Category: 2016

COMELEC, coincidences, crossroads

COMELEC wants us to believe it was pure coincidence that smartmatic’s marlon garcia tweaked some code (to change ? to ñ) just when bongbong marcos’s 1 million-vote lead started to dwindle and leni robredo started catching up, allegedly in smooth … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, elections, the left

cut PNoy some slack, and digong, too

i don’t know what the Left is up to, but between jose maria sison all the way from europe and satur ocampo here at home along with the makabayan bloc in congress, they sure are making a lot of noise, making kulit the … Continue reading

Elections over but not the count

Teddy Locsin, Jr. … It is said that any irregularities or peculiarities in the conduct or count of the automated election, must be substantiated by those who point them out. Only idiots say that. The only duty of voters is … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, elections

Dear President-elect Duterte,

Katrina S.S. Congratulations po! I don’t think anyone saw it coming, this huge win of yours, and going by the tears you shed at your mother’s grave today, parang maging kayo ay nagulat, na-overwhelm, sa tindi ng inyong panalo. Read … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, rodrigo duterte

That close race

Jojo Robles … The website Get Real Philippines ( has noted “the almost algorithmic way with which Robredo chipped away at the initial one-million-vote lead of Marcos over several hours since the voting closed.” According to the article, the statistical … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, elections

#Eleksyon2016: The pits

Katrina S.S. Last week’s absence seemed like a timely break to take from this column, if only because with less than a month to elections one can get overwhelmed by the mudslinging, and get carried away with the kind of … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, politics


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