By Mahar Mangahas
The SWS release last Monday, “Second Quarter 2014 Social Weather Survey: Net satisfaction with National Administration falls to ‘Moderate’ +29,” referred to the administration—abbreviated here as “admin”—of President Noynoy Aquino, not to him personally. The President’s personal net rating was net +25 from the same survey of June 27-30, 2014, as reported on
By Amando Doronila
The Aquino administration has received a barrage of body blows in surveys conducted in the third quarter of 2014—the twilight of its six-year term.
By Neal H. Cruz
I have no objection, personally, to giving President Aquino another term—if only to prevent Vice President Jejomar Binay from being elected president.
By Conrado de Quiros
“The Constitution,” said Press Secretary Sonny Coloma, “clearly states that each elected president can only have one six-year term. Whatever they say, the Constitution will prevail.”
By Ramon J. Farolan
The phrase “coup d’etat” is of French origin and means “a blow against the State.” It consists of sudden and decisive strokes, usually unconstitutional, and at times accompanied by violence by which the existing structure of government is drastically altered.