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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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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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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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The bigness of the 2016 elections, out of sight, under our noses

WHILE all eyes are turned to the Presidential polls, the local contests from Representative, Governor, mayor all the way down to Kagawad have slipped the attention of the nation, as if what happens right under our noses locally does not … Continue reading

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What ifs of Grace Poe’s disqualification, and when it happens

UP FOR decision in the Supreme Court are the two cases for disqualification of Grace Poe from running for President in this year’s national elections in May. The two issues in question are on her being a natural born citizen … Continue reading

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Race for Vice President is just as crucial as the President’s

In the United States the race for Vice President always takes a back seat to the Presidential elections. This is because the top posts are elected as a tandem. This ensures that there is continuity in governance should anything untoward … Continue reading

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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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