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‘Let them eat cake’

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“Let them eat cake,” the famous callous remark attributed/misattributed to Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, went down in history and was used as an example of the powerful rich’s contempt for the poor hungry peasants clamoring for bread.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Disputing treason because of Itu Aba

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It is unfortunate that the discussion of whether recently appointed Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza committed treason in omitting Itu Aba from our statement of Arbitral Claims is taking place with the general public in the dark on what the facts and issues are.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Should we amend the Constitution?

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Should we amend the Constitution? Definitely yes. Should President Aquino get an extended term?

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Judge-made law’

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A good friend of mine, Manoling de Leon, who reads my columns with the analytical mind of a well-read autodidact, sent me a question the other day for which I thought I had an adequate answer.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Still crazy after all these years

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Juana Change’s detractors, who are as legion as her admirers, will not like this, but it’s well past due that I spoke up for her.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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