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Alienating youth from Edsa

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The uproar over Imelda Marcos’ selfie with Ateneo de Manila students flashing “V” signs at the Ateneo Scholarship Foundation’s 40th anniversary might not imply that present Ateneo students are vapid and superficial.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bluster as DAP legal defense

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President Benigno Aquino III’s speech on Monday evening defending the Disbursement Acceleration Program left me stunned. He could not have chosen a worse strategy and worse battlefield.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why we should not impeach over DAP

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Impeachment calls over the Supreme Court’s decision on the Disbursement Acceleration Program intentionally confuse the three completely different planes of unconstitutional, criminal and immoral. Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano correctly proposes that we accept the decision as part of our checks and balances and move on.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The integrity of SolGen Francis Jardeleza

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I was stunned when Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza was not shortlisted for the Supreme Court. I was stunned, not by the list, but by alleged doubts regarding his integrity. I cannot bear to see such a dedicated official and true patriot publicly humiliated.   Jardeleza asked for a Judicial and Bar Council member’s inhibition from [...]

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Aquino big bully?

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The utter lack of outcry regarding the criminal charges against President Aquino’s 19-year-old heckler highlights the fact that Filipinos have no concept of rights. Each curtailment of rights robs, not an individual, but each of us of something fundamental.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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