Katataspulong

Atty. Sonny Pulgar’s Blog & personal website.

Good People

"Good people are resented for their virtue. And because they make everyone around them feel even worse about themselves, they need to be taught a lesson " (DOGVILLE, Lars von Trier) Have we reached the apex of misery that we hate good people all around us? Good people...

Intervention Granted

This is a postcript to the power plant realty tax dodgers in quezon province. i just want you to know that the motion for intervention which we at the sentro ng agapay legal sa quezon have filed before the mauban, quezon rtc was finally admitted over the furious...

The Agony of Danding

"The right merchant is one who has the just average of faculties we call common sense; a man of a strong affinity for facts, who makes up his decision on what he has seen. He is thoroughly persuaded of the truths of arithmetic. There is always a reason, in the man,...

What If Your Correspondent is on the Payroll of the News Subject?

This is a valid question especially where the news reports call for an objective narration of what exactly happened in an event that comes close to the heart of the press: the death of a broadcaster. There is no denying the fact that, true, media practitioners must...

A Bicolano Betrayal

" 'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his heels." John Selden (1584-1654), British jurist, statesman. "Traitor," Table Talk (1686). We pride ourselves with our regionalistic inclinations. We identify ourselves with our friends, relatives,...

Barefaced Local Corruption

In its September 14, 2003 issue, the Philippine Star reported the following: ASIA'S LARGEST CONVENTION CENTER TO BE BUILT IN SUBIC SUBIC BAY FREEPORT The Subic International Hotel (SIH), the Freeport's largest hotel, will invest P300 million for the construction of a...

One Quezon

Quezon Province, no doubt, is one big stretch of a country. A former governor once mused that Pres. Quezon, being a semi-dictator in his time, personally delineated the metes and bounds of his province, Tayabas, using a pencil in the presence of the chiefs of the...

Investors, Anyone?

The other day I was talking to a "veteran foreign investor", that is, someone who has clinched a project or two during the last twenty six years starting with the LRT and other forgettable ventures with local businessmen. He said nothing can top Marcos' time by the...

All Rise

Of all the three branches in republican government, the judiciary is unique. It is described thus because the persons appointed in it are insulated from the people's popular approval. Unlike the legislative and the presidency, the members of the courts are not...