Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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A government of trapos, by trapos and for trapos
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Except only for a few Don Quixote dela Manchas, this nation is governed by an elite group of trapos, or traditional politicians, whose money, power, influence and ferocity, are, for the longest time in history, until...
Memo to critics who keep on bashing public officials
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If you have nothing positive to say, and you cannot even help yourself, better shut your mouth and find solutions to feed your family, save them from infection and hunger and follow all the protocols.
Before you fire workers, think of the pains
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
I know that many employers are girding themselves now for multiple options to fire workers, be it by lay-offs, retrenchments, redundancies, early retirement or plain firing.
Was EDSA a historical mistake or a genuine peoples’ revolt?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Today, we should deeply reflect on the meaning and significance of EDSA to our historical struggles against all forms of oppression, exploitation, social injustice, poverty, and all other social, economic, and political...
Cebu second and seventh districts: Left behind in development
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Forgotten by national officials, and perhaps not given enough attention by the provincial government, the two southernmost congressional districts suffer in comparison to all the other five.
The world’s most luxurious weddings
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
As a prelude to Valentine’s Day, it is timely to discuss weddings, although weddings and love do not necessarily go together.
Legislators who don’t make laws, executives who don’t execute
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The problem in our country is that we keep on paying outrageous salaries to senators and congressmen who have not passed any decent law.
The five leading Democrat US presidential candidates
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The US presidential elections come November 3 will be a longshot for Democrats, but if ongoing impeachment proceedings in the US Senate “mortally wound” President Donald Trump, (even if he is acquitted...
Scoundrels and scalawags in the recruitment of maids
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 21, 2020 - 12:00am
While a number of Filipino maids had been murdered, raped, mutilated, unjustly jailed, abused, maltreated, and insulted each day, the rascals in the maid recruitment business are making millions, selling human beings...
Total ban on Kuwait: Too late, too little, too overacting?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
As a former Labor attaché to Kuwait, I don’t know whether I should be happy or sad when I learned that the POEA Governing Board came up with a resolution imposing a total ban on deployment of all OFWs...
Who are the richest Philippine senators?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines is a very rich country with millions of very poor Filipinos.
The most influential Cebuanos in ten categories
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 31, 2019 - 12:00am
As we end 2019, we should pay tribute to the outstanding Cebuanos who, as visionaries, leaders, inspirational figures, business, professionals, and community leaders, have touched our lives and influenced us to a...
If Dr. Jose Rizal were alive today
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 30, 2019 - 12:00am
If Dr. Jose Rizal were alive today, I wonder what would be his reactions to today's events and people.
Don't let Santa Claus overshadow Jesus
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 24, 2019 - 12:00am
There is too much stress on the buying, giving, exchanging, and receiving of gifts.
No foreign government can tell us how we handle cases
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 17, 2019 - 12:00am
We should issue a strongly-worded note verbale telling the US government that they have no right to interfere in the internal affairs of an independent state like the Philippines.
Isko Moreno is the next big thing in Philippine politics
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Isko represents the future, clean and dynamic. Clean of graft and of pollution, and dynamic for change, progress, and massive development.
Justice too much delayed in the Maguindanao massacre
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Ten years is too long. To my mind, as a lawyer and a citizen, justice delayed is worse than plain injustice.
Don't be bullied by Tulfo, nor hoodwinked by Quiboloy
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The time has come for us to stand up to big bullies and false prophets. In today's world, there are too many modern scribes, Pharisees, so-called messengers of God, and fake pretenders masquerading as protectors...
Let’s stop sending maids abroad
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 26, 2019 - 12:00am
One very serious social issue that burdens our national conscience involves more than one million Filipino women who work as domestics in over 20 countries mostly in the Middle East.
How to handle your number two
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s a great waste of talents, public funds, and time wherever the top guy and the second-in-command spend all their efforts bickering with and undermining each other.
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