Category Archives: electionph2016

A last look at the VP race for 2016 – Part Two

IN THE previous blog we discussed how important the election of the Vice President is in the upcoming May 9, 2016 polls. The VP is not just a spare tire but must be a positive contributor to whoever becomes president, … Continue reading

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A last look at the VP race for 2016 – Part One

THE PHILIPPINES’ presidential elections can result in some pretty schizophrenic government because the head of the country is backstopped by somebody who may be a total polar opposite from him… or her. As we have mentioned in the past our … Continue reading

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A chance for voters to take a second look

THE RECENT Vice Presidential debate   by ABS-CBN provided the latest, and perhaps the last comprehensive opportunity for voters to assess their choices in what appears to be a tight race. It is at this point when the candidates are revealed … Continue reading

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Homestretch for the presidential race: the 80% solution

THE PRESIDENTIAL and vice presidential races are heating up, and in a matter of days it will be all over. All over the country friends and kin are in heated discussions – whether with gentle sips of Hibiki and Monkey … Continue reading

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Political Expediency: The Monkey on Leni Robredo’s back

IN MY last blog entry I posed the hypothetical question of Leni Robredo, Liberal Party candidate for vice president: If by late April or early May – right before election day – Robredo sees in their survey tracking that Escudero  … Continue reading

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Leni Robredo and her stand vs Bongbong Marcos: a matter of principle

LENI Robredo is principled, no doubt about that. Of all the national candidates for the 2016 elections – Vice President, President, even Senator – Leni Robredo is the only one who can truly say she has principles and live up … Continue reading

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2016 Elections – Enjoying the show from the cheap seats.

THE CHEAP seats. The nosebleed section. These are just some of the terms used for the bleachers. I love the bleachers, no matter what some people say. Whether basketball, football, tennis or whatever sport; a concert, Icecapades or circus; just … Continue reading

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