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When is Trump going to concede?

When is Trump going to concede?

Perry Diaz November 23, 2020 0

In my column last week after Joe Biden took the lead in the presidential election, I wondered where President Donald Trump would be heading after his term? I asked, Quo Vadis, Donald J. Trump?

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Will Covid-19 end Trump’s presidential run?

Will Covid-19 end Trump’s presidential run?

Perry Diaz October 15, 2020 0

The news came in at 9:00 PM on October 1, 2020. “President Donald Trump tweets he Melania test positive for Covid-19.” It was the most shocking news since Trump won the presidency in 2016.

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Russia-China rivalry in U.S. election

Russia-China rivalry in U.S. election

Perry Diaz August 26, 2020 0

While it was obvious that Russian President Vladimir Putin is openly supporting President Donald Trump in his re-election campaign, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s support for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is not evident, which

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Trump’s voter suppression strategy

Trump’s voter suppression strategy

Perry Diaz August 24, 2020 0

Last July 30, two bombshells were dropped in Washington DC. The first was the announcement that the U.S. economy shrunk at an annualized rate of 32.9% in the second quarter, the biggest decline since

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Trump’s bullheadedness is perilous to nation’s security

Trump’s bullheadedness is perilous to nation’s security

Perry Diaz July 16, 2020 0

A New York Times news story claiming that a unit of Russian Military Intelligence (GRU) was paying a bounty to Taliban fighters to target and kill American troops in Afghanistan has created a political

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America at a crossroad

America at a crossroad

Perry Diaz June 25, 2020 0

For the first time in the United States’ birth as a nation 231 years ago, the President of the United States used armed personnel outside the National Guard or the U.S. Armed Forces. On

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Can PH survive a post-pandemic world?

Can PH survive a post-pandemic world?

Perry Diaz June 11, 2020 0

Last year, President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson Salvador Panelo boastfully said that there is nothing wrong if the government used the gas-rich Recto Bank (Reed Bank) as collateral for a $62-million loan agreement with China.

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Death of free press

Death of free press

Perry Diaz May 27, 2020 0

On May 5, 2020, the Philippines’ premier broadcast network shut down under the orders of the government. The shutdown of the free TV and radio network sent shudders throughout the country, as it was

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Trump bans immigrants from entering the U.S.

Trump bans immigrants from entering the U.S.

Perry Diaz May 12, 2020 0

In an executive order, President Donald Trump on April 22, 2020 issued a proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who present risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The politicization of Coronavirus

The politicization of Coronavirus

Perry Diaz April 7, 2020 0

In an attempt to downplay the Novel Coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump ignored the gravity of the disease by misleading the public. But the public isn’t buoyed by Trump’s soft-pedaling his assessment of coronavirus

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