Philippine Elections: Grace Poe Disqualified; Rodrigo Duterte Surging, Mar Roxas Also-ran Well, it looks like the presidency won't happen for Grace Poe—at least not in 2016. And we're delighted. As far as we're concerned, the freshman senator who is only halfway through her first term in office is totally unqualified to be president for now. She lacks the experience, and because she's lived abroad for so long, still lacks a true "feel" Philippine issues. If she had become president, she would have had to rely primarily on others for guidance—ala Cory Aquino ...
Obama seeks to double US funds for clean energy research President Barack Obama on Saturday proposed doubling US funding over the next five years for clean energy research and development, as part of his ongoing effort to tackle climate change.
In his weekly media address, Obama announced that he will send a budget to Congress on Tuesday which hits twice the current spending levels for clean energy research and development by 2020, declaring that "rather than subsidize the past, we should invest in the future."
The president next week sends to Congress the final spending blueprint of his presidency -- a guidepost to his policy priorities -- including proposals in the coming fiscal year to raise taxes and boost spending.
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