Tag Archives: President Benigno Aquino III

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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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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Candidates for President and VP: marriage of convenience or strategic partnership?

PARTNERSHIPS between candidates for president and vice president are nothing but marriages of convenience. Believe me, there is no love there. This takes an even more bizarre twist if you consider the fact that the two are voted separately, not … Continue reading

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Mar Roxas’ Veni Vidi Vici Vs Grace Poe’s Cinderella Story

LET ME just zero in on two presidential candidates, not because they’re my favorite subjects but because their campaign approaches and communications efforts thus far are such polar opposites. These are Mar Roxas and Grace Poe. Roxas’ messaging attempts to … Continue reading

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Look out PNoy, Mar will win in 2016, thanks to you.

  IT’S IRONIC that Mar Roxas’ only real chance in hell in clinching the presidency in the 2016 elections is to spit in President Benigno S. Aquino III’s face and call Daang Matuwid a sham. These are the real things … Continue reading

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Egay Erice’s Unbelievably Terrible Role in Mar Roxas’ Campaign

IN ANY political campaign operations there is always a designated bad guy – that man whose task is to do things for a party that would be a bit too radical or even distasteful. The reasons why they do this … Continue reading

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