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A battle for trust

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When we find ourselves having to make decisions in the face of so much confusion, we rely on trust to find our way and keep going.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Boss

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It was P-Noy who originated the concept and used it to powerful effect over the years. That is the “Boss,” the ultimate ruler of this country to whom even presidents bow down and serve.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A different kind of transport

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We were transported last Friday to a different world. Whilst transport transported no one anywhere in the gridlock that was Friday night in Makati, we went to a wonderful concert at the Ayala Museum: the “Rush Hour Concert” hosted by the museum and one of Asia’s oldest (1926) symphony orchestras, the Manila Symphony Orchestra. (Why, by the way, was it called “rush hour”? The last thing you were doing was rushing. “Stalled hour” would be a better description of the reality.)

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The tripping point

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Salivating with delight, their eyes moistening and pupils constricting/dilating, detractors of President Aquino and his administration who have been wishing to see him fail since Day One are now seizing the moment to make good their ultimate yearning. They are calling for his ouster, impeachment, resignation—whatever form it will take—so that they can put in place their own agenda and have the last laugh.

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Constitutionalism, statesmanship, and the good

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It is almost ironic that the current tension between President Aquino and the Supreme Court is about Congress’ definition of savings.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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