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A good question By Oscar V. Cruz   THE truth of the matter is that so many serious and highly relevant questions deserving of true answers are on deck for some time now since the assumption of office by the present Malacañang occupant. And after recently alleging that he would not seek re-election and would […]

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An aristocrat governing a plebian people By Oscar V. Cruz   THE above contradictory phenomenon is not hard to understand and thereby in addition also know its adverse, pitiful and at times even detestable consequences. Calling to mind the said reality however is not in any way intended to look down at anyone who is […]

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A more understanding, embracing, comforting Church By Oscar V. Cruz   THE recently held Episcopal Synod – a fraternal meeting of Bishops chosen from all over the Catholic World formally summoned by the Pope in order to assist him in the exercise of his Papal Ministry – received a good amount of attention from the […]

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So what? By Oscar V. Cruz   SO what if many Filipinos wallow in poverty and misery in their own Country, expose even their lives and limbs as OFWs in the hands of cruel people, suffer from the marked incompetence of their government, serve as milking cows of their corrupt public officials? So what if […]

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Just for the record By Oscar V. Cruz   WHEN Churchmen denounce errant deeds of public officials and ask for their pursuant punishment as may be imposed by the observance of the pertinent judicial process, it might be good to herein explicitly state that contrary to the common knowledge or standard perception of the general […]

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Selling the unsellable By Oscar V. Cruz   RECENTLY, full-page advertisements were carried by certain local broadsheets with the curious and intriguing partisan political call blatantly addressed “TO OUR COUNTRYMEN”said to be published at the instance of the so curiously called “MOVEMENT FOR REFORM AND MOMENTUM” (MORE2COME) as the ad sponsor. The members of the “MOVEMENT”are somehow named. But who […]

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Marriage Nullity By Oscar V. Cruz   FOR a start, it is not only right but even necessary to address the rather big distinction between “Marriage Annulment” and “Marriage Nullity”. Reason: They are radically different in terms of the nature and implications of “Annulment” and “Nullity”. Briefly stated, the said “Annulment” has reference to a marriage that is considered valid at the […]

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The Supreme Court of the Philippines By Oscar V. Cruz   AGAIN and again, in so may words, in various occasions and in different ways, the head of the Executive Department expressly and clearly signified his disdain if not downright disgust for the Supreme Court after this declared his DAP novelty as downright unconstitutional. Among […]

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Suicide By Oscar V. Cruz   INTRESTING! More and more modern dictionaries do not even have the word “suicide“ mentioned therein in order to somehow define or describe what it really means. More. Strange but true, even updated books on Psychiatry neither carry the term “suicide” in order to analyze the phenomenon, to proffer its cause and the like. […]

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Impeachment drama ended as expected  THE CONCERNED CITIZENS ARE EXASPERATED. THE OUST MOVEMENT FORMALLY STARTED. The above-said successive realities constitute a truly disturbing and lamentable triad that is gradually pushing the main character therein to the corner – with or without him knowing it either for incompetence, hardheadedness or plain insensitivity. He blindly followed the […]

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