Noynoy Aquino’s presidency has been nothing but one big lose-lose situation

I think it’s time to call things as they really are, again. Things have been going downhill lately for President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino’s term. His credibility both abroad and at home is virtually non-existent. Calls have been mounting for him either to be impeached or to resign. The popularity that is the primary foundation […]

Sereno Hung Out to Dry by the Supreme Court?

In what at first seemed like a surprising – and potentially disturbing – acquiescence by the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno’s unusual unilateral issuance of a temporary restraining order against the COMELEC preventing them from removing Emmanuel “Manny” Maliksi from his contested seat as the mayor of Imus, Cavite was upheld by the […]

Possible psych war being waged in SC as Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno snubbed anew by peers!

Just how long will newly-appointed Philippine Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno be able to maintain her trademark smile over the next 18 years she will be serving her post? The stresses of the job are piling on, which does not bode well for Sereno who, according to the supposed findings of a psychological […]

Why are mental health concerns constantly dogging the administration of President Noynoy Aquino?

Why is it that issues of mental health and emotional maturity seem to stick to the Yellow camp of President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III like a bad rash? During the the 2009-2010 presidential campaign, observations emerged around what increasingly seemed to be a cult-like following emerging around the Aquino camp composed of what many […]

Senator Joker Arroyo warns God’s Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno on claims to infallibility

Just less than a month in office, newly-appointed Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno is already coming across as the beleaguered hapless “servant” that she pitches herself as. She should’ve been careful of what she wished for when she invoked the imagery of the martyr-like divinely-appointed “humble servant” that she used to pitch herself […]

It is God’s will that Lourdes Sereno is the Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court

It’s a sign of things to come as far as how newly-minted Supreme Court Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno may be shaping the judiciary over the next 18 years she will be leading it. Defending her appointment against critics, Sereno reportedly said that “it was God’s will, not politics that put her in that position”. What […]

How the new Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno might save Hacienda Luisita from the CARP

Back in April of this year, the Supreme Court (SC) voted 8 to 6 to value Hacienda Luisita on the basis of a 1989 assessment of Php40,000 per hectare or a total Php200 mllion compensation to the owners of the entire property when it is subject to the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). Newly-appointed Chief […]

Hacienda Luisita may be safe: Lourdes Sereno appointed Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court

The Philippines has a new Supreme Court Chief Justice. Lourdes Sereno was chosen by President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III to be the new head of the judiciary from a shortlist submitted by the Judicial Bar Council (JBC) today. At 52 years old, Sereno is expected to serve in the role for the next 18 […]