Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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The strategic value of a presidential endorsement
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 21, 2019 - 12:00am
One can never ignore the tremendous impact of a presidential endorsement. It makes a lot of difference.
Whatever happened to Mar Roxas and Jojo Binay?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Mar Roxas and Jojo Binay are too different from each other, but they shared the same fate during the last midterm polls.
Will there be teamwork between Gwen and Junjun?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The newly-elected governor, the dragon lady from Bitoon, Dumanjug, and from the Third District, representative and erstwhile Deputy House Speaker Gwendolyn Fiel Garcia expressed joy in her victory but also sadness...
Otso Diretso to where?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Where shall the opposition go from here? The Senate will soon be in the hands of a super majority that shall facilitate the administration's advocacy for federalism, the war against drug, the drive against crime...
Why and how Tommy, Serge, and Sonny Osmeña lost
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The downfall of three Osmeñas in one election is unprecedented in all history.
Labella, Ahong, Duke slay the dragons
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 16, 2019 - 12:00am
I was correct at least in 95 percent of my predictions. I have predicted the victory of my bestfriend, and fellow Visayanian, Edgar Labella, over Tommy Osmeña many weeks before the elections.
We have a lot to learn as voters and as candidates
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Election results are usually followed by gripes, complaints, and accusations. But then again, that is how the cookie crumbles.
Today, let competence, integrity and excellence win
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 13, 2019 - 12:00am
If only majority of the Filipino voters will use their brains and their mature judgment faculties today, the jesters, jokers, and nincompoops who are leading in surveys and informal polls would have no place in the...
Templates for choosing excellent senators
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Let this coming election be a landmark in our history, when the good guy shall finally beat the nincompoops.
Senate bets should focus on vote-rich provinces
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 9, 2019 - 12:00am
There is now a mad scramble for the last five seats among the 12 senatorial winners. My unsolicited advice to such bets as Serge Osmeña, Francis Tolentino and Koko Pimentel: Focus on the critical few. Time...
Feeling grateful and proud being the father of a new lawyer
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 7, 2019 - 12:00am
I cannot describe my feelings when I learned four days ago that my son, John Paul S. Jimenez, passed the Bar.
Stop voting for “second-rate, trying-hard copycats”
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
If Cherrie Gil is to run for senator today, she would easily beat a Bar topnotcher like Koko Pimentel.
Why majority of Cebuanos prefer Labella and Rama
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Cebuanos are wise voters. They will vote for Osmeña, but for Serge Osmeña the senator, and not the mayor. As Serge's ad would say: “I-serge mo.” No offense meant.
Excellent senatoriables who are out of the winning circle
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Excellence does not always win in a voting populace that focuses on looks and personalities rather than credentials and competence.
Junjun Davide will definitely win by a landslide
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The only question that is left hanging in Cebu's provincial elections ten days from today is whether or not Gwen F. Garcia can really win over Agnes A. Magpale.
Gwen claims win over Magpale
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 2, 2019 - 12:00am
In the interest of fairness, we need to give all candidates equal opportunity to air their sides.
We should stop sending jokers, jesters and comedians to the Senate
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The Senate used to be the chamber of senators Claro M. Recto, Tañada, Diokno, Tolentino, Salonga, Rodrigo, Kalaw, Ziga, and Cuenco, all wise in law and erudite in parliamentary procedures. We should not desecrate...
Why I prefer Raul del Mar and Joy Pesquera
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The better question should be “why not?” Raul del Mar is a high-performing representative.
Magpale and Garcia should now focus in critical districts
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
According to the Garcia camp, their survey shows that Gwen is leading at the rate of 65% for Gwen and 35 % for Magpale. But the Magpale camp has its own survey showing a Magpale-Davide win. The same survey shows...
Presidential veto a slap to the faces of Pork Barrel trapos
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 23, 2019 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte did the right thing. He chose the decent option and decided in the most honorable way when he vetoed 12 spending provisions of the General Appropriations Act of 2019 or Republic Act 11260....
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