Category: politics

Philippine Elections 2016: An If-Then-Else?

Philippine Elections 2016: An If-Then-Else?

A day before the beginning of the “Ghost Month”, President Aquino endorsed DILG Secretary Mar Roxas as the “man of the hour” for the “daang matuwid” policy/way of life.   Coincidentally, Binay is suffering from...

Aquino agreed to drop Sabah claim in Bangsamoro Agreement

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...

Of peasant rebellions, and why they fail

Of peasant rebellions, and why they fail

These peasant rebellions are not always led by an educated member of the middle class.  But it is a rare thing for a peasant rebellion to succeed for long.   They can hold off the...

Impeachment as Excommunication: Corona, del Castillo and Congress

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

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

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.

“Tiger Blood” Kills Osama Bin Laden

“Tiger Blood” Kills Osama Bin Laden