Archive for June, 2007

Gringo won’t join Cavaliers’ Club at Senate

by Christina Mendez The Philippine Star Sen. Gregorio Honasan has rejected the invitation of his Philippine Military Academy classmate, Sen. Panfilo Lacson, to form the so-called Cavaliers’ Club composed of four PMA alumni who were elected senators. Honasan said that as an independent senator, he would work for a Senate that would push for measures […]

June 30, 2007   Posted in: Military  144 Comments

Trillanes: Zubiri a cheat

This is what I like about Sen. Antonio Trillanes- he calls a spade a spade. If Zubiri makes it to the Senate courtesy of the manufactured votes of Maguindanao, he will just like Gloria Arroyo – got his position by cheating. We will forever regard him as Sen. Daya na Zubiri. Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV […]

June 29, 2007   Posted in: Election 2007  121 Comments

Command responsibility

“We will end the long oppression of barangays by rebel terrorists who kill without qualms, even their own. Sa mga lalawigang sakop ng 7th Division, nakikibaka sa kalaban si Jovito Palparan. Hindi siya aatras hanggang makawala sa gabi ng kilabot ang mga pamayanan at maka-ahon sa bukang-liwayway ng hustisya at kalayaan.” These words were spoken […]

June 29, 2007   Posted in: Malaya, Military  27 Comments

Supreme Court junks Pimentel’s petition for TRO

The High Court’s decision will pave the way for the canvassing of the manufactured votes of Maguindanao. Zubiri will then become a senator by virtue of the votes manufactured by Lintang Bedol and company. ABS-CBN’s report: The Supreme Court en banc has dismissed the petition of the Genuine Opposition to stop the recanvassing of certificates […]

June 28, 2007   Posted in: Election 2007  72 Comments

Edith Burgos accuses Esperon of cover-up

by JP Lopez Dr. Edita Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos, yesterday accused AFP chief Gen. Hermogenes Esperon of covering up for Army soldiers suspected of involvement in the kidnapping of her son almost two months ago. “I accuse the Army of the crime of kidnapping my son Jonas… I strongly suspect that either […]

June 28, 2007   Posted in: General  17 Comments

Responsibilidad ni Gloria Arroyo

Ermita: Arroyo not liable for killings Maganda itong sinabi ni Judge Silvino Pampilo Jr na pwedeng gamitin ang doktrina ng command responsibility sa mga extra-judicial killings na nangyayari dito sa bansa. Sa prinsipyo ng command responsibility, responsibilidad ng nakakataas na opisyal ang ano mang palpak o kasalanan na gianwa ng kanyang mga nakakababang tauhan. Paliwanag […]

June 28, 2007   Posted in: Web Links  14 Comments

Wife sues Iggy Arroyo over depletion of P127M in assets

The following story simply underscores that money does not necessarily translate to happiness.Another issue here is, how did Iggy Arroyo acquire those assets in so short a time when before his brother got to Malacañang, he was said to be unable to pay his electric bills? By Margaux Ortiz, Kristine L. Alave Inquirer The estranged […]

June 27, 2007   Posted in: General  240 Comments

Opposition lawyers quit; Comelec continues canvassing

By Nikko Dizon Inquirer SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao — Lawyers of the Genuine Opposition (GO) Tuesday quit the scandal-ridden Maguindanao vote canvassing and Bayan Muna’s chief legal counsel staged a walkout, charging the proceedings were meant to “legitimize” fraudulent vote tallies. A special board of canvassers is retabulating the tallies — or municipal certificates of canvass […]

June 27, 2007   Posted in: Election 2007  24 Comments

Concerned citizens rally vs Comelec

Related stories: Comelec proceeds canvassing of Mindanao votes while Supreme waits for Zubiri’s side Comelec orders arrest of Bedol The Concerned Citizens Group and Kontra Daya led a motorcade in Manila yesterday to denounce the Commission on Elections countenouncing electoral fraud . Former vice-president Teofisto Guingona Jr.; former Transportation Secretary Josie Lichauco,former Social Welfare Secretary […]

June 27, 2007   Posted in: General  39 Comments

Trillanes defies tradition, to take oath before village chief

Just when his fellow senators-elect had Chief Justice Reynato Puno administer their oaths of office, Senator-elect Antonio Trillanes IV will defy tradition by tapping a village chief in Caloocan City for the same ceremony. An ABS-CBN News report said Ruben Gatchalian, barangay captain of Barangay 169, will administer the oath-taking of Trillanes at the Christ […]

June 26, 2007   Posted in: Election 2007  141 Comments