Notwithstanding the brickbats being hurled at Senate investigations into the alleged corrupt practices of Vice President Jejomar Binay as nothing more than grandstanding theatrics or worse (e.g., “in aid of election” to a higher office), they serve a very useful purpose.
By Neal H. Cruz
Under the pretext of “feeling the pulse” of the people, Vice President Jejomar Binay is again violating the law by town-hopping, shaking hands, and delivering speeches to gain support for himself. This is clearly premature campaigning even if his mouthpieces claim that he is only “gauging the feelings” of the people. Binay is a declared […]
I respectfully beg to differ from the seemingly overwhelming opinion of the public that Vice President Jejomar Binay had shown monumental cowardice in suddenly withdrawing from his scheduled public debate with Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, which the former had himself initiated. For me, participating or defaulting from a so-called “debate” which, truth to tell is not, displays not so much one’s personal bravery or cowardice as good discretion founded on sheer logic.
How will we teach our young the values that our forefathers passed on to us? How will we set a good example of what the true essence of valuing one’s word and promise is? Can we show a better example for them to see? If you, like me, can’t find the right answers to these questions, then are we ready to accept the snuffing out of Rizal’s hope for his beloved “Filipinas”?
How does a homeowner get rid of a house guest who has overstayed his or her welcome? That seems to be the quandary of President Aquino. He told Vice President Jejomar Binay that the door is open if the latter is no longer comfortable being a Cabinet member. Unfortunately, Binay is deaf to the President’s “open door” policy.