Jojo A. Robles

A perfect storm

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Vehicular volume is the cause of Metro Manila’s horrendous traffic. And if you believe that, you’re more gullible than Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino and his boss, President Noynoy Aquino, combined.

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Tension in Chinatown

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Not a lot of people talk about it, but it’s an issue that has to be confronted sooner or later: What’s the large ethnic Chinese community’s position on the growing tension between Manila and Beijing over the West Philippine Sea?

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Secret deals

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You want to talk about secret deals? Okay, let’s talk about secret deals entered into by this truly secretive administration.

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Missing Gibo

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These days, I really miss Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro. And I wonder if we’ll ever see such a combination of brains, competence, experience, personal integrity and honesty and yes, even charisma, seek the highest position in the land again.

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Kris saves the day

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Here’s an update on Plan D, the alleged plot of the increasingly desperate and still running mate-less Mar Roxas to draft presidential sister Kris Aquino as his vice presidential candidate under the Liberal Party’s banner: It just got a little more real.

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Now, the PR war

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After the actual shooting war, which ended terribly, Malacañang now wants to win the battle of the media, where it believes it has the home court advantage. Maybe it will win this new encounter - or maybe not.

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No means no

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“No means no,” was a popular slogan years back, when the phenomenon of date rape first hit the headlines. In the current political situation, the people who want Senator Grace Poe to become the Liberal Party’s vice presidential candidate should be reminded that when a woman turns down their overtures, continuing to pursue her could qualify as rape.

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Why impeach?

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The unspoken question framed by sympathizers of Malacañang seems to be: “If President Noynoy Aquino cannot be impeached, why go through the trouble at all?”

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Selective justice

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It’s Groundhog Day in Makati. Or is it still Selective Justice Week?

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Serve, yield, repeat

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Serve, surrender, detain. If the process is repeated three times, most people will hopefully be convinced that justice has already been served and nothing more needs to be done.

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