Tag Archive: elections
The Seven Secrets of Building Political Dynasties
In this article, let us examine how politicians perpetuate themselves in power. Because in the world of politics there is no such thing as public service, its public serves. We serve our political masters and not public servants serving us.
Demented, Paranoid, Megalomaniac: The Colorful Story of Political Nuisance
Ever since we had our elections, many people both great and infamous, illustrious statesmen and dynastic kingpins, and political martyrs and despotic autocrats have made their mark in the history of our country — a country shrouded by political change, social stagnation and economic degradation. Despite the fact that the country is ruled by the privilege few — the rich, the influential and the powerful; many people have vied for political change in a country that needs heroes and martyrs.
Eleksyon ’49: The Dirtiest Election in Philippine History
With less than a year remaining, the Philippines will be electing another man/woman in office, the Presidency of the country, and yet many politicians have started their political campaigns already. Many observers are wary of the typical and usual political malpractice in ensuring victory.
Election Dirty Tricks and Hocus Pocus
Now its election season, every sort of promises are already being offered. Dilapidated roads and rickety bridges are suddenly being repaired while a barrage of political propaganda are broadcast in primetime shows. These ads showcase the humane and patriotic side of these politicians even though some of them are currently embroiled in corruption scandals.
The Heated Rivalry of the Partido Nacionalista and Partido Liberal
Partido Nacionalista is oldest political part of the Philippines and basically the party that gave birth to Philippine nationhood as the founding Presidents of the country (Quezon, Osmena and Roxas) were from this party. The party began as the country’s vehicle for independence, through the building of a modern nation-state, and through the advocacy of efficient self rule, dominating the Philippine Assembly (1907–1916), the Philippine Legislature (1916–1935) and the pre-war years of the Commonwealth of the Philippines (1935–1941).