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Miriam’s shame campaign

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Janet Napoles’ road on her way to becoming the vilest public figure so far in the Filipino imagination seemed easy and trouble-free. But she was a headline waiting to happen, so to speak, Philippine media being mostly Manila-based and Manila-obsessed: Her web of operations was based in Manila; and her cohorts—many of whom remain unidentified till this day except the pogi-sexy-tanda trio and a few others—held office in Manila.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Watch out for Monday’s railroad show

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Pro-life advocates and supporters are advised to bring their cell phones to the House of Representatives on Monday. The likelihood is that congressmen will again avoid nominal voting. As was surreptitiously done the last time just before the habagat winds and rains slammed and deluged Metro Manila, it will be viva voce. The Ayes will simply din out the Nays and we will never know who voted how.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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