January 24, 2018, 9:15 am
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Opinion Of The Day

The lawmaker’s offer

by ELLEN TORDESILLAS on September 18, 2013
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‘Endorsement may not be a crime but being a recipient of millions of money from PDAF is stealing money from the people. That’s plunder.’

Universal health care: A piped

by A.G. ROMUALDEZ on September 18, 2013
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‘Today, halfway through Aquino’s term, health reform advocates are just beginning to realize that attaining universal health care is a long and arduous process.’

History of pork barrel

by DAHLI ASPILLERA on September 18, 2013
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‘Back during America’s slave days, the original Pork Barrel was small, 3 or 4 kilos pig belly max; a way of moderating greed, consumption, squander.’

A rose by any other name

by AMADO P. MACASAET on September 17, 2013
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‘It is entirely possible that politicians run for congressman or senator in expectation of largesse from the pork.’   

Zamboanga and my Rotary Club’

by DUCKY PAREDES on September 17, 2013
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‘We call for the speedy trial and punishment of the most guilty of this corruption and plunder, irrespective of government position or party affiliation or prominence in the community.’

No rush

by REY O. ARCILLA on September 17, 2013
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‘Noynoy should not allow himself to be bamboozled by Obama into rushing into things.’

Mercury retrogrades

by ROMEO Y. LIM on September 17, 2013
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‘Maybe we should see how we solve our country’s problems with well thought-out answers instead of band-aid solutions.’


by AMADO P. MACASAET on September 16, 2013
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‘President Aquino, again as far as mining is concerned, is a know it all. The “knowledge” on mine pollution is fed to him by his anti-mining cohorts.’

All’s not well; Regroup

by BENJAMIN DIOKNO on September 16, 2013
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An Anti-PNoy Letter

by DUCKY PAREDES on September 16, 2013
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‘With the abolition of the pork barrel of Congress, the biggest beneficiary is the President – he now has virtually the absolute power of the purse.’


Front Page

Column of the Day

Facebook’s constant state of denial

By ABIGAIL VALTE | January 23,2018
‘Funny that Facebook is concerned about objectivity problems but turns around and gives the users the power to rank based on their standards of trustworthiness.’

Opinion of the Day

Ressa and Mocha

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 24, 2018
‘Two female news dispensers, CEO Maria Ressa of Rappler On-line News and Mocha Uson of the Presidential Press Office are themselves now in the news.’