BANGSA MORO HISTORY and the (NON-MORO) FILIPINOS

Sometime in 1991 or earlier, Mr. Alfonso Felix, Jr. obtained copies of two historical documents from the Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid  written in 1755. He promptly translated the two texts entitled “The Siege of Palumpong” and “The Battle of Iligan.” The Society of Jesus printed the original Spanish texts in 1755 in Manila. The English… Read More BANGSA MORO HISTORY and the (NON-MORO) FILIPINOS

Filipino Crab Mentality – The Institutionalization of Mediocracy

My blog Reflections on the Bangsa Moro was lost in 2011 when the bloghost BLOGSOME.COM folded. I never thought blogsome would close down. It seemed like a small but solid enterprise in Ireland. They must have sent warnings to its clients but I must have been too busy then doing other things so I wasn’t able… Read More Filipino Crab Mentality – The Institutionalization of Mediocracy

Documentary Review: CNN’s In the footsteps of Bin Laden

I have been browsing the web in search of old articles that I had not blogged or that I had blogged but somehow had disappeared from the web. My blog Reflections on the Bangsa Moro vanished when the bloghost BLOGSOME.COM closed shop. This one is a review of Christian Amanpour’s CNN documentary “In the Footsteps of… Read More Documentary Review: CNN’s In the footsteps of Bin Laden

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,300 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many… Read More 2013 in review