Why is it an advantage? The people who believe in an independent Philippines and that native born Filipinos should run the country are the ones that would want Erap running for another term if the people really believe he would be good for the country.
It’s far more important because we are talking of dignity. Dignity of work. Mutual respect. For commissioner Barrios, I don't think it’s fair to suspend Arboleda for the rest of the season, losing 2.7 million income because your league failed to contain an unruly fan making him keep his mouth shut.
To all my kababayans, let us use our conscience to elect public officials to govern our country. We must choose candidates who are morally clean and honest on their intention to serve the people, capable of bringing democracy back to us, educated and has impressive track record of governance, and a President whom we can be proud of wherever we are.
For 36 years I argued with American classmates, teachers, relatives, and total strangers about the poverty of the Philippines while I was living in the United States. The Marcos Regime was a common jab on my side mostly to bring up we needed Americans and American tax dollars to survive as a nation.
In addition to relocating the poor Andoy victims away from congested Metro Manila, I suggest that in the future, visitors from faraway islands should be required to get first a working or a student visa (like the way the US and other countries do), before going to Luzon.
It is actually the RH bill that gives in to the whim of people who want to copulate on demand, without respect for the cycle of the woman. The RH bill will have an adverse effect on the future of our society, because it gives license to flunk "the marshmallow experiment" of delaying gratification.