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BY Friday, which is tomorrow, the Armed Forces should have the situation fully under control in Marawi. Coming from Defense Secretary Lorenzana, that sounded like a promise, so maybe we can all unwind a bit and, as the movie pages used to say, “relax, watch a movie.”

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Prop war

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A PROPAGANDA war is what the terrorists are waging to attract the attention of ISIS and show the world, beginning with their own countrymen, that they are a force of terror and power to reckon with. On the other side, government is embroiled in a war for peace, to restore law and order and faith in the duly constituted authorities.

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Questions

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HAVING decided to cut short his visit to Russia, President Duterte assured his countrymen: “Don’t be too scared, I’m going home.”

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Distracted

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As Senator JV Ejercito explained it, a simple law banning the use of cellphones by drivers while they are driving became an overnight sensation when the implementing agencies, LTO, LTFRB, MMDA, and HPG unanimously agreed to enforce the law although it was still premature by three to six months, depending on which spokesperson was speaking to media. The new anti-distracted driving act (ADDA) bans the use of cellphones but not navigational aids. A much older law bans the use of “accessories” and icky stuff like toy dogs with moving heads displayed on the dashboard. Are rosaries distracting?

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Study later

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THAT’S right, study later, work now. That is, when you’ve found a job (The Job), edging out the 300,000 graduates of 2017.

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WHAT is a TRO? T for Temporary, R for Restraining, O for Order. It’s an order from the court to stop or restrain an action or a law, but that order is merely temporary, and temporary doesn’t mean permanent.

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