AS a rule, I prefer to focus on one topic of interest per installment of this column, but this week – if I may share a little personal note – I am wrestling with two challenging factors. The first is a bout with that common, and intensely annoying, ailment called “sore eyes,” which makes it uncomfortable to stare at a computer screen for a long period of time. Being somewhat adventurous (most would probably say reckless) when it comes to self-medication, I have discovered a treatment that seems to help, but I am not entirely over it, and consequently still limited to short bursts of work for the time being. The second and obviously more relevant challenge is topical, in that the embarrassing failures of the Aquino Administration are piling up in the news this week faster than I can properly keep track of. So in an effort not to overlook anything (and operating under conditions that oblige me to take a break every few minutes), here are a few quick insights on the latest government lint-headedness: On taxes: Aquino gives the entire country the finger PNoy, however, is having none of it. To his fevered mind, any alteration of… Read full this story
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