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Quo vadis?

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Every now and then Congress comes under attack for some perceived excesses. Latest case in point was the House of Representatives’ investigation looking into alleged wrong-doings of Senator Leila de Lima.

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What an election!

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The pundits, the analysts, the media and just about everybody had Hillary Clinton as a narrow winner over Donald Trump. The forecasts were only half correct. Clinton edged Trump by two million popular votes. But Donald trumped Hillary where it really counted, in the electoral votes.

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Flashback to 1986. During the snap elections, many residents of Muntinlupa residing inside the gated subdivisions joined the Namfrel, the town priests and the nuns to watch and protect the ballots.

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A student of Sun Tzu

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A friend in the tourism industry told this writer that his establishment suffered two huge cancellations from foreign business groups because of perceived unfriendly statements of the President.

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Black Swan President

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For several years up to the 16th century, a black swan was considered impossibility. Why? Because all previous records showed they had white feathers. Things changed, however, in 1697 when Dutch explorers became the first Europeans to discover black swans in Western Australia.

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If President Obama considers President Duterte’s language “colorful”, the former should listen to Bangko Sentral Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr.

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