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  • Unpresidential whining

    Unpresidential whining

    WHEN he is not busy bragging or blaming someone else for the country’s woes, President Aquino’s favorite pastime seems to be whining about his job. “Do you know how difficult my job is? You are all witnesses to the insults I have received,” he told Cebuanos during groundbreaking...
  • Nowhere near perfect

    Nowhere near perfect

    In the past few days, young people graduating with distinction from university have given us something to talk about. Biology major Tiffany Grace Uy, who registered the highest post-war General Weighted Average of 1.004 at the University of the Philippines, has become popular online. Uy obtained a grade of...
  • Ducking the tough questions

    Ducking the tough questions

    THE administration’s response to recent attacks from Vice President Jejomar Binay has been nothing but predictable. The tactic is to discredit the critic, in this case, an elected public official who has been tarred and feathered in the court of public opinion over allegations of corruption, but which...
  • The heckled

    The heckled

    During an LGBTQ pride event on Wednesday, United States President Barack Obama was heckled by a White House guest as he was speaking. How he responded to the heckling was both classic and classy. “You’re not going to get a good response from me by interrupting me like this,” he told the...
  • To ‘be a man’

    To ‘be a man’

    Vice President Jejomar Binay, who this week resigned as Cabinet member in charge of housing and of overseas Filipino workers’ concerns, sent a rather loaded letter to Senator Aquilino Pimentel III asking the latter to “be a man.” Pimentel is head of the Senate Blue Ribbon sub-committee that...

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Unpresidential whining

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Unpresidential whiningWHEN he is not busy bragging or blaming someone else for the country’s woes, President Aquino’s favorite pastime seems to be whining about his job.

Selective justice

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Selective justiceIt’s Groundhog Day in Makati. Or is it still Selective Justice Week? In November 2013, the Sandiganbayan convicted the mayor of the town of Sta. Cruz, the...

Gridlock and greedlock

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Gridlock and greedlockThe Aquino administration marked its fifth year in office yesterday. Are we better off or worse than when President Benigno S. Aquino III assumed office on June...

Scrap the CCT

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Scrap the CCTIN answer to questions on what the Aquino administration has done to alleviate the plight of the poor in the past five years, the President will certainly brag...

President Poe’s policies

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President Poe’s policiesOn June 11, 2015, Sen. Grace Poe was guest of honor and speaker at the Rotary Club of Manila meeting. Her speech was followed by an open forum.   Since...

The waiting game

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The waiting gameAfter the release of the two publicly-announced surveys, the public awaits the final contenders.  Unless the Commission on Elections changes its deadlines,...

Failocracy (07/01/2015)

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Failocracy (07/01/2015)

Nowhere near perfect

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Nowhere near perfectIn the past few days, young people graduating with distinction from university have given us something to talk about.

The statesman-troll

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The statesman-trollA presidential lackey once declared that President Noynoy Aquino should spend the rest of his days after leaving office just being “a statesman.” But...

Laudato Si’s approach to science

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Laudato Si’s approach to scienceI was tempted to break this series and write on the United States Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. But quickly I realized that this much-acclaimed and...

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