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‘Hilaw’

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It was potentially explosive. It trotted out an explosive witness, one who knew whereof he spoke, having been party to the crime and willing to own up to it. It had an explosive target, who was nothing less than the Vice President, who was threatening to become the next president in two years’ time. And it had to do with an explosive scandal, a theft of billions that made the one Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla were accused of look like pickpocketing.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Just say no

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I’m glad President Aquino made that clear before the weekend last week, saying: “I am not a masochist. One year and 10 months from now, the day after I step down from office, (I and some of my staff) will eat something really delicious. There will be a banner behind us that reads, ‘Freedom.’”

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Still crazy after all these years

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Juana Change’s detractors, who are as legion as her admirers, will not like this, but it’s well past due that I spoke up for her.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Day of the pig

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On the face of it, the antipork marchers had a couple of advantages.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Nota

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The remarkable thing is not that Jojo Binay is getting no end of mud thrown his way. The remarkable thing is that none of it seems to be catching.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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