Category: congress

Tug of war

Manuel L. Quezon III As the hearings in the Supreme Court on the martial law petitions take place, many hope to find out what ought to have been put on the record weeks ago—namely, what factors contributed to President Duterte’s … Continue reading

Requiem for separation of powers

Ernesto P. Maceda, Jr. Yes, Congress chose not to convene in joint session. There are arguments to be made for standing behind the President and presenting a united front in times as grave as these. But so many wish that … Continue reading

reappoint gina!

DITCHAY ROXAS:  I just heard that Gina Lopez was not confirmed this morning. That very slight glimmer of light at the end of this fucking dark tunnel has just been diminished even further. Yes she is not perfect. Yes she … Continue reading

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

Tony La Viña For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome. First, there was the filing last Friday of the impeachment complaint against President Duterte by Representative Gary Alejano of the … Continue reading

the curious case of leila de lima

it cuts across gender, the outrage over the “slut-shaming” of senator leila de lima the day her former driver-lover ronnie dayan was in the house and the committee on justice gleefully lecherously interrogated him mostly about his love affair with the … Continue reading

speaker alvarez, sex videos #everywoman

Speaker Pantaleon “Bebot” Alvarez on Wednesday said he would allow the House of Representatives justice committee investigating the alleged Bilibid drug trade to present the alleged sex scandal of Senator Leila De Lima. … Alvarez called the sex video the … Continue reading

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