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Obama’s Speech on Osama Bin Laden’s Death

This is an excerpt of President Barack Obama’s speech about the death of Osama bin Laden. “Today, AT MY DIRECTION, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No Americans were harmed. They took care to… Read More Obama’s Speech on Osama Bin Laden’s Death

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Angelo Reyes: High-Profile Suicide in the Philippines

Condolences to the family of the late general. Do you know of other suicides committed by politicians or people involved with politics who were thrown into a scandal in the Philippines? Former General Angelo Reyes earlier told the Philippine Daily Inquirer in an interview that he would never do anything that would besmirch the name… Read More Angelo Reyes: High-Profile Suicide in the Philippines

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Gotcha, CNN!

We were watching CNN tonight and they were reporting about the Egypt political turmoil. I can’t help but notice “WEDNEDAY”: In fairness, after a few minutes CNN corrected its typographical error.

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A Korina Country?

So, Mar Roxas gave in to the pressure. He is giving way to Noynoy Aquino, whose greatest qualification and claim for popularity is being the son of Former President Corazon Aquino and hero, Benigno Aquino. One of the greatest (for me) statesmen of Philippine politics, Doy Laurel, gave way to Corazon Aquino back in 1986 as she represented… Read More A Korina Country?

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Untimely Funeral?

Got this from April’s blog: Funny or irreponsible journalism? Picture above was printed in Manila Bulletin, one of the biggest newspapers in the Philippines. Facts: Picture above was of ex-President Cory Aquino’s recent funeral President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the current president of the Philippines Aquino and Arroyo are the only two female presidents of the Philippines Ex-President… Read More Untimely Funeral?