LML Polettiques (150)

Part 2: Awakenings in Modern Democracy: Rise of the Centrist Democratic Party in Two ASEAN Nations

Monday, 30 June 2014 17:54 Written by
From a Political Movement to a Political PartyIn 2009 together with a partner in TACDRUP ⃰ an NGO, supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) we conceptualized the SUCCESSOR GENERATION Program. This was to be a vanguard of the youth and…


Monday, 07 July 2014 17:48 Written by
Now, it’s in the open and blatantly so. The President used the enormous power of the purse in order to impeach the former Chief Justice Renato Corona.The poor fellow never had a chance. And to put the last nail on…

Part 2: Impeaching Cory's Boy is a Lucrative Enterprise

Monday, 14 July 2014 16:46 Written by
Last week, we made a case of Pnoy’s blatant transgressions on the uses of DAP, which the Supreme Court decided as unconstitutional. We opened the debate on the impeachability of the acts of the President. But impeachment of a President…

Katzenjammer Kids

Monday, 21 July 2014 16:37 Written by
I was introduced to the Comics Strips by my father in the early 50s when I started to read. I love the daily newspapers that carry them although during those years, they were mostly in black and white. I still…


Monday, 28 July 2014 15:32 Written by
The country does not know this yet but Mindanao could be engulfed in a conflagration, if Pnoy does not address the one question that will make or break his legacy. Charter Change

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

Monday, 04 August 2014 15:14 Written by
(Paraphrasing Clinton’s 1992 Campaign Slogan v/s George Bush – the father) The next President should have one thing foremost in mind – the economy. In the Philippines, succession to power also means destruction or watering down of prior policies from…

EBOLA VIRUS: Is this the End of Our World?

Monday, 11 August 2014 15:04 Written by
Quite recently, we wake up to the screaming headlines of Newspapers that alert us about the outbreak of Ebola virus from Central & West Africa infecting people from several countries. Spread of this disease is now made easier due to…

The Bloosoming of a Genius or The Emergence of an Idiot

Monday, 18 August 2014 13:19 Written by
This week we were confronted by a President who changed his mind on charter amendment which he steadfastly protected from the start of his reign as a legacy of an iconic mother – a family heirloom. The circumstances leading to…
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