By Rodel Rodis
Independent observers believe the closest and most expensive statewide race in California this November is for the post of state school superintendent. It pits two Democrats, the top winners in the June primary, against each other. One is a former high school science teacher, incumbent State Schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, and the other is Marshall Tuck., a former Wall Street investment banker.
By Benjamin Pimentel
“While we may have had some progress in openly discussing some LGBT themes in the mainstream, we still encounter countless stories of violence against LGBTs which starts during their childhood.”
By Ted Laguatan
Since becoming California’s governor for the third time, Jerry Brown has signed into law six bills that provide significant benefits to undocumented immigrants.
By Rene Ciria-Cruz
Self-described “unsolicited supporters” of Vice President Jojo Binay are preparing a “Plan B” should his ratings plunge further and upset his current status as the sure successor to the presidency.
By Rodel Rodis
“Aquino didn’t snub Filipinos in US—Palace” blared the Sunday September 28 headline of INQUIRER.net report on Pres. Aquino’s response to complaints from Filipinos in the US about his failure to meet with the Filipino community during his five-day visit to the US. The fact that Pres. Aquino’s communications people had to respond so defensively is already a reflection of the cluelessness of Pres. Aquino and his advisers in Malacanang.