March 31, 2017, 8:38 am
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Playing on greed

February 22, 2017
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‘Ordinary people are being duped time and again because the unscrupulous operators are playing on greed, and greed opens the road to perdition to those who dismiss the warning signs.’

Which way, senators?

February 21, 2017
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‘The Senate can choose to ignore the story, hoping that the short-mindedness of the people will again play to its advantage.’

Hardship assignment

February 21, 2017
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‘Even if not so, the Southern Philippines contributes the bulk of the nation’s revenues, natural resources, etc. and surely deserves the best law enforcers the nation can afford.’

Divided we stand

February 20, 2017
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‘When he mentioned “social control,” could the President be referring to his often-repeated desire or plan to
declare martial law, which he again tried to resurrect in the light of the very obvious challenge hurled by the religious Catholic community at the Luneta?’

Money in gambling

February 17, 2017
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‘For all the shame and embarrassment this bribery affair had caused the Duterte administration, something good might still surface from this particular Senate inquiry.’

Saving Napoles?

February 16, 2017
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‘Under ordinary circumstances or with a less conspicuous subject, few people would have taken notice and fewer still those who would question the SolGen’s move.’

Digong’s statistics

February 16, 2017
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‘It could be that incumbent officials are manufacturing data to prop up President Duterte’s already announced policies, such as the return of the death penalty and the war against drugs.’

Deplorable, almost criminal

February 15, 2017
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‘It comes as an unpleasant surprise therefore that a move is now afoot in Congress to transfer control of the PCGG from the Department of Justice to the Office of the Solicitor General.’

Sanctity of the Senate

February 15, 2017
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‘Come to think of it, might we wonder what “sanctity” Drilon is talking about? Sanctity is the state or quality of being holy, sacred or saintly; it is also “ultimate importance or inviolability.”’

Plunder and death

February 14, 2017
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‘Plunder in our experience is commonly committed by politicians and officials in power, for they alone are faced with opportunities for graft in the millions of pesos. It is this group of Filipinos, which include the lawmakers themselves, that Umali and his ilk are seeking to protect.’


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Column of the Day

Escape from true healing

By DODY LACUNA | March 31,2017
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‘The power to forgive and the grace to accept it are not inside us.’

Opinion of the Day

A barbaric fraternity

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | March 31, 2017
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‘On the case of a mauled-to-death frat recruit, how shocking to hear Judge Perla Cabrera-Faller’s verdict that no one is to blame for the death of Marc Andrei Marcos...’