We can’t understand how applying our antigraft laws to the pork barrel scam has become the “emasculation of the Senate,” as Amando Doronila put it in his June 23 column, considering that the chamber has thrown its support behind the administration’s anticorruption campaign from the very start.
By Amando Doronila
In a rare occurrence in the Senate’s history, a senator was arrested last week on corruption charges.
By Neal H. Cruz
Like the US Cavalry coming to the rescue of pioneers being attacked by Indians, Sen. Bam Aquino is coming to the rescue of Filipinos under siege by the lack of jobs.
We write in reaction to Stephen Monsanto’s letter which proposed that given the number of lawmakers named in the pork barrel scam, the “country would be better off with a Congress put to rest for a while” (Opinion, 5/26/14).
By Conrado de Quiros
The no. 1 reply of those whose names appeared in the Napoles list and Luy file was that they did not know Janet Napoles, or have not met with her socially or professionally. To a man, or woman, that was the first thing they said in their vehement protestations and denials.