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OLD MacDonald had a farm and when he retired at age 70, his children didn’t want to carry on with the planting and harvesting. One reason, if you haven’t heard, is that planting rice is never fun.

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While two other cabinet secretaries faced the cameras and microphones to promise that construction of infrastructures and public works should now be done ‘round-the-clock, 24/7 to free up road space, we have yet to hear from the chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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Toxic times

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Five generals, three of them in the active service, deny their involvement in the lucrative drugs trade, politely rebuking President Duterte’s sources as tainted (“black propaganda”) or outrightly mistaken. Could Digong be wrong on all counts? If one or two were truly guilty, would he or they have honestly, openly, publicly admitted their crime as “protectors” of drug lords?

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Dying breed

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No, not the drug dealers who are about to become extinct, but Filipino farmers whose average age today stands at 57-65. Where will he be 30 years from today? Where will we be when there are no farmers left to plant the rice for our daily bread?

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Just Du It

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JUST Duterte it. Cut to the chase, keep the speech short and roll up your sleeves. “Why am I here? I’m here because I am ready to start my work for the nation.”

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Tale half-told

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TWO days from now, President Aquino goes back to the simple life away from the seat of power, stress and distress known as Malacañang. But simple?

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