Tag Archives: Liberal Party

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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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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#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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What was missed when Duterte flaked out — are we better for it?

WHAT exactly did Rodrigo Duterte bring to the table that he actually clicked with a set of voters, enough to make noise in the pre election registration period? It’s executive action – the whole idea that the top executive of a … Continue reading

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Like Lacierda

HOW DO you solve a problem like Lacierda? It seems that every time he opens his mouth he ends up with more than his foot in it. Now that’s not such a crime for any ordinary person, but Lacierda is … Continue reading

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