral letter about stealing. I could not...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Disturbing signs from UNA

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/11 June) – So it has come to pass: Representatives Gwendolyn Garcia and Mitos Magsaysay, as well as former congressman Juan Miguel...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A deserted plaza

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews) – That three journalists in Butuan City were acquitted of libel on Monday was refreshing news, like rain after a long...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The hunger games

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/04 June) – It’s a relief that the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona is finally over. Now Filipino NBA...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Making sense

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/30 May) – In the end, it was not the evidence presented by the prosecution but the words coming from the mouth...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Prelude to a Senate-Supreme Court showdown?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 May) – In their closing arguments at the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, the defense lawyers employed an approach...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Lessons in banana

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/26 May) – Reeling from the refusal of China to accept bananas coming from the Philippines – apparently a backlash resulting from...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: To catch a falling crown (3)

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/24 May) – In his appearance on Tuesday at the Senate sitting as an impeachment court, Chief Justice Renato Corona sought to...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Bastos

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/23 May) – Chief Justice Renato Corona has a lot to thank the Senate for. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile was too...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Who needs Migs Zubiri?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/22 May) – There is one thing that Vice President Jejomar Binay and his coalition, the United Nationalist Alliance, should do before...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A shaman mourns

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/21 May) – I can find no valid reasons why the military bombed the ancestral domain of the Bukidnon tribe within the...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: To catch a falling crown (2)

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 May) – My hunch could be wrong, but I am having doubts Chief Justice Renato Corona will testify on Tuesday (May...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Not all that glitters

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 May) – As of  May 18, residents of Barangay Dao in San Fernando town, Bukidnon are still encamping the capitol grounds...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: To catch a falling crown

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/17 May) – In their solitude the lawyers of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona must have regretted the day they announced that...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Irrepressible Fred Gapuz

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/16 May) – With his brilliance as a lawyer, the late Frederico “Fred” Gapuz could have just chosen the path that would...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Why can’t Joe Zubiri wait?

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/10 May) – Without intending to, Bukidnon Vice Gov. Jose Ma. R. Zubiri Jr.'s verbal antics on Monday confirmed what had only...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Algebra for lawyers By H. Marcos C. Mordeno

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/9 May) – After Senators Franklin Drilon and Edgardo Angara, who will the defense lawyers of impeached Chief Justice Renato C. Corona...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The wall

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/04 May) – Inclusive growth. That's the theme of this year's Asian Development Bank meeting held in Manila this week. It's such...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Like Charles Lindbergh

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/03 May) – Erwin Mascarinas' article on retired Air Force general William Hotchkiss was rather too short for the long vision of...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Restless in Panatag 2

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/02 May) – Modernizing the Armed Forces of the Philippines has always been on the wish list of every right thinking general...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: May Day

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/1 May) – As many may have expected but hoped against, President Benigno S. Aquino III thumbed down organized labor's demand for...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Restless in Panatag

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/29 April) – Both the Philippines and China have upped the stakes in the disputed Spratly Islands through a heated exchange of...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: Invest in science, please. By H. Marcos C. Mordeno

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/28 April) – On Monday, April 23, I accompanied my daughter Anthea to Cagayan de Oro City for an orientation for scholars...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: The lost chamber

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/20 April) – Nobody can say with finality if the Filipino voters in the pre-Martial Law years were any better than the...

SOMEONE ELSE’S WINDOWS: A fine champion

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 April) – Nobody perhaps can surpass Manny Pacquiao's feat as the only boxer so far to have become world champion in...

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