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THE presidential election has just been held, for which the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has been cited for its admirable job, but it now seems to be embroiled in an internal controversy that could hamper its preparations for the next set of elections – the Barangay and the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections in October.

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The disciples of John approached Jesus and said, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast. No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth, for its fullness pulls away from the cloak and the tear gets worse. People do not put new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte from Davao City, far from imperial Manila, assumed the Presidency after 12 noon yesterday. He is frank, simple, so human, and challenging. His intentions, vision and competence will face realities on the ground.

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For the common ordinary folk who have long seen the problems bedeviling the country – corruption, criminality, illegal drugs, breakdown of law and order – he said they have to be stopped by all means that the law allows.

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As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees saw this and said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” He heard this and said, “Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do. Go and learn the meaning of the words, I desire mercy, not sacrifice. I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”

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He loves me and would always take care of me. However, last month I asked him to leave. I explained to him I was tired of being a referee between my son and him because he continually overreacted to my son’s misbehavior.

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