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Pure luck?

Director General Alan Purisima of the Philippine National Police is one lucky guy. But all that fortuity can’t be coming from nowhere. Is he reaping some sort of karmic reward? Was he a renowned guru, perhaps, in a previous life? A wise and benevolent king who dedicated his life to improving the lot of his subjects? A saint who died witnessing to his faith?

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Editorial,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The axis of power shifts

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It really must be the moment for dramatic change. Last week, a young man was looking at the pyramid of the Philippine population, looking at the poor at the base, and said, “Tito, let’s flip the pyramid, let’s flip our order of priorities.”

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Viewpoints | Read More »

Corruption is cruelty in government service

The anomalies allegedly involving the Binays are outrageous, and the people didn’t expect President Aquino to react by simply saying, “I do not have personal knowledge [of these anomalies].”

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Binay’s was a cheap political speech

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There is a joke among our old folk that when somebody sings out of tune, it would rain.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Winning, losing

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Did Jojo Binay manage to turn back adversity with his remarks last Thursday?

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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