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APEC is a useless organization
Read 1,741 times | Posted on November 17, 2015 @ 3 years ago

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

By ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Teach me, LORD, the way of your decrees, that I may follow it to the end. Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all my heart…” (Psalm 119:33-34, the Holy Bible). (more…)



How to Become a Thought Leader
Read 1,402 times | Posted on November 13, 2015 @ 3 years ago

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bareBy BOB BARE

In our globalized economy, having a skill or two under your belt won’t help you stand out from the crowd – but being a thought leader will. Being called a thought leader is one of the highest compliments that you can get. (more…)



Aquino gov’t persecuting Christian schools
Read 1,237 times | Posted on November 13, 2015 @ 3 years ago

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

batasBy ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… Train the child in the way that he should go, and he will never depart from it even if he grows old…” (Proverbs 22:6, the Holy Bible).
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SOMETHING SINISTER AGAINST TEACHING THE BIBLE IN SCHOOLS IN RP: A group of pastors from several Born Again churches met with me on Tuesday, November 04, 2015, and they confirmed to me once more that something sinister is really going on in this country when it comes to teaching our children about the Bible, about righteousness, and about spirituality.
You see, these pastors constitute the leadership of a group called the Association of Christian Educators of the Philippines or ASCEP. Ever since I was introduced to ASCEP sometime in 2010 or thereabouts, they have been complaining about not-so-discreet attempts to persecute them, with the end in view of closing the elementary and high schools operated by their churches.
ASCEP by the way is the organization of schools owned and managed by Born Again pastors and churches. In 1996, they were given a special permit to operate by then Education Secretary Ricardo Gloria, which enabled them to put up modest schools in equally modest, if not more modest, facilities, to teach basically the children of their members.
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CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS DO A GREAT SERVICE TO COUNTRY: The objective of the schools was not just to teach what the other public and private schools had been teaching. They are also deep into teaching spirituality, righteousness, and Biblical principles, particularly the lives of Biblical characters whose unwavering faith in God allowed them to triumph at all cost, which is something that has been removed from mainstream education in our country.
These Christian schools, which have banded together and formed ASCEP, provide great help to the government in terms of decongesting the already-burgeoning public and private school system, precisely because children who enrolled with them no longer join the millions who jam public and private schools every school opening.
Then, too, Christian schools tremendously contribute to the molding of law-abiding and God-fearing citizens, not only among the children who are taught by them the teachings of God in the Bible, but also the parents of their children who are encouraged to study the Word of God, too, so they can continue providing spiritual guidance to their kids even at home.
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AQUINO GOV’T PERSECUTING CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS: So, one would think that the government, particularly the Aquino government, should be doing all it can to help these Christian schools to thrive and to succeed in their operations, correct? The answer should of course be a resounding “yes”. Unfortunately, however, the education officials of the Aquino government are doing the reverse.
Instead of helping the Christian schools, the Aquino government is persecuting them. Right now, for instance, the Department of Education under Catholic priest Bro. Armin Luistro, is refusing to honor the special permit given by then Sec. Gloria to the Christian schools for them to operate, excluding them from its list of accredited schools. What is more, the DepEd is refusing to recognize the graduates of these Christian schools.
Luistro should be reminded that there are laws in the Philippines, including the Constitution itself, that safeguard the teaching of religion to elementary and high school students. He should therefore reconsider his stand against Born Again Christian schools, and allow them to continue operating under the permit given to them by Gloria.
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PLEASE LISTEN: “Ang Tanging Daan” (The Sole Way): a Bible study and prayer session online could now be heard, 24 HOURS a day, in the Philippines and the world at www.facebook.com/angtangingdaan or www.facebook.com/ANDKNK (For ANDKNK, look for “Ang Tanging Daan” broadcasts). Phone: 0922 833 43 96, 0918 574 0193, 0917 984 24 68. Email: [email protected]



How to Appeal to Emotion and Logic in Your Messages
Read 1,233 times | Posted on November 11, 2015 @ 3 years ago

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bareBy BOB BARE

People prefer to believe they make their important decisions rationally, based on logical reasons and comparisons of options. But in fact, emotion is a powerful motivator behind human action – fear, desire, pleasure, envy. How do effective messages combine emotion and logic to persuade and motivate the audience to action? A logical, persuasive message may confirm the reader’s choice of your product, but emotion is the motivation to action.
A reader may have been thinking for some time about an important decision, such as consulting a financial planner for advice. But when you connect the reader with the sense of security that comes from having his finances in order, it will help him move forward with an appointment. Whatever you’re selling, when you make an emotional impact, you increase the likelihood that your audience will think it’s important to implement this solution now.
Use loaded language in product descriptions that assume the specific emotional content in a product or action. Words such as “delightful,” “simple” or “sleek styling” tap into emotions. As the reader identifies with the feeling, they are more likely to accept the message and to take action based on it.
Use language that refers to basic needs, it brings the subject close to the reader’s own life. Love, security, health, money – these are core concerns that grab people’s attention. What effect does your product have on the things your reader cares about the most? Two other important methods are related to the emotional support people seek from others for their decisions: First, knowing that many other people have already chosen this decision is compelling – this is known as the “bandwagon” effect or social proof. So include testimonials of people like them so that they can get a sense that they are not alone and can expect results from their decision.
Another social message comes from “snob appeal,” connecting with the desire of the target audience to be better than others – more stylish, wealthier, more athletic or smarter than the average person. If you can create a sense of prestige or allure around your product or service, you’ll have more people seeking after it.
Once you’ve reached your audience on an emotional level, it’s time to bring in the logic: help them understand why your product or service is a good choice, a rational choice. While hooking them emotionally is critical, you can’t close the deal until they’re convinced it’s a logical choice as well. Regardless of the message medium – traditional marketing, blogs, social media, articles, or books – remember to appeal to both emotions and logic for a hard-hitting message that gets results.
How do YOU appeal emotionally and logically to your audience?



Corruption in Sports
Read 2,269 times | Posted on November 11, 2015 @ 3 years ago

HAVE MY SAY

klaus doringBy KLAUS DORING

When I was young (!), I really enjoyed being in active sports. Gymnastics (here especially doing exercises on the horizontal bar/rings/mat) and handball. Till today, sports is still an important topic for me.
Unfortunately, corruptions in sports is getting more and more worst. Right now, world athletics braces for new doping scandals. The head of world athletics has said the sport faces a long road to rebuild trust.I am pretty sure it will be a very long and winding road. A report to be released within this week – investigating bribery, extortion and a doping cover-up in track and field.
Ahead of what could be a damning report into corruption and doping in world athletics, the head of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said yesterday (Sunday, November 8, 2015) that the sport would have to reform and rebuild trust.
“I’m angry about the position our sport is in today. I’m shocked, I’m angered and dismayed. These are dark days,” IAAF president Sebastian Coe told AP. “We shouldn’t kid ourselves,” he added. “It’s going to be a long way back to rebuilding trust.”
The comments come as the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is set to release this report. Especially Russia is again making headlines. The report was triggered by a documentary on Germany’s national broadcaster ARD (Allgemeine Rundfunkanstalten Deutschlands) already last December, which alleged widespread doping in athletics and some other summer and winter Olympic sports. The documentary hit Russia particularly hard, implicating Russian sports and anti-doping officials of bribery, covering up positive doping tests, falsifying tests and supplying banned drugs.
The Moscow lab implicated in the cover-up did testing for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Socchi and is slated to do anti-doping when Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup. Moscow hosted the track and field world championships in 2013.
Richard McLaren, a Canadian lawyer who is on the three member inquiry team, said the report will be “a real game-changer for sport.” “This is a whole different scale of corruption than the FIFA scandal or the IOC scandal in respect to Salt Lake City,” McLaren said in comments published by Western University in Canada, where he teaches law.
McLaren said that the corruption is more significant than the scandal that hit FIFA because match fixing in football didn’t actually impact the World Cup results.
Of course, unlike the FIFA where one have a bunch of old men who put a whole lot of extra money in their pockets, here you potentially have a bunch of old men who put a whole lot of extra money in their pockets – through extortion and bribes – but also caused significant changes to actual results and final standings of international athletics competitions.
Everybody, who is still in or with sports wants to know and see which way the winds blows … .
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The Bible is a powerful healer
Read 932 times | Posted on November 11, 2015 @ 3 years ago

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

batasBy ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart…” (Hebrews 4:12, the Holy Bible).
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TIPS ON HOW TO AVOID FOOD POISONING: Food poisoning is again back in the news, as reports from Bgy. Vicente, Banga, South Cotabato, named nine people who ate cake from a relative’s birthday party Sunday night (November 08, 2015) fell ill, all of them getting dizzy and afflicted with vomiting.
They are said to have already been restored in good health, but, as Christmas season is approaching, some reminders are in order to avoid being poisoned. First, always thank God for the food and drinks that are to be eaten and drank. Thanking God for the food and drinks means we acknowledge the generosity of God towards us.
Then, we should also ask that the food and drinks we will be eating and drinking should become the body and blood of Jesus, our God and Savior, in accordance with His command. We are told that if we ask that the food and drinks we eat and drink become the body and blood of Jesus, sickness will not afflict us, allowing us to live longer lives.
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THE BIBLE IS A POWERFUL HEALER: I commiserate with the family of former movie actress Amalia Fuentes, who was reported to have suffered a stroke the other week while she was vacationing in South Korea, causing her to be ill and bedridden. I can also understand the family’s appeal for prayers for her, to ask for divine intervention towards her healing.
That notwithstanding, I have a suggestion: Amalia’s family should endeavor to read the Bible to her while she is fighting for her life. The Bible itself confirms, in its Romans 1:16, that it is the power of God for the salvation of all who believes in Him. Then, the Word of God can enter the deepest parts of our bodies, where our bones and marrows and our souls and spirits separate.
This means the Word of God alone is a powerful and potent medicine. It can heal, it can strengthen our feeble bones and flesh, and can even cleanse our soul and spirit of our sinful nature. Of course, medicines and doctors can help, but it is actually God who holds each flesh and each drop of our blood in our bodies. Because He loves us so much, He is going to heal us!
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FOR A TRULY HONEST 2016 ELECTION, FILIPINOS MUST READ THE BIBLE: In fact, it we wish to have a really honest, orderly, and peaceful elections, we can also turn to the Bible. If our people will only humble themselves and pray, and seek God through His Word, and turn away from their sins, then God will listen from heaven, forgive our sins, and remove the curses in our lives.
If Filipinos will only care to discern what the Bible is saying about who should we install as our officials, particularly those who are to assume power in 2016, and obey the requirements laid down by it for choosing our leaders, it is a certainty that only the truly godly will be elected.
If the godly and those who truly fear and love God will be installed as our officials, graft and corruption in government will stop. Abusive officials will be gone in a flash, and our people will be imbued with a new sense of hope for a truly better and greater Philippines.
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PLEASE LISTEN: “Ang Tanging Daan” (The Sole Way): a Bible study and prayer session online could now be heard, 24 HOURS a day, in the Philippines and the world at www.facebook.com/angtangingdaan or www.facebook.com/ANDKNK (For ANDKNK, look for “Ang Tanging Daan” broadcasts). Phone: 0922 833 43 96, 0918 574 0193, 0917 984 24 68. Email: [email protected]



Use More Stories When You Share Your Message
Read 462 times | Posted on November 09, 2015 @ 3 years ago

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bareBy BOB BARE

I’ll never forget one of the first times I gave an expert presentation. I was in front of a room of maybe 20-30 people, hoping to provide them with business-building advice that would motivate them to seek me out for additional help and services. When I was finished, I didn’t get a single inquiry. I wondered what I had done wrong, and mentioned it to a mentor of mine. He said, “Did you tell any stories?” “Well, no,” I replied. “That’s the problem.”
The next time, I began my presentation with a personal story about how I had applied certain principles to achieve a certain result. The rest of the presentation was basically the same, but this time, I received several inquiries. As an expert, you have a story to tell – a story about needs met and problems solved.
Stories that focus on people with a problem, seeking a solution and finding a happy ending, touch emotional chords that can move your audience to action.
How do stories motivate people? People make decisions when they feel that they’ll get results. Using stories puts a human face on your message that can help people identify with others who have taken certain action in order to get certain results. It helps them feel that if it’s possible for one person, it’s possible for them, too.
How do you craft an effective story? A good story builds up a problem for the main character. Describe the impact of the problem on the character’s life in vivid terms, drawing the audience in and helping them become invested in finding the solution. Then, at the emotional peak of the story, the solution emerges. After that, move the story on to a satisfying conclusion. In the process, the audience becomes engaged in how the journey unfolds, and how the character finds resolution. Note that when I use the term “character” I don’t necessarily mean using fictional people. Stories from your own life or from the lives of your clients can be very effective.
Why are stories more appealing than descriptions or “how-tos”? A story is a more interesting and engaging message than a basic enumeration of a product’s features and benefits, or a simple step-by-step outline. Though this sort of concrete information is important too, the audience is more likely to remain connected to, and absorb and remember the details of a story. Stories also create images that your audience wants to emulate in their own lives.
How do you use stories when you’re communicating about your message, products or services? Are they as effective and helpful?



Foreign Tourist Confidence
Read 573 times | Posted on November 09, 2015 @ 3 years ago

TRAVERSING THE TOURISM HI-WAY

quiamjotBy PED QUIAMJOT

POLITICIANS of major parties and aggrupation have declared their candidacy for national positions and for Congress in the 2016 Election. The leading candidates who come from the elite in power politics are without economic program of governance. No one have ever mentioned of any advocacy to review and amend the economic provisions of our Constitution once elected into office. Aside from their rhetoric about personal issues and promises, we still have to hear from their platforms and political agenda to open the domestic economy to direct foreign ownership of business and land acquisition by foreigners in our country, a long clamor in the foreign business community and our economic Managers. Foreign investments as well as tourist arrivals in the Philippines are economic cycles closely related to each other that must be reconciled to some constitutional restriction in our country to ease foreign confidence and built pride of ownership to their respective countries presence in the Philippines.
Travel is not only motivated by leisure and tours alone but it is also driven by the business aspect of establishing friendship and good relations with people of other countries for trading of goods and exchange of services. Some theories of business are influence by the inner drive to explore the outside world for knowledge and new discoveries. Magellan, the first foreign tourist who landed in the Philippines did not envision a sightseeing tour but was searching for spices and gold. The Portuguese traveler, Marco Polo, who sails to the Far East in the sixteen century neither has the fascination to taste the oriental cuisine of Honkong, but instead landed in the island to engage in trading of silk and barter of weapons with gold from the Chinese merchants.
Moving fast forward from history to the present, some corollary data from the Central Bank of the Philippines showed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for the first half of 2015 fell to 40 percent year to date, which is equivalent to USD 2 Billion of lost business opportunities compared to 2014. The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) reported also that the first six months of the year, new foreign investment approvals went down by 25 percent representing USD 1.8 Billion forecast for both pioneering and expansion projects. The downturns figures have serious consequences to businesspersons travel and visits to the Philippines. This could be tied up to the equation of lower foreign investments equals few foreign arrivals and visits to our country. Our foreign arrival figures are extrapolated from the number of nationality passports of every arriving passenger in our port of entries. That is where our foreign arrival statistics comes from.
Tourist confidence is factored in their countries presence in a foreign territory. It is not peace and order alone or the fear of entrapment in a “Tanim Bala” scenario that influence any country’s inclusion in the itineraries of travelers. Dubai, Qatar and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates are security conscious and expensive cities judging from their wealth and modernity, yet Americans and European tourist, business executives and expatriates are filing up their mega hotels driving the average foreign length of stay the highest in the world. Airlines serving the Emirate countries have a 96 percent average seats sold from the long haul market and these are Airbus 360’s and Boing 747’s that can carry from 400 to 800 passengers, amazing and why? It is because many foreign countries have huge investments in the UAE, ranging from oil exploration, supply of machineries, information technologies and financial services. Foreign companies owns majority of the high-rise buildings, international banks and the duty free shops in the whole Emirate Cities. There are no intricate laws or economic restrictions of property ownership in their monarchy decrees, foreign investment and joint ventures are welcomed, unlike in our country that have so many regulations that comes from long debates grounded from an outdated fundamental law.
Recently, the joint Foreign Chamber of Commerce operating in the Philippines composed of the US, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Korea and the European Union have called for opening of the Mining Sector for foreign exploration and for land ownerships in the established tourism zones as well as unburdened the foreign investors from red tapes and corruption. Perhaps, it is a task for the next President and Congress of this country to head the call for more globalization policies to bring in more foreign investments and foreign visitors to our shores.
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The perils of a last-minute Comelec registrant
Read 474 times | Posted on November 09, 2015 @ 3 years ago

SPEAKING OUT

bunyeBy IGNACIO BUNYE

Why do we always wait until the last day before we do some very important chores? Many students routinely cram for examinations. Many taxpayers file their returns close to deadline. And yes, many voters, as shown last week, had their biometrics taken during the proverbial “last two minutes”.
The short answer is: Because we often get away with it.
But my daughter Frannie, another last-minute registrant last week, vows: “Never again.”
“Showing up on the last day of COMELEC voter’s registration was a bad idea, except that I had no choice. I had planned to go on Thursday, but the COMELEC website said that the (registration form) paper had to be a certain length and by the time I read it, it was too late to get to the store. I also ran out of ink. I also thought that that lining up after I bought the item at the store would be too late (I was advised to go as early as I could in the morning because so many others would be there at the last minute). I was color-coded on Friday, so Saturday, October 31st, it was.
“I showed up at Makati Coliseum at 7:25 a.m. with my hair still wet, (yes not damp, wet) and got to the long and winding line that probably started in the wee hours of the morning. A lady I met in line said she was there the previous day, but missed the cut-off of 800.
“At around 9:30 a.m., a lady came by handing out orange slips of tape with our numbers. I was number 646! I made it! At that point I wondered if I could go home to eat but the saleslady at the snack counter discouraged me because she said if I missed my number, I would have to start at the very back of the line again. The lady registrant, who missed the cut the previous day, also observed that the line was moving a lot faster so it was harder to gauge how long before my turn was.
“Good thing I had my trusty Kindle. I made it a point to turn off all the other non-essentials on my phone in order to conserve batteries. I had also with me a bottle of water and some snacks. Others left the line, and came back with Max’s, Jollibee, cup noodles and fruit from the sari-sari.
“Ten hours later, at around 5 p.m., it was my turn to submit my application for checking, but my pen ran out of ink! Good thing two siblings who were with me in line lent me their pen. I was told that since I was a transferree, I needed to submit proof of a change of address. It was a blessing my folder contained some mail from Yupangco inviting me to a private sale! Otherwise, I think my lining up for all those hours would have been for naught.
“I asked the COMELEC Officer why those things weren’t listed as requirements on their website. He said that the website notes were national requirements, and that Makati had its own local requirements. He also assured me my application wasn’t being rejected; I just needed to append the application. I paid an extra two pesos for photopying and then I waited again until it was my turn at biometrics.
After eleven hours, I was “Hagardo Versoza” and no amount of primping would have improved my photo, but I didn’t care anymore. I would be able to vote in 2016 and that, to me, was a blessing.
“I couldn’t bring myself to complain because honestly, it was my fault I waited until the last minute. I had seen a couple from my church drop by in the afternoon, but they also left shortly afterward. They probably saw the sign written on a piece of cardboard that read: WALANG FOREVER! (Underscored) ETO NA PO ANG LAST NUMBER (#1000) HINDI NA KAYA NG MAKINA (COMPUTERS) NAMIN ANG MAGDAGDAG PA. PASENSYA NA PO! UMUWI NA PO YUNG WALANG NUMBER.
“Some folks were also complaining about a family that jumped the line . A senior citizen who was number 900+ brought along his family members who weren’t seniors. I didn’t join in with the complainant who said they (the non-seniors) needed to be told to get out of line. Part of me was too tired and the other part also felt sorry for the senior. He wasn’t talking back to the hecklers though—his family members took care of that. I felt embarrassed for him.
“I recall talking about it with my friend Nikki who told me that despite the imperfections of our government and the system, we still live in a country where we have more rights than our female counterparts in other countries, the right to vote being one of them. I hope we don’t ever take this for granted and participate as much as we can in suffrage.
“Lesson learned though! Next time, I’ll go as early as possible, and not on the date of the deadline itself! I also thank God for the gift of joy and peace. It’s not to my credit but His continuing work in me (although unfinished) that I could talk about the experience with a grateful heart.
“PS. Makati Coliseum was very clean and had running water. The folks were the ones who littered and turned it upside down by 6 p.m. Someone even brought a dog and allowed it to defecate by a window sill!”
Note: Frannie Bunye is currently finishing her Masters in Education at Ateneo de Manila University. You may email her at [email protected].



PAO helps others while its lawyers are unpaid?
Read 426 times | Posted on November 04, 2015 @ 3 years ago

KAKAMPI MO ANG BATAS

batasBy ATTY. BATAS MAURICIO

LIFE’S INSPIRATIONS: “… For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people…” (1 Peter 2:15, the Holy Bible).
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PAO HELPS OTHERS WHILE ITS LAWYERS ARE UNPAID? I commend lawyer Persida Rueda Acosta, national chief of the Public Attorneys Office (PAO) of the Department of Justice, in her immediate offer of assistance to those who maybe victimized by the so-called “tanim bala” syndicate at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, because victims do need immediate legal help.
But I wish that she would also attend, with similar dispatch, to complaints that there are lawyers of the PAO who have not been paid their salaries despite having already completed their work. Indeed, this maybe the reason why, according to some poor litigants, some PAO personnel resort to demanding fees for their services, when that is supposed to be for free.
I hope my informants are wrong about this claim. But, indeed, charity begins at home. Before battling the problems of others, we should all endeavor to resolve our problems first, not only because that will make us more effective in helping others, but more so because it is our duty to look after our own at all times.
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WHY NO INTEREST IN PCOS SOURCE CODE REVIEW? I cannot understand why the major political parties participating and which have big stakes in the upcoming 2016 elections have been shying away from the on-going source code review for precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines sponsored by the Commission on Elections at the St. Andrews Hall of the De La Salle University in Manila.
We have heard of many complaints from various groups and interested individuals, to the effect that rampant computerized cheating characterized the 2010 and the 2013 elections, on account of the alleged refusal of the Comelec to allow a review of the PCOS source code (or the set of computer instructions that will be used to run the PCOS machines during elections).
So, how come major political parties appear uninterested in, at the very least, witnessing the review of the source code being spearheaded by the Comelec at De La Salle University? I can only proffer two guesses: one, that they are not really interested to win, or two, they know they will win anyway, with or without a review of the source code.
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HUNGER, POVERTY: DIRECT RESULT OF UNGODLINESS: So, more Filipinos have gone hungry in the last several months, proving once again that nothing substantial and nothing beneficial really came out of the economic policies of the Aquino government, and despite its claims of economic boom during the last five years that it is in power.
If the truth be told, hunger and poverty took a turn for the worst while President Aquino was trumpeting his government’s supposed economic gains. Indeed, if there was any economic success in the country, it benefitted only the already rich and powerful, but never the poor who have always remained poor, and whose poverty only increased all the more under Aquino.
Why is this happening? Well, we have been told by the Bible, in its Deuteronomy 28:15 and 20, that people will continue to be afflicted with poverty, with rebuke and with dissension, for as long as they continue refusing to listen to the Word of God, the Bible, and for as long as we continue being hardheaded, refusing to obey God’s commands.
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