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Who will bring success and prosperity in 2016?

HOW will we ever elect people who will really bring our country to genuine success and prosperity in 2016? It would seem to me that the only way is to train our people to choose only the candidates who have fear and love of God, and in whom the Spirit ...

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Bully

I READ this statement attributed to the late Chinese leader Deng Siao Ping: “If one day China should change her color and turn into a superpower, if she too should play the tyrant in the world, and everywhere subject others to her bullying, aggression and exploitation, the people of the ...

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Act now

“The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and alter their constitutions of government.” – Washington, Farewell Address, 1796 NO amount of legislations coupled with media hype can change the flawed fundamental law of the land. And, yes, the time has come for the ...

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Greed causes downfall

THE acquisition of public lands by people who used to work for the government, officials and by people who have connections with government agencies is nothing new and may still be happening until today. Most are hidden secrets until they fall from power or become subjects of intensive investigation by ...

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US-China et tu Brutus

Top secret military documents from World War II have revealed the depth and strength of the alliance between China and the United States against Imperial Japan, as well as joint efforts to rescue downed US pilots. The cache of intelligence documents, detailing a number of daring missions, is on display ...

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I will vote for Neri as senator

I will always join any movement to draft House of Representatives Makabayan block Congressman Neri Colmenares as a senatorial candidate. Compared to many of those aspiring to become senators, both in and out of the House, and compared to many who are now senators, Neri is greatly outstanding in serving ...

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Value-driven leadership

Values are always the best indicator whether the (aspiring) leader is a good one or not. And no cover-up can ever hide such truth because it can always be seen in plain view. It’s just most of the time we deliberately ignore the signs right in front of us. If ...

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New technologies can lead to self-inflicted bondage

WE have to be masters, not slaves, of the new technologies. But to attain that goal, we have to realize that we are getting into a new ball game, with different set of rules, and with very subtle implications and consequences that we still have to explore and weigh, and ...

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The Mindanao dream

“Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.” – Joel II. 28 AS powerful storms are lashing our country, I cannot help but pity the poor all the more because our trapos would definitely take advantage of the situation and ensure that the calamity funds, which ...

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Eventually, it’s the customer

THE ongoing negotiations between the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. (Cepalco) and its employees’ labor union should be a major concern for all customers of the power firm. The Cepalco-union CBA has a term of five years but its economic provisions are subject to new negotiations on the third ...

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