Senator Miriam Santiago: ‘social media superstar’ or just another ampaw politician?

Of all people. Senator Miriam Santiago was the last person in the world I would’ve expected to request that Philippine President Benigno Simeon “BS” Aquino III be “given leeway in making his decisions.” “I will be very careful in criticizing a president because I have close, first hand observation of how difficult it is to […]

Deus ex machina: The Filipino’s Simplistic Mindset

Looking back to the events that transpired in the course of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial, it could be said that major highlights concerned envelopes. First, we had witnessed the amusing incident involving a certain “small lady” who, according to prosecutor Reynaldo Umali’s story, gave him an envelope which contained Corona’s bank records, and […]

Corona Impeachment: things the prosecutors wish the public would forget

The impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona is about to resume after a six-week break. Thanks to a few objective Senator Judges of the impeachment court who admonished the prosecution team for giving information that had not yet been introduced in court to the media, the prosecutors have been compelled to stay […]

Is Noynoy Aquino turning Malacañang into an organised crime syndicate?

New revelations emerging in yesterday’s court session in the on-going impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona shed further light into the true priorities of the governement of Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. Senator-Judge Joker Arroyo in a speech before the court last Monday (the 20th February) encapsulated this disturbing character of […]

PNoy’s prejudice is causing a lot of problems in Philippine society

President Noynoy Aquino (PNoy) seems to be suffering from tunnel vision. The medical term tunnel vision refers to the loss of a person’s peripheral vision. People who suffer from tunnel vision can only see what is in front of them and not the ones on the sides of their eyes. The term tunnel vision is […]

The fatal error of the Corona impeachment prosecution team

Yesterday (the 13th of Feb) proved to be a humbling day for both the prosecution and and the Senate impeachment court. A house of cards built upon unlawfully-obtained information came crashing down after thirteen senators voted to honour a temporary restraining order (TRO) on an order issued by the Senate tribunal for Philippine Savings Bank […]