Monthly Archives: December 2015

Leadership and hope in the presidential race of 2016

  IN THE latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey to date on the presidential candidates for the 2016 national elections (reported 23 December 2015) it states: “Grace Poe 26%, Jejomar ‘Jojo’ Binay 26%, Manuel ‘Mar’ Roxas 22%, Rodrigo ‘Rody’ Duterte … Continue reading

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Is #Duterte for real?

ONCE again Rody Duterte courts the imagination of followers and skeptics as he bites his thumb at human rights advocates, saying that they’re wrong that he killed 700 people but rather the correct figure was 1,700. This next wild move … Continue reading

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And then there were… SIX! Is Señeres #halalan2016’s sleeper presidential candidate?

THE THING with getting advanced in age is that you wake up really early in the morning, like about 4:00 am. Like clockwork, whether you sleep late the night before something just hits you in the dark before the sun … Continue reading

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#Halalan2016: Managing the stress out of this mess called the Philippines

A LONGTIME friend posted on Facebook: “The proof of the pudding is in the eating. Your résumé may look good on paper, but can you deliver? Can you untangle this mess, cleanse our institutions, inspire and lead us to do … Continue reading

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