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Is The Term Limit Unconstitutional? Or Does It Remove The Power From the People?


Filipinos value the American constitutional traditions but are turned off by the fundamental mechanics that nurture these constitutional values.  Part of this “value” recognition is the habit of the Supreme Court … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

President Aquino Should Go Ahead, Amend The Constitution!


A cacophony of discordant voices were echoed over the issue of proposing amendments to the 1987 constitution to clip the powers of the Supreme Court and  to allow the President … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 18 Comments

Representative Government Is At Peril At The Hands Of the Courts!


In the light of what I called the overreaching of the judiciary on purely executive terrain as the implementation of the Development Acceleration Program of the incumbent administration (DAP an economic/policy … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Or Why The SC and Its Apologists Should Take A Hike!


The executive department is accountable to the people, the judiciary is not. Its power must not be co-equal with the President, if we have to maintain the principle that sovereignty … Continue reading

July 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

The False Narrative of 19th Century And The Rhetorics of the 20th Century


The left-leaning groups and the misty-eyed dreamers of the country  continue to spew rhetoric over the desire of the Americans to enslave the Philippines by renegotiating a possible US troops and … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · 7 Comments

Prosperous Martial Law Years Was An Illusion, Estrada-Binay, Are Marcos Clones!


As Bongbong Marcos gears for the 2016 presidential elections, social media networking sites are littered with pro-Marcos sentiments on how prosperous the country was during the era of the late strongman … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 17 Comments

Out Of My Cubbyhole To Engage Estrada-Supreme Court!


February 18, 2014 · 4 Comments
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