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Good vs evil: An absurd campaign spiel EDITORIAL Click to enlarge 11/17/2009

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Good vs evil: An absurd campaign spiel


EDITORIAL

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11/17/2009

The Liberal Party’s “holier than thou” campaign spiel, with its claimed fight of the good (LP) versus the evil (all other parties and politicians) appears to be crumbling, with the party’s “raid” of its “disdained trapos” and Gloria Arroyo’s former Cabinet secretaries, with former Gloria senator
and Neda chief Ralph Recto coming on board as one of the LP’s senatorial... MORE


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No apology FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 11/17/2009


No apology


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
11/17/2009

Presidential Anti-Graft Commission (PAGC) chairman, Constancia de Guzman, has been found to have violated her own rules, hiring her relatives and even their girlfriends as consultants and what else have-you, right in her office.
Yet even as she has been found out, she continues to claim that she has not broken any rules, and that she didn’t engage in nepotism, since those relatives and their girlfriends whom she hired were hired based on... MORE


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Lucky Friday the 13th PIPELINE Antonio Gatmaitan 11/17/2009Lucky Friday the 13th PIPELINE Antonio Gatmaitan 11/17/2009


Lucky Friday the 13th



PIPELINE

Antonio Gatmaitan
11/17/2009

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in an instant, came and won the hearts and minds of Filipinos at a two-hour forum at the University of Sto. Tomas, Friday the 13th of November, aired nationwide by .... MORE


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Congressman Pacquiao MR. EXPOSE Amb. Ernesto Maceda 11/17/2009


Congressman Pacquiao


MR. EXPOSE

Amb. Ernesto Maceda
11/17/2009

Manny Pacquiao has done it. He made boxing history by winning an unprecedented world title in seven boxing divisions. He is now placed in the boxing history alongside the names of Mohammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard and Marvin Haggler, according to Top Rank promoter Bob Arum. Because of him, the Philippines is now known to the whole world. He has done a signal service to the country at a level nobody has done before.
How do you reward Manny Pacquiao? He doesn’t need money as Asian Games gold winners are given. GMA, the Senate and the House of Representatives have already officially honored him. GMA and the Lakas-Kampi leadership can reward him by allowing him to run unopposed as congressman from Sarangani. His prospective opponent — Roy Chiongbian of the Gov. Rene Dominguez-Rep. Erwin Chiongbian alliance can be given a presidential appointment in the meantime. You may be doing him a favor as he is not a sure winner, anyway.
Manny Pacquiao has earned the right to represent his province in Congress. Definitely, he is no Juan Tamad



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