The Philippines’ final arbiter of what is constitutional or not has undermined its own authority, upset the delicate balance between the three branches of government, and has betrayed the trust of the nation.
Kung may “tiririt” ng ibon, may “tiririt” din si Donald Trump.
NEW YORK —Last April 20th was the anniversary of the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, in which a dozen people were gunned down. In what was billed as National School Walkout, thousands of students from more than 2,600 high schools across the country walked out of their classes to mark that […]
In my column last month, titled “Boracay: Paradise Lost,” I wrote: “Today, Boracay is facing a multitude of environmental issues ━ overcrowding, garbage, and water pollution ━ and there are no easy solutions to fix them. The worsening conditions had prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to threaten to close the popular resort island, which he described […]
For the nth time, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre’s incompetence has been exposed after the Supreme Court ruled that alleged pork barrel queen Janet Lim-Napoles should not be granted provisional liberty.
Along with the rise of right-wing populism in both Manila and Washington, D.C., has been the ascendance to power of ideologues whose ideology seems to be that of idiocy.
He’s been called crazy, erratic, loose cannon, and other unpleasant names, but President Donald Trump continues what he does best: make a fool of himself with his antics and tantrums. He’d insult people who don’t agree with him and put down others at the slightest misunderstanding. He loves to fire subordinates who don’t see it […]
A friend of mine once told me, there are three things I need to do after losing an election: not to whinge; not to blame others; and not to judge others.
Duterte Helpless to Rescue Riding Public?
Lalong napasama ang masama ng pagkatao ni Duterte…
The Ateneo de Manila University President called on the Supreme Court to dismiss a petition by the Solicitor General to nullify Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s appointment. Sereno, an economics graduate of the university, can only be removed through impeachment, said Ateneo president Fr. Ramon Villarin, SJ. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on […]
Everybody is ganging up on North Korea for creating ICBMs now capable of reaching continental USA, causing panic worldwide. But did anyone, for a moment, ask if we are all wrong in the approach to deal with Nokor brinkmanship? The US should ask itself if it is causing the problem rather than finding a solution.