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Philippine Interest in the US President

So, President Barack Obama has defeated his challenger, Governor Mitt Romney. Outside the sheer excitement over the neck-and-neck race, what exactly is at stake for us Filipinos in this US electoral exercise? I say plenty. To begin with, it’s the fact that the US elections are taking place. We have patterned our representative democracy after […]

Raging Legal issues in the United States

WASHINGTON DC — Americans too have been focused on at least two court proceedings. The first is a challenge to President Barack Obama’s flagship initiative on heath care reforms, which 26 states argue is unconstitutional.  The second is the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a gated community in Florida. The first is a challenge […]