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WHAT MATTERS MOST
Cebuano presidential and VP candidates who lost  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Bohol had President Carlos P. Garcia. Capiz had Manuel A Roxas. Davao has Rodrigo Duterte.
A Senate of Robin, Raffy, Jinggoy, Bong, and Lito
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Well, with no offense meant, on June 30, we shall welcome to the Philippine Senate a number of showbiz and TV personalities.
Winning with grace and losing with dignity
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
In 1946, when the then sitting president, Don Sergio Osmeña Sr of Cebu lost to his good friend Don Manuel Roxas of Capiz, the perfect gentleman, (grandfather of former city mayor Tom and former senator Serge)...
The Garcias: Today's strongest political force in Cebu
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 18, 2022 - 12:00am
The Osmeñas are a vanishing political clan. Sonny and Lito are both dead. Serge is out of politics.
Garcia's landslide win over Durano
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Last elections' landslide victory of the dragon lady from Dumanjug and Barili practically "pulverized" the Duranos' dream to capture the Capitol by an earth-shaking landslide of 1.1 million lead, with Governor Gwen...
Who wants to "shoot" me in Fuente Osmeña?    
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 14, 2022 - 12:00am
There are some people who are reminding me of those figures of speech that I made in the heat of the campaign, that if BBM wins in Cebu, I am willing to be shot in Fuente Osmeña.
Bad officials are elected by good Filipinos who failed to vote
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
There were no less than 67 million registered voters this year. How many millions failed to cast their votes?
Tejeros Convention : The First "Hello Garci"
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Cheating, like the "Hello Garci" style, is the worst historical fraud.
Tremendous burdens on the next president
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
In proclaiming the winner, we need to look back to the predecessors.
The evil of the multi-party system
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, we shall elect another minority president. Too many parties and too many candidates naturally result in fragmentation of the electorate, and the winner becomes a mere plurality president, the most obvious...
Is this Iglesia versus Catholics, Protestants, Muslims?  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 8, 2022 - 12:00am
This is not a jihad or a religious war. But what is happening this time is an unprecedented polarization of forces between the Iglesia Ni Cristo, reportedly with less than two million registered voters and the Catholics...
A broken nation in search of an inspiring leader
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 7, 2022 - 12:00am
This coming Monday, May 9, 2022, the whole nation of 112 million Filipinos, more than one half of whom are living below poverty line, will make a crucial decision, in a national election where about 68 million voters...
It will be Gwen, Junjun, and Mike again, but no BBM
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Cebu is ready for Leni Robredo and Tito Sotto but is not prepared to change horses in midstream at the local level.
Why Mike Rama and Gwen Garcia are winning despite BBM
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 4, 2022 - 12:00am
Mike is more dynamic, more people-oriented, and with due respect to Ma’am Margot, he is more competent, more experienced, and more prepared.
Never another Marcos again: 10 big reasons
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Men and women of reason, integrity, honor, decency, and a sense of nationalism, love of country, fear of God, and Filipinos good with good sense of judgment and sound discretion like Chief Justice Jun Davide, senators...
It's still Gwen and Mike, but they can't carry BBM
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Governor Gwen Garcia is still unbeatable. Ace Durano must be starting to smell defeat. Mike Rama is still way ahead too, especially in the upland barangays, but he must watch his ward leaders, Margot is inching her...
Labor Day's betrayal of the working class  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, Labor Day, I am saddened to say that the Philippine government has lost its moral authority to call on employers to respect workers' rights.
Is the Senate an assembly of political dynasties?    
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
The whole nation of 112 million people are going to be lorded over by 24 lucky Filipinos, who represent the ultimate illustrations of political dynasties.
Pacman: The honest man who will not make it
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Honesty is an essential qualification to go to heaven. But most honest people do not make it to Malacañang.
Leni's trajectory: Win Cebu, win Philippines
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
Vice President Leni Robredo's coming to Cebu today for the third time is a sign that Cebu is a crucial battleground.
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