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DOING THINGS THE LEGIT WAY. Filibustering according to the Webster’s dictionary, is an act in legislation of obstructing a measure through the delivery of long speeches. Many believe this is what Dagupan Councilor Redford Erfe-Mejia has been doing in the city council albeit unfounded, to block the passage of measures even in the face of being abandoned […]

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ONE INSECURE MAYOR. One elected mayor appears so insecure, he wants all the members of the family of his previous opponent eliminated in their town’s political circle. He tasted success when he trounced in the 2016 polls his opponent who has made a good name in public service. Remember, it’s not your record in public […]

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BACK TO HAPPY DAYS FOR DRUGGIES – The decision of President Duterte to remove the Philippine National Police (PNP) from his war on drugs may be ill-timed as it made when the campaign against this menace is already succeeding. Not that we do not trust the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency’s capability to finish the drug […]

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PH GUN POLICY BETTER — The bloodbath that happened in Las Vegas, Nevada where a lone gun man opened fire at a crowd of people attending a pop concert, killing 58 of them and wounding 500 others, sent shock waves all over the world. The incident was one of America’s saddest moments in history, the saddest being […]

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RETRAIN POSO ENFORCERS — We pity the POSO man caught on video escorting a motorcycle rider he arrested sans crash helmet on board the latter’s motorcycle, also without a helmet on and soon got arrested by his peers. But this is just a classic example that the law excuses no one, even if the officer at that instance […]

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OUR HELPLESSNESS. The Philippines need not be over-confident or complacent over the uneasy development in the Korean Peninsula, which was exacerbated the last few days by North Korea’s test of its first hydrogen bomb, a weapon of mass destruction said to be more lethal than nuclear bomb. This was our original reaction to Facebook post of Councilor Jose Netu Tamayo who […]

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SHOOTING THE MESSENGER, AGAIN — PD Ronald Lee doesn’t like the way Pangasinan newsmen give importance to the information shared by a certain Eco Dangla on the armed encounter between alleged New People’s Army and government troops in San Nicolas town. The first time the clash happened on July 28, one policeman from Manaoag town […]

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