Lorna Kapunan Comes Swinging At AMLC!


Lawyer Lorna K’s plea for AMLC’s­ (Anti-Money Laundering Council) freeze order to be tempered with justice seems hollow and puny. She was upset that the  agency froze not only her client’s various accounts but accounts of the children and their ATMs as well.  She expressed fear that the children cannot go to school and could starve because of…

Heaven Weeps and The Books The Marcos Apologists Must Read!


Heaven weeps uncontrollably  over the unabated corruption in Metro Manila that its tears  flooded in “biblical proportions” its major thoroughfares.  In my own sense of irony I viewed  with endless trepidation the sight of my 24 year old daughter coming home early morning from a midnight shift of 12 or sometimes 16 hours to make honest money…

Why Honest Public Servant Is Hard To Find These Days!


Netizens were up in arms against the lavish lifestyle of a 23-year old Filipina,  Jeannie C. Napoles. According to Rappler, she has in her name a unit in Ritz-Carlton Tower, L.A. California, worth about $2 million; she parties a lot, accessorizes  herself with expensive designer bags, shoes and gowns and  jewelries. It looks like we have…

Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang – Or How Marcos Feebly Solved Manila Squatting!


If there is something the Aquino administration should be proud about, it is the treatment of the marginalized sectors of our society, which Bianca Gonzalez characterized as ‘soft-glove’ treatment of non-performing citizenry, the squatters. And also in the light of a recent attempt to demolish the squatters along West Kamias, Q.C. which Mayor Herbert Bautista…