Archive for January, 2006

David and Honasan on Feb. 7

The second in the series of lectures being organized by concerned women of means led by former Transportation Secretary Josie Lichauco will be on Feb. 7, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Manila Polo Club. Speakers will be UP Professor Randy David and former Sen. Gregorio Honasan. In the first lecture last December, the speaker […]

January 31, 2006   Posted in: General  312 Comments

Sampal ng mga obispo

Ay naku, wala talagang pag-asa makakita ng liwanag itong si Gloria Arroyo at ang kanyang mga alagad. Sabi ni Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita na wala naman raw kakaiba ang mga sinabi ng Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines sa kanilang pastoral statement na linabas noong Linggo sa pinapairal nila sa Malacañang. Katulad raw ng No-Election […]

January 31, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  62 Comments

James Frey’s million little lies

I look forward to Oprah’s show where she admitted having been duped by bestselling author James Frey and apologized to her millions of viewers. I get my Oprah Winfrey show via Starworld which is at least a week delayed and at ABS-CBN’s Channel 23 which airs months-old Oprah. Meanwhile, I had to rely on the […]

January 30, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  482 Comments

Renewing our public life through moral values

Pastoral statement of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines Beloved People of God: 1. We, your bishops, have collectively discerned in the light of the Gospel what our mass media, our political leaders and, above all, you parishioners in our various dioceses have been telling us. What clearly emerges is the continued and urgent […]

January 30, 2006   Posted in: General  456 Comments

Tuloy ang laban ni Faeldon

Ang mensahe ni Capt. Nicanor Faeldon sa taumbayan na kanyang pinapa-abot sa pamamagitan ng kanyang abogado, si Atty. Roel Pulido ay: “Hindi makukulong ng bakal na rehas ang pakikibakang umusbong na.” Sa website ni Faeldon (, may statement doon na nagsasabi na ang pagkahuli sa kanya noong Biyernes ng gabi ay hindi nangangahulugan na tapos […]

January 29, 2006   Posted in: Military, Web Links  262 Comments

Statement in Faeldon’s website

This was posted in Capt. Faeldon’s website ( jan-28-2006, 1:22 am : The AFP has reportedly captured Capt. Nicanor Faeldon. We have no way of confirming this. But the fight does not end here. When he started this, he swore never to give up fighting for a credible government. This fight will end only if […]

January 28, 2006   Posted in: General  743 Comments

Faeldon captured

Breaking news: Capt. Nick Faeldon has been captured. As of now, he is with MIG 24, the Intelligence unit of AFP.

January 27, 2006   Posted in: Military  110 Comments

Davide eyes a UN job

The appointment of retired Supreme Court Justice Hilario Davide as presidential adviser for electoral reforms should erase the worry of career foreign service officers on the possibility that another violation of the Foreign Service Law is in the offing, involving a person they regard highly. We say to them, at least for 60 days because […]

January 27, 2006   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Malaya  440 Comments

GMA-Davide partnership

Matagal na akong walang bilib kay dating Supreme Court Justice Hilario Davide. Lalo ako nawalan ng gana sa kanyang pagtanggap ng posisyon na presidential adviser for electoral reforms. Hindi naman siguro kailangan ang mataas na pinag-aralan para malaman na si Gloria Arroyo ay nandaya noong 2004 elections. Hindi lamang sa papalit ng resulta ng mga […]

January 26, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  295 Comments

Recommended readings for Defensor

On Feb. 24, 1986, faced with a coup led by Defense Secretary Juan Ponce Enrile and AFP Vice Chief of Staff Fidel Ramos, backed by what is now called People Power, President Ferdinand Marcos rejected the proposal of his AFP chief, Fabian Ver, to attack Camp Crame where the rebels were holding their operations. Marcos […]

January 25, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  2,760 Comments