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…

Why It Is Easy To Believe That Marcos Ordered Ninoy Killed!


There are people who believed that on the tragic  day of August 21, 1983, Marcos was bedridden with failing kidneys because of lupus (or due to stressful life, not lupus  according to JPE’s Memoirs) and therefore he could not have ordered the ‘murder’ of the popular oppositionist former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. But Marcos was not always hobbled in…

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,…

Whom The Gods Wish To Destroy!


Not in my lifetime did I dream that  lead counsel Justice Serafin Cuevas could be this simpleton to commit the blunder of a neophyte trial lawyer — calling a witness he did not prep and ask her questions the answers of which he had not expected. Or perhaps, the veteran lawyer and jurist was misled by his…