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What if Ninoy and Cory Aquino did not die?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is a double holiday. Eid al-Adha is contemporaneous with the Ninoy Aquino “special day.”
Desiderata in reverse (with apologies to Max Ehrmann)
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Go not in peace amid the terrifying silence of the lambs, and remember what joy might be there when you have spoken your mind.
Political beatitude for the Filipinos
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Blessed are the poor provinces, cities and municipalities, whose governors and mayors have not transformed their LGUs into family corporations, where sons, grandsons, daughters, granddaughters, wives, and mistresses...
Leading people in times of multiple contradictions
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Those who always criticize President Duterte for his actions, decisions, and utterances, should be reminded he is the leader of 110 million Filipinos across all sectors and all economic strata.
Lawmakers, law breakers
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
As of today, we have two incumbent members of the Senate who are under detention; Leila de Lima and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. It used to be four with senators Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada.
Those shameless political butterflies
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I hate to tell the members of the Lower House the blatant truth that most of them have shown total lack of delicadeza, and plain opportunism, when, after a blink of their eyes, they shifted their allegiance from...
Why are Filipinos non-committal to federalism?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I do not have to teach the DILG and the administration’s experts in communication and information dissemination.
What if we just abolish the Lower House?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
By the manner our representatives are behaving — in their mad and embarrassing scramble for power, quarreling on who is going to be minority leader — and considering the overall dismal performance of...
Why are Cebuanos lukewarm to federalism?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
My informal surveys in Cebu indicate that if a plebiscite is conducted right now among Cebuano voters, the proposal will most likely lose.
How rich are Cebu congressmen?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It has been reported that the Filipino taxpayers spend about three billion pesos each year for every member of the Lower House.
Gwen Garcia made a monumental ‘’faux pas’’
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The honorable deputy speaker from the third district is perhaps one of our few Cebuano politicians with the potential to go national. But her last political move proved to cause a major setback in her career.
What’s Inday Sarah’s ‘Hugpong” up to?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Unlike in the US where the Americans are either Republicans or Democrats, anyone in the Philippines can create his own political party.
Government inspectors should help, not terrorize businessmen
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Government inspectors, like auditors, have been created to find fault in the private sector, and catch companies doing things they think are wrong.
Jobs, jobs, jobs; Build, build, build; and Kill, kill, kill
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 31, 2018 - 12:00am
No, we do not believe that all the extra-judicial killings and summary executions should be branded as state-sponsored.
Which is more important: Human rights or human lives?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
In his SONA, the president declared in no uncertain terms, that the war against drugs shall continue to be relentless and chilling.
The quest for affordable education and healthcare
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The state of the nation, Mr. President, should also focus on education and public health.
Marginalizing the PDP and Mindanao political leaders
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The drama in the House was perhaps needed to add color to President Rody Duterte’s third SONA.
It’s still poverty, Mr. President
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 24, 2018 - 12:00am
No matter by what percent the economy grew in the last 12 months, Mr. President, if economic growth didn’t improve the conditions of the poor, it matters not at all.
Supreme Court: Forced retirement before age 65 illegal
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Supreme Court: Forced retirement before age 65 illegal
New anti-hazing law: Life sentence for guilty fratmen
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
While the whole nation has been preoccupied with the series of killings of mayors and vice mayors, with the Bangsa Moro and the Federalization issues, and the exciting Pacquiao-Matthysse brawl in Kuala Lumpur, we...
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