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On Mayors. Drugs. Terrorists. By Ulysses R. Butuyan   GOD WILL SHIELD BLACK NAZARENE DEVOTEES. In fact, He shields everyone, devotee or not. PNP CHIEF TELLS THE DEVOTEES NOT TO BE AFRAID OF TERRORISTS. They are more afraid of him. WAR ON CRIMES TO CONTINUE WITHOUT FAIL. As long as it is waged in criminal […]

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Terrorism. Drug war. Matobato. By Ulysses R. Butuyan   CHRISTMAS TERROR: 54 HURT IN 3 BLASTS. What’s the score in the drug war terror? “I ONCE THREW A MAN FROM A HELICOPTER”- DUTERTE. Why, was he already sick that early? DUTERTE TO FIGHT OFF OUSTER TRY, AS HE INTENDS TO HONOR HIS CONTRACT WITH THE […]

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Drug war. Duterte. Pope Francis.  By Ulysses R. Butuyan   80% OF FILIPINOS WORRY THEY MIGHT BE KILLED IN THE DRUG WAR. To worry for themselves is self-interest; to worry for others is patriotism. SWS SAYS 80% GIVE DUTERTE’S DRUG CAMPAIGN AN EXCELLENT RATING. On Calvary, one of the famous Seven Last Words was, “Father, […]

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Death penalty, war on drugs, Duterte’s health By Ulysses R. Butuyan   SENATE TACKLES DEATH PENALTY IN JANUARY. It pays to remember that magistrates are but human and are not infallible. Innocent suspects sometimes fall victims to honest error in judgment, judicial incompetence or misconduct, and no procedural remedy can resurrect them from their graves. […]

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Cops, drugs, death penalty By Ulysses R. Butuyan   POLICEMEN TREAT DUTERTE’S SIX-YEAR TERM AS AN OPEN SEASON FOR KILLING. Sooner or later they and their masters will be treated like snakes; slain on sight! WAR ON DRUGS DRAWS MORE CHEERS THAN JEERS. Wait till those cheerers experience summary execution and unlawful arrest themselves. Are […]

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Duterte, Robredo, Bato By Ulysses R. Butuyan   NO MARTIAL LAW, SAY SPEAKER, DND CHIEF. Do they think they have the last say? PSG AMBUSH FAKE? Is there anything that’s true or new nowadays? DUTERTE TO MAUTE GROUP: I DON’T WANT WAR. That is, if the rules of war are not lopsided in his favor. […]

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Digong, Bato, Dayan, and De Lima By Ulysses R. Butuyan   UN RAPPORTEUR ON EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS TO VISIT PHL NEXT YEAR. Will there be surviving witnesses willing to testify? BLANKET DENIAL FROM DE LIMA. Was she also wearing a blanket in Dayan’s time? MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE CONVICTION SEEN UNDER DUTERTE. Will he be the next judge […]

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Dayan, Duterte, Drugs By Ulysses R. Butuyan   ALL BRGY. CHAIRMEN ARE PROTECTORS OF DRUG SYNDICATES UNLESS PROVEN OTHERWISE. Who says the Constitution is still in force? REHAB CENTER OFFERS NEW LIFE TO DRUG USERS. Is there any gov’t offer to indemnify victims of extrajudicial killings? PHP 500,000 REWARD SET FOR KILLERS OF ALAMINOS DAD. […]

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Rubout, cursing, Abu Sayyaf By Ulysses R. Butuyan   PINOYS ABLE TO FISH FREELY, UNDISTURBED AT SCARBOROUGH SHOAL. May Filipino fishermen introduce fish pens, too? BISHOP: NO MORE CURSING AS IT BOTHERS ONE’S CONSCIENCE. Summary execution of crime suspects doesn’t bother? MAGUINDANAO MAYOR’S KILLING AT CHECKPOINT, RUBOUT OR SHOOTOUT? Ask the local fortune tellers. Sometimes […]

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US-PH ties, drug war, gender equality By Ulysses R. Butuyan   PHL NO. 1 IN GENDER EQUALITY IN ASIA. To be sure, many Filipino wives are even more equal than their husbands. PNP EXECS PONDER DIFFERENT TACK IN DEADLY DRUG WAR; 14 DRUG SUSPECTS IN METRO MANILA KILLED; 7 ADDITIONAL DRUG SUSPECTS KILLED. What a […]

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