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UP-DND Accord, an anomaly no longer
by Jerry Tundag - January 22, 2021 - 12:00am
What is perhaps the longest-running fallacy about academic freedom and certainly one of the most anomalous law enforcement concessions ever granted by government to anyone is finally over. It had to take all of 32...
Beating the count of 10
by Jerry Tundag - January 20, 2021 - 12:00am
There will be no shots fired in anger anywhere in the world later today except perhaps only in the United States.
COVID anxieties skewing thoughts everywhere
by Jerry Tundag - January 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Everything is getting skewed by this pandemic. President Duterte, in a decision difficult to comprehend, said he and his Cabinet are ready to be among the last to be vaccinated to give way to frontliners and other...
No-El favors Robredo
by Jerry Tundag - January 15, 2021 - 12:00am
There are now moves to amend the Constitution, ostensibly to tweak certain economic provisions such as the limits to foreign ownership so as to prime up the economy.
Vaccines induce farts of wisdom and expertise
by Jerry Tundag - January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
When the coronavirus first reared its ugly head and quickly swamped the world in a deadly pandemic, scared Filipinos dropped to their knees praying for deliverance.
America's true color: Gagging Trump
by Jerry Tundag - January 11, 2021 - 12:00am
When Twitter "permanently suspended" (its euphemism for gagged and silenced forever) the account of outgoing US president Donald Trump, it essentially deprived him of and slapped prior restraint on his constitutional...
Cut his finger off
by Jerry Tundag - January 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Alex Magno is correct. The good news is that Donald Trump will soon be out of the White House.
Delem nge dene
by Jerry Tundag - January 6, 2021 - 12:00am
I will be writing about Donald Trump. But as I normally do, I first go online to check on the opinion pages of this paper to see what is abuzz among my fellow columnists.
New COVID-19 strain: 2nd notice from God
by Jerry Tundag - January 4, 2021 - 12:00am
When the coronavirus first reared its ugly head in China in December 2019 and swiftly consumed the world in a crippling pandemic by early 2020, I wrote without a shade of doubt in my mind nor any equivocation in...
Pandemic is war, the frontlines are many and long
by Jerry S. Tundag - January 1, 2021 - 12:00am
I was aghast that, according to an ABS-CBN report (yes, like the virus, it has mutated to other platforms and is very much alive), some healthworkers are bitching about how the Presidential Security Group and some...
Disarming off-duty cops the dream of criminals
by Jerry Tundag - December 30, 2020 - 12:00am
It is easy to see why communists and their front organizations, as well as criminals and other lawless elements, would clamber over one another in calling for the disarming of all policemen who go off duty just because...
Pandemic not easing up, as UK case shows
by Jerry Tundag - December 23, 2020 - 12:00am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has placed his country under a new lockdown following the discovery of a new strain of the coronavirus which the UK health ministry has described as "running out of control."...
Antibiotic attitude pushing face-to-face experiment
by Jerry S. Tundag - December 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Some wise guys in this government who think they can outsmart a virus that relies on opportunity rather than intelligence are toying seriously with the idea of holding face-to-face classes in selected areas.
Red-tagging inspired by walk of the duck
by Jerry Tundag - December 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Pardon me if I may sound frivolous, but the reason why nobody is tagging me as a communist is because I do not look like a communist, walk like a communist and talk like a communist.
Pandemic best time to impeach Leonen
by Jerry Tundag - December 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The world is being turned upside down by a virus no one can see.
Impeach Leonen? About time!
by Jerry Tundag - December 12, 2020 - 12:00am
On November 24, 2017, Bar topnotcher and former Noynoy Aquino solicitor general Florin Hilbay had this tweet for aspiring lawyers: "Those taking the bar examinations who doubt their ability to pass that test, think...
Ceasefire? No quarter!
by Jerry Tundag - December 9, 2020 - 12:00am
It is good that the government has this time rejected any holiday ceasefire with communist rebels.
Raul del Mar International Airport? Why not!
by Jerry Tundag - December 7, 2020 - 12:00am
In one of the few times that I agree with former Cebu City mayor Tomas Osmeña, I strongly support his proposal to rename the Mactan-Cebu International Airport after the late Cebuano congressman Raul del ...
"Spare education from politics"
by Jerry Tundag - December 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The words above were from Vice President Leni Robredo. She said them in defense of the so-called learning hubs that her office has created and which have drawn flak in face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
If garbage could talk, it would say whew
by Jerry Tundag - November 30, 2020 - 12:00am
For the first time in many years, no one has tagged garbage as the convenient suspect in the devastating floods that inundated Metro Manila, Luzon, and other parts of the country.
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