Andromeda’s Vortex

by Farah Decano

May 3, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

Running the country like an LGU

Atty. Farah G. Decano   PRESIDENT Duterte runs the country like a local government. By winning a plurality of the votes in 2016, he must have easily concluded that his voters wanted him to govern the Philippines that way. Or perhaps, he has been so entrenched in this LGU style…
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April 27, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

Government’s insecurity is bad for the nation

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   THAT Vice President Leni Robredo incurred the ire of President Rodrigo Duterte for helping the victims of typhoon Ulysses last year and for assisting the riding public in Manila during the early parts of the pandemic, was understandable, not that I am saying Malacanang’s…
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April 19, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex

Humanap Ka Ng Panget

By Atty. Farah G. Decano   “KUNG gusto mong lumigaya ang iyong buhay Humanap ka ng pangit at ibigin mong tunay” I can’t believe that it was thirty long years ago when this song first dominated the airwaves. It seems as if this was just recently popularized. It has become…
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April 12, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex, Opinion


By Atty. Farah G. Decano     WITH the recent news that one out of three Covid survivors eventually suffer from mental issues, “akubid,” I predict, will soon be part of Pangasinan’s rich vocabulary to refer to someone who is psychologically unstable.  Remember the word, “atipus?”  Atipus refers to someone…
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April 6, 2021 in Andromeda's Vortex, Opinion

Mad about lugaw

By Atty. Farah G. Decano “PINULITIKANG lugaw” The Filipinos have just been served “pinulitikang lugaw” this Holy Week.   It started with a barangay official who denied passage to a food courier by vehemently claiming that the “lugaw,” he was about to deliver, was not considered essential. The actual apprehension of…
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