Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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Warning from the world's worst natural disasters in 2020
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 23, 2020 - 12:00am
I do not wish to spoil your Christmas with these very disturbing things. But I need to forewarn you, guys, about the many fearful things to come.
P4.5 trillion national budget: Good news and bad news
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The biggest national budget since 1935 is the national appropriation for 2021, which is a whopping figure of P4.5 trillion. The good news is the government's concern for the people. The bad news is the tremendous...
Postscript to Governor Gwen's triumph in Balili
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 16, 2020 - 12:00am
While there had been a lot of media hype in 2012 when the Balili case was filed, the victory of the defense a few days ago when the Sandiganbayan dismissed all the charges against all the accused seems to be swept...
Could it be Sara versus Bongbong or Villar in 2022?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 8, 2020 - 12:00am
What would be the triggering reason, or driving motivation, if you will, for Inday Sara, Bongbong, and Cynthia to run for president in 2022?
Belgica’s list: Who’s naughty or nice?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Congressmen and Congresswomen, you better watch out, you better not pout.
And suddenly, it is December
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Time is too long for those who suffer, too short for those who enjoy.
Who's afraid of Justice Marvic Leonen?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The student editor of San Beda College Alabang Law Journal asked me to write a legal commentary and I have chosen to publish my manuscript on the excellent nuggets of legal wisdom, emanating from the pen of the second...
The brownout made me see the light
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 18, 2020 - 12:00am
It was an irony that the 36-hour Metro Manila brownout due to Typhoon Ulysses last week brought light into some dark sides of my paradigm.
Vice President Kamala Harris' historic achievement
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The first female vice president of the USA and the first colored person to occupy such a lofty executive leadership position has just made a landmark in US history.
Who, by the way, is Joe Biden?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 9, 2020 - 12:00am
There is a lot of speculation on who is the presumptive 46th president of the United States of America.
The final battle between the American blue and red
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 2, 2020 - 12:00am
When I was still in the corporate world, whenever we talked of the war between red and blue, we always referred to the raging competition between Coke and Pepsi.
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...
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