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Don’t write off Bato De la Rosa’s Korean Mafia claim just yet.

MET WITH much skepticism – at least in my Facebook timeline – is today’s news of Police Director General Ronald “Bato” De la Rosa’s press conference yesterday that some Korean mafia is responsible for the slay by policemen of South … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Edsa or Ph revolution?

IT’S FEBRUARY 24,2016, the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the EDSA Revolution. I am posting here something I wrote in Facebook Notes on this same anniversary in 2011. Because it’s there. For the nth time (in 25 years): yes, I was … Continue reading

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