Playing with Fire

‘Scourge of the times’ By Gonzalo Duque   THERE they go again! That, in a nutshell, describes the dizzying political scene in our communities these days, with the filing of certificates of candidacy by would-be governors, vice governors, board members, mayors, councilors, and, oh well, would-be losers. Is it “there they go again?” or “happy days are here […]

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Playing with Fire

Politics as “antalosable” art By Gonzalo Duque   AS of this writing, the `gubernational equation in Pangasinan has gravitated to a confrontation between re-electionist Pogi Espino and graduating Mayor and former Congressman Art Celeste. Wala pa raw final sa vice governor. A simple view of the set-up shows the impermanence of political alliances. In politics, […]

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Playing with Fire

Propitious times By Gonzalo Duque   THE sky was dark and cloudy, threatening lives, because this storm “Ompong” is, weather forecasters say, would be stronger and deadlier than Yolanda. We are heartened by everyone’s preparedness though. Thanks to our responsive government and the Filipino’s heroic side. In spite of what some people say to downgrade […]

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Playing with Fire

Bong Go overexposed too early? Nope! By Gonzalo Duque   AS the election fever gets hotter, many of our friends, co-workers and countrymen are attracted to the President’s trusted man, Special Assistant Christopher “Bong” Go. Bong, a non politician, is being pushed to the front as a would-be senator because by and large, those who […]

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Playing with Fire

 Responsible media By Gonzalo Duque   MARAMI ang nakapansin sa pagtutok natin sa flood issues in Dagupan that have gone viral in the social media. Sa kasamaang-palad biglang dumami ang batikos sa ating mahal na mayor dahil dito. We notice something suspicious in the negative feeds. Parang may nag-o orchestrate. You with a talent for […]

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