Archive for June, 2006

Descendants of Alexander the Great

At the twice- a- month gathering of Carmen G. Nakpil’s friends at Havana restaurant last Wednesday, the favorite topic was Mike and Iggy Arroyo’s claim of kinship to St. Therese of Avila. One said it looks like claiming kinship with some historical figure has become a Macapagal-Arroyo trait. He recalled that Arroyo’s father, President Diosdado […]

June 30, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  283 Comments

Doing a spin on Pope’s words

Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye is annoyed that Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz does not buy his propaganda that Pope Benedict XVI praised what Gloria Arroyo is doing. If it’s true the Pope said, “Well done”, he could have been referring to the abolition of the death penalty and not to her lying, cheating, and condoning of […]

June 30, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  1,359 Comments

Wish raw ng Santo Papa

Sabi ko na nga ba, bibilog na naman ng buhangin si Gloria Arroyo tungkol sa kanilang pinag-usapan ng Santo Papa. Sabi niya na ang “wish” raw ni Pope Benedict XVI na magkasundo ang simbahan at ang pamahalaan. Ang interpretasyon ni Arroyo ay magbubulag-bulagan na lamang ang simbahan sa kanyang mga krimen. Sabi niya,”Makikita na ang […]

June 29, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  777 Comments

The Arroyo comedy team

It must be true that whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes them mad. We laughed when Gloria Arroyo said that God was talking to her. Laugh some more with the latest tale of the Arroyo brothers, Mike and Iggy. Dispatches from Rome, where the Arroyos are having the time of their life together […]

June 28, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  200 Comments

Simula ng panibagong laban

Kung akala ni Gloria Arroyo, nailibing na ng kanyang kinurakot na pera at inagaw na lakas ang kanyang pandaraya noong 2004 eleksyon at ang iba pang krimen, nagkakamali siya. Nai-file na kahapon ang pangalawang impeachment complaint laban kay Gloria Arroyo 15 minutes magbukas ang opisina ng secretary-general ng House of Representatives na siyang tumatanggap ng […]

June 27, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  164 Comments

2nd impeachment complaint

In Re Impeachment of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo President, Republic of the Philippines, Respondent. X_____________________X “Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.” C O M P L A I N T Complainants, through counsel, respectfully allege that: The Parties 1. The Complainants are Filipino citizens, of legal age, residents of the Philippines, […]

June 26, 2006   Posted in: General  1,745 Comments

Impeachment filed!

The second impeachment complaint against Gloria Arroyo was filed at 8:15 a.m today after an overnight vigil by concerned citizens at the Batasan building where the House of Representatives is. The impeachment complaint by mostly religious and civic leaders as well as from the academe led by Nini Quezon-Avanceña, daughter of President Manuel L. Quezon,was […]

June 26, 2006   Posted in: General  199 Comments

Losing allies

Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo experienced first-hand the disgust of the Filipino-American community in Washington D.C. over what they called the “shabby treatment” of Ambassador Alberto del Rosario when he spoke at the dinner celebrating 100 years of Filipino migration to the United States last June 17. That was four days after Gloria Arroyo released a […]

June 26, 2006   Posted in: Malaya  163 Comments

Ang sinungaling sa Vatican

Ano naman kayang kasinungalingan ang isasabog ni Gloria Arroyo sa Vatican sa kaniyang meeting kay Pope Benedict XVI? Maala-ala natin noong Abril 2005, hindi pa nalilibing si Pope John Paul II, kung ano nang kasinungalingan ang kanyang ibinida sa CNN nang siya ay dumalo sa funeral rites ng yumaong Santo Papa. Sinabi niya sa CNN, […]

June 25, 2006   Posted in: Web Links  238 Comments

Disgust over Del Rosario dismissal spreads

The disgust over the unceremonious dismissal of Ambassador Albert del Rosario by Gloria Arroyo last June 13 is no longer confined to Filipino-Americans in Washington D.C. It’s sweeping the Fil-AM community in the whole U.S.A. Signatories to the revised open letter to Gloria Arroyo include Irene Natividad, executive director,Philippine American Foundation and publisher Greg Macabenta. […]

June 24, 2006   Posted in: General  659 Comments