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PNoy vs Supreme Court

“YES, a line has been drawn, i think, with that disgraceful speech about the ┬áDisbursement Acceleration Program or DAP. Ideally it’s a function of patriotism to support your country’s president and give him or her a chance to do his/her job. 394 more words

Tiresome ubiquity, September 22, 2002

MANY columnists have already written about this, but I can’t help expressing my own annoyance over the way President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been flaunting herself like a cheap attention-getter. 852 more words


A soluble conflict, August 31, 2002

LIKE many Filipinos, I am disturbed by the reports of the maltreatment of many of our compatriots who have been deported by the Malaysian government for lack of immigration papers. 810 more words


Re-election or not? August 25, 2002

SOME months ago, there was a front page picture in this paper of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo doing a ritual dance in ethnic costume with some indigenous people from the North. 812 more words


Conviction by exhibition, August 17, 2002

I’M all for the campaign of President Macapagal-Arroyo against the serious and apparently unstoppable criminality in our country that is holding our helpless people hostage. The spate of crimes committed by syndicates of kidnappers, car thieves, drug pushers, smugglers, bank robbers and bus holdup men is fast converting us into the lawless turf of the Mafia during the Roaring Twenties in the United States. 747 more words


Oustanding debts of outstanding officials, July 28, 2002

NOT being a basketball enthusiast, I was not thrilled when Sen. Robert Jaworski leaped last week with his usual athletic agility from the erstwhile “new majority” in his chamber to the camp of the administration senators. 772 more words


A vacuum of leadership, July 21, 2002

THE TROUBLE with our present government is the lack of responsible leadership. It was different decades ago when we had in fact a surfeit of that virtue. 810 more words