Category: aquino

Readings on the EDSA Revolution 0

Readings on the EDSA Revolution

The following references are available at Amazon, and provide great sources on EDSA   1.   Impossible Dream: The Marcoses, the Aquinos, and the Unfinished Revolution: The EDSA Movement, for better or worse, revolved around these...

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement 4

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement

Although I have not found other articles to corroborate this, it seems an Asia Times writer was able to talk to a source within the Bangsamoro deal who said, In an apparent non-disclosed component...

To President Aquino: An Appeal from a Blogger 0

To President Aquino: An Appeal from a Blogger

An Appeal from a Blogger — Hostage Taking 101 Mr. President, when a hostage taker or an armed man threatens the peace in the neighborhood, you don’t agitate them with 1. threats (kakasuhan ko...

Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress 0

Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress

Impeachment is not a light punishment.  It’s crucifixion.  You’re crucifying a Justice who worked his life to the pursuit of law and justice, and earned a living being the sentinel of the State and...

The Philippine Civil War: Corona, Aquino, and the Impeachment 0

The Philippine Civil War: Corona, Aquino, and the Impeachment

Right now, the Philippines is experiencing a tumultuous event never before seen in its legal history.  All eyes are riveted at the sensational trial of no less than the Chief Justice of the Supreme...

Full Text of the Corona Impeachment Complaint 0

Full Text of the Corona Impeachment Complaint

The full article can be found here.   For some reason, the Senate is focusing on the Article II violation.  I’m a layman so I don’t quite know or understand the implications, anyway.

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A Silent Call to the EDSA Generation

History books and heroes carried an EDSA that was about setting things right in the Philippines, and maybe some of them had the right idea, but mostly, the context of that demonstration was misunderstood....

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Inertia: Sustaining the EDSA Movement

No, no, no, Arroyo will not listen… but we will howl nevertheless. In the two years she remains in power, we will howl her in the streets, howl her in the courts, and howl...

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The Fatal Flaw of Western Democracies (revised 08-01-2012)

Schools have long taught that the American government was the model of that perfect democracy.   That, however, has not stopped existing democracies from falling into tight-handed dictatorships.   What has gone wrong?   What is different...

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