Philippine “President Apparent” Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III: Just Say Maybe to Gun Ban

“President apparent” is an odd moniker. But that’s how the press refers to Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, the son of former President Corazon Aquino. The Philippine presidential candidate, the nation’s proverbial “man of the people, has spoken out against the Philippine National Police’s looming decision to “extend” the country’s current gun ban past June 9. Speaking to, Aquino “pointed […]

Philippine Gun Ban is Go

As TTAG predicted, the Philippine government is moving to extend its temporary, election-related gun ban to infinity—and beyond! The state-dominated media is, surprise, lining up behind the idea. “We believe that the enforcement of the proposed gun ban would help correct the culture of violence and lawlessness and pave the way to peace and law and […]