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a white Southerner who supported Reconstruction policies after the American Civil War (usually for self-interest)

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a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

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Ayaw nating lumakas 'yung loob nitong mga scalawags (We don't want the scalawags gaining confidence).
Depends on why they bring the scalawags here; we are insulted if we deserve the unruly service of these people, on the other hand, if they are brought here because Mindanao is the best community for their formation and transformation then we will appreciate that.
This is really the hardest fight, fighting the scalawags within the organization," said Dela Rosa.
Over the weekend, Duterte said in a press briefing that he is 'countermanding the order of Bato' to retrain the scalawags in uniform.
He said Dela Rosa should buckle down to work 'or better yet give the job to someone else who is dead serious in leading the PNP in its multi-pronged war against drugs, criminals and the scalawags within its ranks.
Dela Rosa should buckle down to work or better yet give the job to someone else who is dead serious in leading the PNP in its multi-pronged war against drugs, criminals and the scalawags within its ranks,' Alvarez said.
But I'm against the bad eggs of the institution, against the scalawags,' De Lima told Inquirer editors and reporters in a roundtable interview on Monday.
If they really love this country so much, why are they not speaking out also against the scalawags who are now pouring their ill-gotten wealth into the electoral process to ensure their victory?
As he mentioned, 'you can report to me all the scalawags,' and that's something that you can hold General Purisima to.
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