The prosecution’s violations should compel the senators to call for a mistrial

The impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona goes on a break for five weeks for the Lenten season. You have to wonder why the Senate cannot even be flexible enough to delay the schedule of their regular hiatus considering the country is gripped with a matter that is of utmost importance that does not […]

All for SALN and SALN for all!

The obvious place all the skirt-lifting that had been going on over the thirty-odd working days of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona is starting to emerge in the horizon. Indeed, it is easy to quibble over how the “accuracy” with which Corona declared his assets and liabilities on that hallowed […]

Prosecution misled the public when they alleged CJ Corona had 45 properties

Just when most people thought it was going to be another boring day of presentation of documents by the defense counsels, a bombshell hit the impeachment court during the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona. Even with the absence of defense lead counsel Serafin Cuevas, crushing the allegations of the prosecution was just a walk […]

To speak or not to speak? That is the question

Starting about two weeks ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona started conducting interviews with the media, and also started appearing more often in public forums. These were the forums wherein he spoke out against every accusation leveled at him by the President, his critics, and the Basas. Was it truly a wise decision for […]

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 […]

Betrayal or Disappointment of Public Trust?

According to the Philippine Constitution, impeachable public officers such as the President, the Vice President, Members of the Supreme Court, Members of Constitutional Commissions, and the Ombudsman may be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of: 1. Culpable violation of the Constitution 2. Treason 3. Bribery 4. Graft and corruption 5. Other high […]

Losing Momentum

It’s been almost a month since the prosecution under President Noynoy Aquino’s (PNoy’s) guiding hand made a bold move and attempted to allegedly bring Chief Justice Renato Corona to justice. Armed with PNoy’s convoluted sense of justice and the will of the brainwashed masses through unrelenting trial by publicity, the prosecution, led by Niel Tupas, […]

Corona impeachment: Prosecution team is incompetent not just underdogs

Supreme Court Chief Justice, Renato Corona is richer (only) by eight million pesos according to an ABS-CBN headline report. This is shocking news, indeed. This means that the embattled Chief Justice won’t be able to afford to purchase even just a second hand Porsche similar to the one President Noynoy Aquino (PNoy) bought in 2011, […]