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Diokno: The Administration Is Mounting A Total War On Our Humanity

We should not allow the government to replace justice based on reason with injustice from the barrel of the gun. The dean of the College of Law of De La Salle University has a mouthful to say against the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte which he accused of being determined in ostracizing those who oppose it through violence. Atty. Manuel “Chel” Diokno issued a strongly-worded statement after Ozamiz City Executive Judge Edmundo Pintac was ambushed in broad daylight last Monday and...

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The Privileged Palparan Vis-a-vis The Oppressed De Lima

A tale of two jailbirds. One is a former major general of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) while the other is an incumbent senator of the Republic. Jovito Palparan who is notoriously known as “the butcher” during the administration of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was convicted for kidnapping and serious illegal detention by a trial court in Malolos, Bulacan in connection with the enforced disappearance of University of the Philippines (UP) students Karen Empeno and Sherlyn...

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Old Photos And Living Witnesses Prove Enrile Is A Lying SOB

Either senility is catching up on him or that he is really an incorrigible, hopeless liar. We think it’s the latter. During the infamous one-on-one taped interview with former senator Bongbong Marcos, former Senate president Juan Ponce Enrile made a fantastic statement that no one was arrested, jailed, tortured and killed due to political or religious reasons during the martial law years or throughout the presidency of the late Ferdinand Marcos. “Name me one person that was arrested because of...

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Netizens Hit Roque’s Arrogance In Dismissing Roxas’ Proposed Measures

Citizen Mar just wanted to help. Two days ago, former senator and Cabinet secretary posted on Facebook an open letter addressed to President Rodrigo Duterte where he gave several suggestions on how to address the skyrocketing prices of rice. Roxas, who placed second to Duterte in probably one of the most divisive and bitterly-fought presidential election of 2016, asked that political differences be set aside in order solve this pressing concern involving the most common staple food of the...

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The Command Center Boasted By DDS Was Built During PNoy’s Time

Credit-grabbing never ends. During the height of typhoon Ompong’s juggernaut last weekend, the government flaunted the “new” command and control center of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) located inside Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. Officially called the NDRRMC’s Intelligent Operations Center (IOC), it is a 600-square meter, 3-level operations center that has a state-of-the-art communications technology providing strong and uninterrupted connectivity. On...