A Review of Enrile’s Memoir By Installment…


JPE’s  Memoir, is a narration of  political events that bedevil  the nation beginning  1924, when a poor boy, Juanito Furagganan, JPE’s  childhood name,  was born in  barrio Mission in the town of Gonzaga,  a sandy, coastal, fishing village situated at the mouth of the Mission River, Cagayan, up to the historical impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona of…

Do We Have The Will To Put Ex-CJ Corona Behind Bars?


Recurring political images in the Philipines: ROLSON RODRIGUEZ, a barangay chairman of Sto. Domingo,  Binalbagan, Negros Occidental was found guilty of dishonesty and oppression.  He was dismissed from the service and stripped with all his retirement benefits and civil service eligibilities. DELSA M. FLORES, court interpreter of a regional trial court of Davao  received from the municipality of Panabo the…

The Chief Justice Wishes To Be Excused Hook Line And Sinker!


After almost 3 hours of ‘privileged speech’ CJ Corona wishes to be excused.  He does not need the permission of the presiding officer, Juan Ponce Enrile to do that, after all, he is the chief justice! Delivering his monologue, with curt admonitions from the Presiding Officer, Corona was transported into his own world of privileged,…

CJ Corona Has A Lot of Contrition To Do This Lent!


The Lord always works in some mysterious ways.  Who would ever think that a very innocuous corporation set up in 1961 as Basa-Guidote Enterprises, Inc., (BGEI) one owner of which,  now a 90 year old nun, would come to haunt the Chief Justice in 2012? This tale started in early 1990, when Mrs. Corona was accused by her relatives…

How Lucrative Dispensing Justice Is?


The tables are turned.  Defense counsel for CJ Justice Corona presented Congressman Tobias Tiangco on March 12, 2012 to prove that the articles of impeachment filed by the house against the jurist was flawed because it was impossible for the 188 congressmen to have read the complaint before affixing their signatures thereat and if ever they signed the…

Poetic Justice!


Impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona reported in his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) in 2003 and 2004 that he had obtained an P11-million cash advance from Basa-Guidote Enterprise Inc. (BGEI). The alleged loan has turned media attention to BGEI, the company established in 1961 by the family of the Chief Justice’s wife,…