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…

The Three Stooges of EDSA 1


Our collective memories are not only short but malleable to the machinations of those who wanted to profit from the fall of the late dictator Mr. Marcos in 1986.   Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Gregorio Honasan and former President Fidel Ramos are not heroes of EDSA 1, but its villains.  They were Marcos martial law implementers whose participation in…

Honasan Talking About Bill Of Rights Makes Olalia Twisting In His Grave!


Watching Senator Gringo Honasan interpellating Secretary of Justice Lila De Lima during the impeachment trial of CJ Renato Corona yesterday about affording even a lowly citizen his constitutional rights to life, liberty and property as the very basis  of  the existence of any government gave me goose pimples.  Rolando Olalia must be twisting in  his grave! God Save The Queen…

If We Are Gullible, So Must The People!


Some people I have considered literate had been taken for a hilarious ride by the Magdalo Group of soldiers.  The Magdalo Group is version 2 of RAM (Reform the Armed Forces Movement) by Senator Gregorio Honasan and the members of this group are transactional operators just like RAM members; they too are brash, ambitious, adventurous…