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Don’t vote for members of political dynasties

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The bishops finally came out against political dynasties. About time, or is it too late? So many members of political dynasties are running in the senatorial and local elections in May in spite of a constitutional ban on them. In fact, they have been encouraged by the silence of our alleged leaders against them. How [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Roxas laying groundwork for LP victory in 2013

The election period has officially begun. Candidates have started rolling out various gimmicks to make their presence felt by the electorate though the campaign period is yet to kick in less than a month from now. President Aquino has presented his administration’s senatorial lineup in a gathering in Cebu. This he did even as local [...]

Posted: January 24th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

LP, UNA both guilty of premature campaigning

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The television commercials of candidates in the May elections have begun although the campaign period does not begin until Feb. 12, a violation of the rule against premature campaigning. Politicians split hairs by saying that these early commercials do not urge the voters to “vote” for the candidates, so they do not violate the ban [...]

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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