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Abellanosa: Not yet done with Ocho Derecho
I READ (somewhere in Facebook) that the 2019 Elections in sum is a lesson on hubris. This of course was directed to the candidates of the Ocho Derecho (and their supporters) who have been described as “tikalon.” Said hubris was ...
From 7 days ago
Abellanosa: Ocho Derecho
OCHO Derecho candidates have lost. That is the reality and we cannot do anything about that. It’s just a matter of days and we will have a Senate broadly composed of pro-administration politicians.Whether this election result speaks of our goodness ...
From 10 days ago
Abellanosa: May the best senatoriables win!
THE Senate is important because it is a crucial decision maker not only in matters of legislation and policy but also because it is, in principle, an agency that is supposed to check and balance the executive.Although it is just ...
From 15 days ago
Abellanosa: El Shaddai’s endorsement
Bro. Mike Velarde’s endorsement of fourteen senatorial candidates is not new. He and other leaders of sects and religious movements have been doing this time and again. Despite the fact that Velarde (later) denied the possibility of “block voting” among ...
From 20 days ago
Abellanosa: Elections: Symptom of our diseases
WE NEED a slap on the face to remind us that the upcoming elections, is not the only solution to our problems. This country has been doing this political exercise for decades. All we have acquired is “learned helplessness” rooted ...
From 21 days ago
Abellanosa: And still on the war on drugs
I HAVE been asked to reconsider some of my points in a previous article on “The War on Drugs.” Basis? Too sweeping, biased, etc...Let me make it clear that when I said that I never believed that the War on ...
From 24 days ago
Abellanosa: Labor day
IT'S sad that in a country plagued with a lot of issues related to labor, people do not see the value of Labor Day. Like most holidays, today's celebration is enjoyed by Filipinos however only a few have understood and ...
From 26 days ago
Abellanosa: The message of Easter
NOW that it’s Easter, business shall proceed as usual. The Holy Week was not only a period of reflection. It was also a suspension, a ceasefire if we may of everything else other than what’s “holy.”Easter is a better litmus ...
From 36 days ago
Abellanosa: The promise of senior high
GIVEN that most schools have not changed their school calendar, March is still a perfect time to reflect on some essential things about movements and transitions in the academic world. In a word, we call this “graduation.”It is true that ...
From 66 days ago
Abellanosa: Clergy abuse and lay empowerment
THE recently concluded Vatican Summit is obviously not the end of the Church’s efforts to address the sexual abuses of the clergy. If anything, it is supposed to signal the beginning of more efforts that would hopefully minimize the recurrence ...
From 91 days ago