Archive for October, 2008

BGen Danny Lim has a blog

Gen. Lim’s blog is back. Click At this time when unprincipled pragmatism has become the ticket to success it’s good to be able to go to a site that extols honor and integrity.

October 31, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Feb '06, General, Military, Nov. 29 incident  29 Comments


The Webster dictionary defines “seditious” as “tending to cause discontent among the people; fostering the spirit of rebellion.” I think Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez was barking up the wrong tree when he said that the pronouncements of Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines ; Lingayen Archbishop Oscar Cruz;Bataan […]

October 31, 2008  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Governance, Malaya  60 Comments

Magmatyag, magbantay

Napuyat ako sa kakahintay kay Joc-Joc Bolante, ang matalik na kaibigan ni Mike Arroyo na dumating noong Martes ng gabi mula sa dalawang taong pagkakulong sa Estado Unidos. Hindi na ako nakipagsiksikan sa loob ng NAIA dahil bawat media entity, isang reporter lang ang kailangan. May reporter naman kami doon sa loob, kaya doon ako […]

October 30, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Hello Garci scandal  94 Comments

Gonzalez says bishops’ call for new government now “seditious”

Gonzalez: Lagdameo’s ‘seditious’ call not the stand of CBCP by Evangeline de Vera Malaya Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez yesterday hit back at the leaders of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines who on Tuesday called for a change in government for what they said was rampant corruption in government. Gonzalez said Jaro Archbishop Angel […]

October 29, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Cha-Cha, Governance  61 Comments

Bishops call for GMA’s ouster

That was one great statement that the Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, released yesterday. He practically called for the ouster of Gloria Arroyo. Not in 2010 but now. In a statement he read flanked by four other progressive-thinking bishops namely, Lingayen Archbishop Oscar Cruz, Bataan Bishop Socrates […]

October 29, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Malaya  79 Comments

Kanino natatakot si Bolante?

ABS-CBN photo of Bolante upon arrival at the NAIA1 Oct. 28, 2008 Click here for more of Bolante photos and ABS-CBN’s account of Bolante’s arrival Click here for Inquirer’s account on Bolante’s arrival GMA-7’s report Maintriga ang mga tanong ng abogadong si Harry Roque kung bakit ayaw na ayaw ni Joc-joc Bolante, dating undersecretary ng […]

October 28, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Web Links  97 Comments

Villar orders arrest of Bolante

Breaking news: Senate President Manuel Villar has ordered the arrest of former Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. He is expected to arrive tomorrow late evening, Northwest Airlines flight 71. Villar’s statement: I issued an instruction to Gen. Jose Balajadia Jr., the Senate Sergeant-at-Arms, to implement the arrest […]

October 27, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance  28 Comments

Government ignores legal issues, pushes Diwalwal projects

By Ellen Tordesillas and Chit Estella Vera Files Government is pushing through with plans to parcel out the controversial gold rush site in Diwalwal, Compostela Valley province to various foreign mining companies, despite the tangle of unresolved legal issues that are threatening to fuel a potentially explosive situation. On Oct. 14, government accepted letters of […]

October 27, 2008   Posted in: General  16 Comments

Rotarian to Rotarian

Please find in comments the statement of Prof. Harry Roque on Bolante’s return. . When former Agriculture Secretary Jocelyn “Joc-Joc” comes back this week, he will have the rare opportunity to help in the cause of truth, justice and democracy in the country. He can take up the challenge and tell the truth how he […]

October 27, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Impeachment '08, Politics  20 Comments

Paano kung kumanta si De la Paz?

Sa hearing tungkol sa Euro generals na isinagawa ng Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs na pinangungunahan ni Sen. Miriam Santiago, maraming binanggit na batas at order ni Gloria Arroyo na nilabag raw ng Philippine National Police sa kanilang delegasyon sa Interpol conference sa Russia. Isa na doon ang order ni Arroyo na tigilan na ang […]

October 26, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Governance, Web Links  30 Comments