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Her detention on trumped-up drug charges without bail rests entirely on the false testimonies of convicted criminals now codddled by the State.

The Clowder Recommends

Separate Opinion: Justice Isagani A. Cruz's column which appeared in the Philippine Daily Inquirer from 1995 to 2010.

Global Voices: An article by Cham Clowder on the Valenzuela fire was cited as a resource.
Votenet Philippines: Cham Clowder articles appear in this voter education website.

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The Corner Table

The Corner Table is a category of short articloes witha Christian perspective.

Today's excerpt:

If we have received the gift of salvation from Christ, we can never endorse death.

If we know Christ as our Master and Lord, we will always proclaim life.

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Images

A picture paints a thousand words. In this section, you can find images that amaze or inspire reflection.

Today's image is called "Candle droppings, Agoo Cathedral."

Photograph by Candy Cruz Datu.

Private collection.

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Believe

ESPECIALLY THIS YEAR, let’s do more than send each other greetings of love and peace and joy in Christ’s amazing incarnation. Let’s BELIEVE them. Cynicism, frustration, resignation, fatalism, and the blasé negativism Pinoys default to have had their say. We have seen their expressions. They don’t work. We currently have a set of national leaders

12 WAYS DE LIMA IS INNOCENT & PERSECUTED

I REGULARLY POST news items about Senator Leila de Lima. Her cause is one I have seriously backed, because hers is one of the most nefarious cases of injustice I have ever witnessed. She deserves to be heard. She has been imprisoned for 1 year and 10 months now and most likely will be kept

ANG SALN ISSUE, QUO WARRANTO & BANTA SA JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE …SA MADALING SALITA

*I originally posted this on Facebook in response to a request.  I was asked to define Quo Warranto and explain its implications in the simplest possible terms. This was my reply. It has since been shared 4,786 times and has received over 3,000 comments and reactions. I suppose it struck a chord. I’m posting it

Dishonorable

FIVE JUSTICES WHO accused Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno of various offenses in the House Justice Committee have, despite the repeated entreaties of the public, refused to inhibit themselves from the Quo Warranto action filed against her. Their names: Teresita de Castro, Noel Tijam, Lucas Bersamin, Francis Jardeleza, Diosdado Peralta. CJ Sereno last week filed

Focus

REY UMALI wants us to believe that he has the goods. Comparing the Corona impeachment trial with his present case, he is “more than proud and confident” that he has “complete evidence” against CJ Meilou Sereno. He almost erupts with glee at it. How ungentlemanly. STRONG CASE? Still, if the House Committee on Justice has

“I Stand for Judicial Independence”

SOMETHING IS HAPPENING. There is a quiet resistance taking place, a stonewalling, a pushback against presumptuous power. Folks are standing up to a bully, and it feels good. MIDAS At some point on the evening of March 10, judges all over the country started posting this statement on their social media accounts: It is a

By Hook or by Crook

THE LATEST PLOY against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is creative and sounds impressive, but it is, in fact, absolutely witless. QUO WARRANTO Eligio Mallari, president of the group Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution, has requested Solicitor General Jose Calida to file quo warranto proceedings against the Chief Justice. He says it is the easiest