Playing with Fire

Poll winners, congrats, but work! By Gonzalo Duque   THE country just had its successful village elections. Hooray and congratulations to the winners!  But sorry… try better next election — to the losers. May mga alingasngas, there are complaints here and there — that’s part of the game. That’s democracy at its best! We received […]

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Are you running for ‘Kupitan?’ By Gonzalo Duque   MARAMI ang impressed sa skyrocketing trend of business in Dagupan. Kitang-kita ng lahat ang naglalabasang malls at supermarkets sa ating ciudad. And Mayor Belen Fernandez is getting all the praises for it. You and us know that she is in the mall business, as overseer of […]

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‘Create trouble for truth’ – Lenin By Gonzalo Duque   POLITICAL analysts are at a loss in describing the fast moving events in the country these days. We are not leftist, but the dizzying goings-on remind us of what Vladimir Lenin said when Russia was at the height of drastic change. He said, “create trouble […]

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It’s GO! for Bong Go para senado By Gonzalo Duque   OVER the weekend, the country– including the province– was rocked by this nasty Bitcoin money-making business. Sabi ko na nga eh… wala sanang ganyanan! Imagine, with a few hundred pesos investment, you become a millionaire! Hindi lang, billionaire pa! You must have read the […]

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Christ is risen! Halleluia! By Gonzalo Duque   PLEASE stay faithful. Our Lord has been bruised, roughed up and killed by sinners like us. And yet His coming into this world was to save us! What an irony! Let’s atone for our sins! God bless! *                *                *                * You have heard John Lennon sing […]

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On the PDP-Laban exodus By Gonzalo Duque   ALL of a sudden, the President’s political party- PDP-Laban- is being swamped by majority of politicians to, well, what else? ensure their stay in power. Nakakatuwa at nakakatawa… It’s human—or inhuman—nature to do that. You said it, political survival is the issue, what else? In our case, […]

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Let’s go for Bong Go! By Gonzalo Duque   THERE’S a side of President Digong that political analysts consider “genius.” It’s his uncanny talent in winning public approval. You all saw it in the last elections! Arawi ran amin, anto? Mar Roxas, Grace Poe, Jojo Binay are well known and regular names in the national […]

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