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Duterte candidacy puts Marcos in quandary

With Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s sudden decision to run for the presidency, after disgustingly disagreeing with the Senate Electoral Tribunal’s (SET) decision favoring Sen. Grace Poe to retain her Senate seat and allow her to run for the presidency in 2016, the person who finds himself in quandary now is Sen. 311 more words

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Escudero’s erroneous defense of Poe

It is understandable that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero came immediately to the rescue of his presidential candidate, Sen. Grace Poe, when Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte deplored the Senate Electoral Tribunal’s (SET) ruling favoring Poe’s stay in the senate and her presidential ambition despite failing to prove that she is a natural born Filipino, as a constitutional requirement for nationally elected senator. 385 more words


Rule of politicians prevailed in SET decision over Poe citizenship issue

Had there been more SC justice-members in the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET), could Sen. Grace Poe been removed from the Senate already and disqualified from running for the presidency? 1,442 more words


Poe citizenship issue making Duterte run for president

It looks like Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was just waiting for the most painful prick at his sensibilities, his emotions, for him to run for president and this time he got it. 503 more words


Auction Imelda’s jewelry collection before she gets it back

The move by the Aquino administration to have the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) work together towards auctioning off the estimated billion-dollar Imelda Marcos jewelry collection is, indeed, very pleasing to the ears of many Filipinos. 283 more words


Marcos Jr. taking Filipinos for a ride

There is indeed a serious reason why Filipinos should be wary about electing Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for vice president in 2016 national elections. 1,060 more words


The perverts behind the ‘laglag bala’ scam – Part II

I am sure many enraged Filipinos are asking what business Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya has in heading the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) when, after a persistent and shameful occurrence of ‘laglag bala’ or bullet-planting at NAIA, he would just cheapen the flagrancy of the crime committed by the airport’s perverts as having been ‘blown out of proportion?’ 407 more words