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

Silence is NOT an Option

  ANOTHER PERSON WAS killed Monday night – a priest, 72 year-old Fr. Tito Paez, whose only fault, it seems, was to take up the cudgels for the marginalized. Authorities have been insisting that crime is down and the country is so safe now that it’s all right to take evening strolls. Well, the night wasn’t safe for

Por Vida!

WHAT A WEEK. Rodrigo Duterte’s tailspin has not been arrested, in fact it has intensified. After Sonny Trillanes’s privilege speech last Tuesday, Duterte spat out venom against him, the Ombudsman, and the Chief Justice every chance he could.  Speaking at sewer level (as usual), Duterte revealed such juicy tidbits as the alleged state of Trillanes’s genitalia and

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The Way of the Fool

THE BIBLICAL BOOK OF PROVERBS says there are only two paths before us: the way of the wise and the way of the fool. The way of the wise takes the enlightened path of God, while the way of the fool slogs through the murk of prideful choices. There is no middle ground. “The fear of the Lord

Accountable

I’M NOT A LAWYER, but I recently made it my business to read the pertinent portions of two laws on public officers. They’re not hard to grasp. In view of the irresponsibility and hubris displayed by Aguirre, Alvarez,  & Co., I felt it necessary to brush up on these statutes. ELIGIBILITY I was interested in only a