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20 gun deaths per day in PH

“5 DEAD as thrill killers strike in QC” (Metro, 5/12/14). Gun deaths in the Philippines are a daily phenomenon, at an average of 20 each day. That’s 7,300 Filipinos per year or in 365 days.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Still, impunity

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Ukul Talumpa was the mayor of Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur. He, his wife, a 25-year-old relative, and a year-and-a-half old infant were shot and killed by gunmen as they emerged into the bay area from Naia 3. The gunmen, as usual, rode on motorcycles and drove away before terrified guards and onlookers could react. Not as usual, they wore cops’ uniforms underneath their jackets. How they managed to evade every security check in the airport, only they, and NAIA 3 officials, can say. There is no CCTV to record what happened.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Priorities

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I was dumbstruck by a couple of stories last Tuesday.

Posted: July 4th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

When it comes to guns, it’s ‘monkey-see, monkey-do’

High on the altar of American values lies the “macho” culture. Part and parcel of this “culture” is its revered symbol—the golden gun.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

No end yet for unbridled greed; watch out for guns, gold

It used to be thought that with its finite resources the world cannot support its expanding population, but now undisputed—except by the uninformed and the guilty—is the fact that there is enough for every man’s needs but not enough for every man’s greed. This applies worldwide, even in the United States and Wall Street. “Bato-bato sa langit, ang tamaan huwag magagalit.”

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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