Lucio Tan Gets Reprieve On Wealth Suit Under PNOY’s Watch!


Draw whatever conclusion you want, but the dismissal of the forfeiture proceedings against businessman tycoon Lucio Tan by the Sandiganbayan happened on President Benigno Simeon Aquino’s watch, thus damaging his ‘impact’ slogan of “Matuwid Na Daan.” Tan had survived  Corazon Aquino’s  (1986-1992) efforts to restore what had been stolen from the people by the Marcoses and his cronies where it…

Senator Santiago Is An Embarassment To The World Court!


I was already worried when Senator Miriam Santiago joined for the first time the impeachment court  on January 25, but her outburst yesterday in the Senate confirms my apprehension that the lady senator is mentally challenged. She is an embarrassment to the International Criminal Court which sits her as one of the jurists of that…

Is A Compromise over Unjust Justice Possible?


The battlefield had been drawn, the war drums tapped; and swords unsheathed.  An epic battle between a corrupt Supreme Court with a very low public rating and a very popular president is unfolding.  You can predict the outcome.  But victory will come only if the jurists whose reputations had been tarnished by injudicious partisan rulings,  resign…