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No candidate loses, he’s only cheated?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
In the Philippines, no candidate for public office loses an election, he is only cheated. So it has been said.
China, US compete in greeting Marcos
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The big-power rivalry between the United States and China appears to have sped up the recognition abroad of former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the majority winner in the May 9 presidential election.
Marcos’ early lead is now irreversible?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Are impressive, though partial, election returns being used to condition the public to accept an impending majority win by former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the May 9 national elections?
The elections aren’t over yet. Stay woke!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Yes, today is the day after Election Day (May 9) when a good number of some 67.5 million eligible Filipinos came out to vote for a new president and an assortment of other officials.
May 9 – our chance to save the nation!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 5, 2022 - 12:00am
The May 9 national elections for a new president and a host of other key officials could possibly be the last chance in our lifetime to take back peacefully our nation from inept officials and the crooks who have...
We’ve been driving with handbrake on!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Iwas again driving, virtually, last Sunday when assailed by unusual noise and the smell of something burning. Something was wrong.
Duterte will skip US-ASEAN summit
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 28, 2022 - 12:00am
Events have caught up with President Duterte, giving him a good reason to not attend next month’s summit meeting between US President Biden and the leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian ...
Next president as role model for kids
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
The top advice I have read or heard encapsulating in one guideline the criteria we use in choosing whom to vote for as our next president is: “Let’s go for one who would be the best role model for our...
Gaping voting holes need plugging now!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 24, 2022 - 12:00am
With just two weeks to Election Day, we’re getting jittery thinking of the possibility that worthy candidates may actually win the popular votes at the polling precincts but lose in the coputerized official...
It’s Isko, not Leni, who must withdraw
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 21, 2022 - 12:00am
With eight of the 10 runners falling by the wayside, the May 9 presidential race has started to enter the showdown sprint to the finish line between former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni R...
Leni quitting is only way to stop Marcos?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 19, 2022 - 12:00am
Three presidential candidates in the May 9 elections have a bizarre formula for stopping former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. from winning the presidency, which is for Vice President Leni Robredo, who is No.2 in the...
‘Love one another as I have loved you’
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Maundy Thursday today commemorates the Last Supper, when Christ instituted the Eucharist as he gave the order (“maundy” comes from the Latin word for “command”) to his disciples, and to us...
Cabalen’s Leni-Kiko rally tops all records
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 12, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s Holy Tuesday. The somber mood of Semana Santa has started to descend on this nation praying for deliverance on May 9 from thieves and liars who have taken much more than they have given to the people they...
COVID downtrend boosts Leni’s rallies
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Believe it or not, the steady decline in the number of COVID-19 cases has been helping the Leni Robredo-Kiko Pangilinan presidential tandem in drawing mammoth crowds to their campaign rallies that literally turn...
Duterte is neutral on presidential bets
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 7, 2022 - 12:00am
One month before the nation goes to the polls to elect who will lead it in the next six years out of the economic and moral morass it is in, President Duterte pledged on Tuesday to stay strictly neutral in the electoral...
P13.5-B COVID-19 vax expiring in July!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 5, 2022 - 12:00am
After borrowing at least P2 trillion to address the COVID-19 pandemic, in the process breaching the P12-trillion public debt red line, the government has its hands full with 27 million doses of vaccine worth P13.5...
How Sara may just become president
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - April 3, 2022 - 12:00am
The field in the 2022 presidential race could thin out into a photo-finish between ex-senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Vice President Leni Robredo, but a third candidate worth watching is Davao...
Win the votes, but lose the AES count?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - March 31, 2022 - 12:00am
It may seem unlikely, but it is possible for a candidate for a national post to win enough votes to get elected but lose in the computerized count of the Automated Election System (AES) if adequate safeguards are...
Rody to Sara, Paolo: Don’t forget EDSA!
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
“Remember this night, do not ever forget,” then-Fiscal (Prosecutor) Rodrigo Duterte told daughter Sara, aged 7, and son Paolo, 10, on Feb. 25, 1986.
Who is the ‘[email protected]’ Duterte will back?
by Federico D. Pascual Jr. - March 27, 2022 - 12:00am
President Duterte must have been just pretending to belittle in his usual colorful language the tough job he has to hold until noon of June 30, but he did say in Davao City on Friday that only a fool (“gago”)...
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