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LP’s trapo politics EDITORIAL 11/21/2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

LP’s trapo politics


EDITORIAL

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11/21/2009

Liberal Party’s Noynoy Aquino, seen by the traditional politicians, or trapos — as the sanctimonious LP that earlier spoke of with contempt — as the winning presidential bet today, given his high survey ratings, albeit declining numbers, may serve to explain why these “evil” trapos they scorn, and whom the alleged “sainted” LP presidential tandem vowed to fight, have been joining the Noynoy-Mar ticket and who are now being embraced by the tandem.

The LP tandem speaks .... MORE


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Political math


FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
11/21/2009

Politics is definitely addition, but even in political addition — at least in the Philippine context — there are problems which may be very difficult to solve, which may result in subtraction.
The case of Serge Osmeña bolting the Liberal Party (LP) is a case in point.

While Noynoy Aquino .... MORE


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Comelec, a theocratic court BACKBENCHER Rod. P. Kapunan 11/21/2009


Comelec, a theocratic court



BACKBENCHER

Rod. P. Kapunan
11/21/2009

The commissioners of the 2nd Division of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), namely Nicodemo Ferrer, Lucenito Tagle and Elias Yusoph, effected acted as a theocratic court. Their resolution denying the petition for accreditation of Ang Ladlad as party-list ominously was no different from the all-powerful curia of the Middle Ages where, instead of seeking to ensure the representation of the people with varied interests, were more of inquisitors whose decisions were based on their.... MORE


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