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Election. Deception. Execution. VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 04/22/2010

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Election. Deception. Execution.



VIEWPOINTS
Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
04/22/2010

It is meant to be an eminent expression of the sovereignty of the people in a republican democracy. But now, in effect it means their subservience and subjugation. It is supposed to be a much welcomed blessing for the change and renewal of their government. This is Philippines election. And the same event now stands for much uncertainly and reservation, for a good number of worries and fear, precisely on the part of the electorate.

It is on record that the nearer the forthcoming national elections are, the more public disorder and social disturbance come to fore therewith. The administration is shunned as an incurable disease, being even abandoned as a rotting sinking ship. The opposition is made synonymous to gutter politics. Meantime, the people are still praying and hoping for peace and order — although all realities and signs are precisely saying violence and disturbance.... MORE


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