Nami-miss ko ang yumaong Sen. Miriam Santiago

Tanong ni Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II sa hearing ng Senado noong Huwebes tungkol sa pagpatay sa 17-taong gulang na si Kian Delos Santos sa Caloocan noong Agosto 17:“Anong difference ng mga batang pinatay ng adik sa pinatay na bata ng mga pulis?” Kung yung hindi malalim ang pag-intindi ng batas ang nagtanong niyan, mapagpasensyahan […]

August 26, 2017  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Peace and Order, Philippine National Police  2 Comments

Lawyer says Napoles as state witness will benefit country

The quote of the day from Thursday’s Senate Blue Ribbon hearing was Sen. Miriam Santiago’s “Ignorance can be treated, but stupid is forever. ” Santiago was spot on in her observation that Napoles could not be stupid considering the pork barrel operator’s rise from her humble beginnings in Basilan to her being filthy rich today. […]

November 7, 2013  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Graft and corruption, Malaya  20 Comments

Hindi happy ang mamamayan sa ginawa ni Enrile

Note: Enrile’s statement at the end column May mga sitwasyun na kailangan mo ang mga katulad ni Sen. Miriam Santiago na magsasabi ng gusto mo sabihin ngunit hindi mo masasabi. Mabuti naman at umalma si Santiago tungkol sa pamumudmud ni Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile ng P1.6 milyon sa 18 na senador maliban sa apat na […]

January 13, 2013  Tags: ,   Posted in: Abante, Senate  14 Comments

Recto’s equilibrium and erectile dysfunction

Update: Recto quits as ways and means chair: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/business/10/15/12/recto-quits-ways-and-means-chair Studies have shown that the ill-effects of smoking coupled with poor diet and lack of exercise are not limited to cardiovascular, respiratory disease, diabetes and cancer, which are afflicting Filipinos at their most productive age, 40’s and early 50’s. In one of the lectures,Dr. Anthony Leachon, […]

October 15, 2012  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Economy, Health  345 Comments

If PNoy believes Puno’s Israel trip story, pity the Filipino people

I wish President Aquino would stop talking about “tuwid na daan” anymore. It’s adding insult to injury with the way he protected Rico Puno, his shooting buddy whom he appointed undersecretary in the Department of Interior and Local Government. He accepted Puno’s resignation last Sept. 11. The House of Representatives spared the public another farce […]

September 16, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Local government, Malaya, Philippine National Police  29 Comments

‘Wah’ happened! Miriam Santiago goes ballistic

Proposed punishment fro Aquirre: Sotto, the majority leader, later told the Philippine Daily Inquirer that the senators would take up the penalty to be imposed on Aguirre in a caucus on Tuesday. “I don’t know if this is serious or not but it is being suggested by Senators Francis Escudero and Panfilo Lacson that we […]

March 1, 2012  Tags: ,   Posted in: Supreme Court  93 Comments

We will miss Sen. Miriam

There is no truth to the malicious talk that Malacañang ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to work hard for Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago election to the International Criminal Court because they are worried that she would block the conviction of Chief Justice Renato Corona who was impeached by the House of Representatives last Monday. Santiago […]

December 14, 2011  Tags:   Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Justice  86 Comments

Miriam ‘loses’ road rigging contract probe

Blue Ribbon likely to take over investigation by JP Lopez Malaya The Senate economic affairs panel chaired by Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago will no longer investigate the criminal side of the World Bank report on alleged collusion and bribery in government infrastructure projects and will instead focus on the report’s economic implications. Santiago said this […]

February 17, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: World Bank projects  88 Comments

Palitan ang liderato sa Senado

Dapat siguro palitan na ang liderato sa Senado.Mukha ngang naisahan ng Malacañang sina Senador Ping Lacson, Mar Roxas, Jamby Madrigal nang tinanggal nila si Senate President Manny Villar at ipinalit si Senador Juan Ponce Enrile. Para kasi makuha ang suporta ng mga kaalyado ni Gloria Arroyo sa pagtanggal kay Villar, pumayag sina Lacson na ibigay […]

February 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Web Links, World Bank projects  202 Comments

Halatang-halata naman si Miriam

Related reports from Inquirer: Update, Feb. 9,2009: Mike need not show up – Miriam Senate won’t summon Mike Arroyo Sa asal nina Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile at Sen. Miriam Santiago sa report ng World Bank tungkol sa kurakutan sa public works, napa-isip ako kung nakakabuti nga ba sa taumbayan ang pagtanggal kay Sen. Manny […]

February 7, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Web Links  127 Comments