Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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Wanted: A super chief justice
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The rules have changed. The landmark decision by the Supreme Court, albeit split, has altered the course of judicial history.
Why are they killing priests, of all people?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The priests, just like the Jewish rabbis, the Muslim imams, and the pastors of Christian congregations, are among the most useful and most harmless people in any and all communities.
We need more women in the legislature
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Sarah Duterte, Imee Marcos, Kris Aquino, Mocha Uson, Agot Isidro, Cynthia Villar, Nancy Binay, Pia Cayetano, in addition to Senators Riza Hontiveros, Leila de Lima, and Grace Poe, what a Senate.
If and when Kris Aquino runs for senator
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The statement made unexpectedly by Senator Bam Aquino that his first-degree cousin, Kris, is most likely to run for the Senate next year, made many pundits raise their eyebrows.
Kim and Trump: When bullies talk about peace
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 14, 2018 - 12:00am
No matter what international critics say about US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jung-un, the fact is they have done what many pundits all over the world never really expected to be realized...
Postscript to Sereno’s failed leadership
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Assuming that former CJ Ma Lourdes Sereno did not deserve to be removed based on legal grounds, the fact remains she failed in the most crucial test of leadership; she was never accepted by her peers from the very...
The continuing need for balance in decision-making
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
If you are a leader, you would not look at one side and neglect the other.
Employers’ woes contractualization and DOLE inspections?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The president is currently being pressured by both management and labor sectors on the issue of outsourcing and DOLE’s visitorial powers.
Between a quo warranto and an impeachment
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is a lady in distress, finding herself between the proverbial Scylla and Charybdis, or in the middle of the devil and the deep blue sea.
Remembering the “Batalla de Tercero de Abril”
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The third of April in the year 1898 marked a landmark in Philippine history, particularly, the annals of the struggles of Cebuanos at those times when Filipinos were only armed with bolos, spears, and a few guns...
The art and science of choosing excellent senators
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 2, 2018 - 12:00am
By the time we elect senators in 2019, the Philippine government shall probably be a parliamentary-federal or a federal-presidential.
Too many Judases in Philippine society
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Our nation is like a jungle where the strong, powerful, and rich eat the small and powerless. A dog-eat-dog arena where might is considered right.
How could Jesus lose to Barabbas?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 12, 2018 - 12:00am
In the open elections by viva voce, before the court of Pontius Pilate, the revered master, healer, and teacher, Jesus Christ, lost to the convicted rebel, notorious robber, and heinous criminal Barabbas.
Cebu City needs an excellent leader, not a “trapo”
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Considering the multiple and complex problems besetting our premier city today, which used to be the true and original Queen City of the South, I strongly submit that its chief executive should be more of a managerial...
We should oppose divorce by all means
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Yes, we support the president’s fight in many fronts. But we oppose divorce, no matter by what name it is called.
What’s happening in the Supreme Court?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 28, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a tempest brewing in the Supreme Court. An unprecedented event in over a hundred years of history. Reportedly, 10 of the 15 associate justices of the High Court, together with the association of Court employees,...
Did the government fail to protect OFWs?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 27, 2018 - 12:00am
To those criticizing the government in relation to the case of Joanna Demafiles, they better study the facts, law, and factors surrounding Philippine labor migration.
No one died when I was the Kuwait labor attaché
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps I was just too lucky or I had a very supportive ambassador helping me all the way, and a team of competent, committed and conscientious staff working very hard under my leadership.
Stop deploying maids to Kuwait and everywhere else
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 28, 2018 - 12:00am
It is not enough that we stop deploying OFWs to Kuwait. We should stop sending maids anywhere and everywhere in the whole world.
Rumors of revolutionary government and martial law
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
To many Filipinos, it is quite disconcerting to be waiting for Christmas amid some rumors of a possible revolutionary government or martial law in the entire nation.
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