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Mar Roxas Gave The Filipino People A Glimmer Of Hope

A flicker of light in these days of darkness. This is what Mar Roxas has ushered the nation when he announced yesterday through a pre-taped video message which he shared in his official Facebook account that he is setting aside his semi-retirement from politics to offer his services once more to the Filipino people. Roxas, a former senator who topped the senatorial race in 2004, said that he had to undergo an examination of conscience and discernment before making a decision. Calling it a...

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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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Junket Time For Officials While Filipinos Are Finding Ways To Survive The Economic Downfall

Wasting public funds in time of hunger. While ordinary folks like us are adopting cost-saving measures in order to cope up with the rising cost of basic commodities, the members of the official family of the president had an extravagant trip to the United Kingdom (UK) on September 24-26. The executive branch through the infamous presidential mouthpiece Harry Roque defended these public officials by using the pathetic excuse that several members of the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte went...

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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...