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How to Tinker a Charter under BBM

How to Tinker a Charter under BBM

JPE and Titong Mendoza and other noted constitutionalists probably were squirming in their seats while haranguing the Chair of the Constitutional Amandments etc who appears to be imbibing what the erstwhile legal luminaries were pumping in the microbrain of an action...

The Relevance of JPE

The Relevance of JPE

In 2013, he fielded his son, Jack, along with the tradition of dynastic bragging rights: having a descendant or sibling serving in tandem in the senate.

Will The Blue Ribbon Committee Investigate The Laptop Anomaly?

Will The Blue Ribbon Committee Investigate The Laptop Anomaly?

Koko Pimentel delivered a privilege speech bringing to the Senate’s attention (an anomalous DepEd transaction that has now become public knowledge) the purchases made by the PS-DBM and red-flagged by the COA worth ?2.3 Billion of laptops to be distributed to 68,000 teachers and students.

No Honeymoon for BBM

No Honeymoon for BBM

Today is the 40th day of BBM presidency. Traditionally the media grants slack on the new sitting president. The 100-day honeymoon period is enough for a president to feel the nuances of a job he himself sought thru tooth and nail.

Why Appeal for Unity is Hollow

Why Appeal for Unity is Hollow

Whenever a new regime is hatched after elections, there is a feeling of renewal or what the Castillans say esperanza. On the contrary, even the espera being sold by the PCSO lottos does not bite anymore. There is no feeling of hope when Marcos 2.0 was ushered in...

Frightened President

Frightened President

Richard Nixon dared Congress to impeach him at the outset of the Watergate scandal. He said, “let them oust me and I handed them Spiro..!” Agnew, the Veep at that time was imbroiled in tax and other unpalatable charges.

Perfect Storm

Perfect Storm

We just witnessed a first in political alliance: the melding of the North regions and the Island of Mindanao. A northern dynasty founded by a dictator a generation ago and a southern dynasty established by a current president created a political perfect storm. Are we...

The Gentleman from Bilibid

The Gentleman from Bilibid

There was a time when a love triangle among Kris, Goma and Binoy was fare (not par) for the course. Kris was the most sought after celeb.