Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
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Auspicious beginnings and happy endings
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 1, 2022 - 12:00am
I left the country on the day the 17th president assumed office as head of state and government.
Postcript to Dobbs vs Jackson
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The other day, while on board my flight from Orlando to LA, then en route to my plane ride from LA to Manila and finally to Cebu, to attend an oath-taking of a dear friend, Vice Governor Hilario P Davide III, I read...
An icon of decency and dignity
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, at 4pm, in the historic Casino Español, Cebu City, Vice Governor Hilario Davide III will take his oath of office in the loving presence of his proud father, retired chief justice Hilario Davide Jr.,...
Victory for life, conservatives, and Catholics
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
We are here in Florida, a legal team of 17 lawyers, 15 Americans and two Filipinos, debating on the historic abrogation of the pro-abortion ruling in 1973, Roe v. Wade, and the 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood...
The "Republic" of Cebu  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 26, 2022 - 12:00am
There are 17 of us travelling from Washington, D.C. to Orlando, Florida, and while 10 of us were at the Dulles International Airport (five were at the Reagan Airport and two at the Thurgood Marshall Airport) executive...
PhilHealth: Still one of the worst agencies  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The purpose of the government is to serve and protect the people.
Washington DC: A city of history, culture, and art
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 24, 2022 - 12:00am
I just finished my tour of the Smithsonian Museum and I am here at a nice cafe looking at the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials and the Washington Obelisk.
What is happening to our country, general?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 23, 2022 - 12:00am
While travelling in transit here in Washington DC, I met a retired Philippine general (name withheld) who has migrated here for good, and I told him that I am truly sad for our country.
Revisiting New York in challenging times
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Filipino lawyer John Laylo was shot and killed in Philadelphia. I'm in the Big Apple State of New York, some 97.6 miles away.
Exploring the world in 100 days
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 20, 2022 - 12:00am
Despite what you hear about troubles in America, I'm here in the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, drinking coffee with my client in a small but cozy cafe near 42nd street.
Why are minimum wages always below the living wage?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 17, 2022 - 12:00am
One of the midnight decisions of the outgoing administration (aside from rushing the appointments of Comelec, COA, and CSC chairmen and commissioners, which were bypassed by the “Commission on Disappointments")...
What kind of governors and mayors do we need?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 16, 2022 - 12:00am
We need a governor like Gwen Garcia, who has the "balls" to defy Imperialistic Manila and has the guts, the grit and angst to wave the flag of local autonomy.
The difference between Governor Gwen and Mayor Mike
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The Cebuanos love both the lady governor and the city mayor, who are both allies of the incoming administration.
The Philippines is not independent
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
How can we be free when Imperial Manila wants to tie the hands of governors who exercise local autonomy?
A nation and people, neither independent nor free  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, we are supposed to celebrate the 124th anniversary of General Aguinaldo's hurriedly-executed Declaration of Independence on June 12, 1898
Political independence sans economic freedom  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 11, 2022 - 12:00am
What independence are we going to celebrate tomorrow if more than 40 million of the 112 million Filipinos are living below the poverty line?
Lessons that RP can learn from Sri Lanka
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 10, 2022 - 12:00am
I once visited Sri Lanka and liked this tiny former province of India.
Political upsets that trapos should learn from
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 9, 2022 - 12:00am
The bitter defeats suffered by moneyed and well-organized candidates last May 9 polls should teach both the traditional and emerging new politicians a big lesson.
Senator Robin, chairman of constitutional amendments
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
With due respect, one cannot lead a committee if he or she does not have the technical expertise on its main functions.
What ever happened to PJ Garcia's endorsement of Isko?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Deputy speaker Pablo John F. Garcia may be the most intelligent among the 11 representatives from the island of Cebu, both the province and the component cities of Cebu City, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu.
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