VP Robredo’s impeachment

The minority party now, the Liberal Party, which should counter-balance President Du30’s super majority, is now being decimated. Leila De Lima is now in jail, and from all indications, the political protest of Senator Bongbong Marcos who contends he was cheated last election out of the vice presidency might become irrelevant as the impeachment move against Vice President Robredo is […]

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Why the illegal gambling?

“It only stopped for about a week. Now all the gambling joints and jueteng are back in operation.” This was the observation of a taxi driver in Baguio City. So is the President backtracking on his announced crackdown on illegal gambling? If so, then it is very unfortunate. Illegal gambling is squeezing out whatever little resources the poor in our […]

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The death penalty

While it was said that no one has the right to take another person’s life, there are exceptions. Because just like anything else in this world, this is subject to the time and place, as well as the persons involved. At a time when you have to defend yourself, killing somebody threatening your very life would be justified. In times […]

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What should worry Du30

There is now a lot of talk in mainstream media of a so called destabilization plot against Du30. But that should be the least of his worries. What should make him wake up in the middle of the night thinking about the future of his presidency was the Solicitor General’s (SolGen) recommendation for the reversal of Janet Napoles’ convicition for […]

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Some rebels and some policemen

The majority of rebel returnees are pitiful. They could not afford so many luxurious things that the more creative of their compatriots could. If ever they decide to go back to the fold of the law, they could rely only on dole out livelihood projects from the government. At best, these could only afford them a hand-to-mouth existence. For most […]

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Du30’s insult to the Catholic Church

The tirade of Du30 which included the sins and crimes of the Catholic clergy might be true but it does not justify in anyway the taking of innocent lives in the war against illegal drugs. Du30 mentioned horrible crimes and sins like pedophilia, womanizing, etc., which, over the centuries had been levelled against people of the Catholic Church which apparently, […]

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