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3 Cost Effective Ways to Solve Metro Manila's Traffic Problem

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The Facebook page of ANC 24/7 is asking for its reader's suggestion on how to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem.


This got me thinking, "what is the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem?" It's easy to make suggestions, what's hard is the implementation and the cost of implementation. So what is the the best way to solve Metro Manila's traffic problem and the most cost effective solution?

Punitive Fines
First of all, any implementation will definitely cost money, a lot of money. The cause of the traffic mess is the people themselves so it's only right that those causing the traffic problem should be fined and the fine should hurt. That way, the fines will pay for the cost of enforcing the law.
The fines should start at P500 and goes up every week if you don't pay it within 15 days. To enforce this and prevent people from ignoring the fine. It will be tied to their driver's license or car registration. They cannot renew their d…

Protest Against Lady Gaga Concert In the Philippines

I just saw this photo about some people protesting against Lady Gaga's concert in Manila. They are saying that Lady Gaga is a bad influence and her song Judas is considered obscene.
I also saw this article from Filipino Freethinkers on how Bible Youth Philippines is calling the concert blasphemous and wants it cancelled. Their leader, former congressman Benny Abante threatened to file a lawsuit if she sings "Judas". Even former Manila Mayor Jose Atienza agrees.

It's unfortunate that in this day and age, we still have fanatic idiots who don't know the difference between artistic expression and devil worship.

It's no different than some people calling to stop the selling of Diablo 3.

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