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A Cry and a Warning: Evil Taking Root in Power

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FSGO Statement Former Senior Government Officials We cry at the debasement of our democracy. Mrs. Arroyo rode on the backs of a people outraged with corruption in order to steal the presidency and then used her tenuous hold to lie and cheat for a lengthened stay. Mrs. Arroyo remains Read more »

Pinoys for Obama all set to party

By Jose Katigbak The US capital is getting ready to rock. And if you’re willing to “pay to play” you can go to any number of balls, galas and parties that will be held in this normally staid town to celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama on Jan. 20. Read more »

Pinoy politicians want to be known as ‘Obama of Philippines’

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By Christine Ong – MANILA: US president-elect Barack Obama’s victory has inspired Filipino politicians who are planning to run in the next presidential elections in 2010. Some of them are even touting themselves as the “Obama” of the Philippines.

Pinoy community in US torn between Obama, McCain

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By Jay Dooma Balnig SAN FRANCISCO, California — Most of the Filipino-Americans (Fil-Am) in Western California are divided between Democrat Senator Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain for US president.

New York Times endorses Obama

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Hyperbole is the currency of presidential campaigns, but this year the nation’s future truly hangs in the balance. The United States is battered and drifting after eight years of President Bush’s failed leadership. He is saddling his successor with two wars,

Filipino groups rally for Obama

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By LANZ CHRISTIAN BAñES – “Kaya ba?” asked Dexter Ligot-Gordon Thursday night in a doctor’s suite at Sutter Solano Medical Center, addressing the crowd with the Tagalog phrase for “Can we do it?” “Kaya!” – “Yes we can!” – answered about 40 people, expressing their support for Democratic presidential Read more »