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Homework time FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 07/30/2010

Friday, July 30, 2010

Homework time



FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
07/30/2010
Good grief! Do these new secretaries in the communications group know just what they are doing and saying?

From the way they sound, everything but everything can be made legal and binding through an executive order (EO) signed by their president, Noynoy Aquino.

Thus, even when there is no law backing up their dual and co-equal status as full Cabinet secretary, Sonny Coloma and Ricky Carandang will both be communications group secretary, and not a press secretary, even when there can be no communications group as a frontline department in replacement of the Office of the Press Secretary, as this department can only be abolished, and replaced by Congress, not by a mere EO.

But apparently, they believe that this can be done without the participation of Congress. Well, good luck to them.
Stated differently, the Aquino administration and its officials, especially Noynoy, believe that they can do anything they want, through an EO, which, it should be stressed, does not have the same effect and force of a law, unless of course, the EO is buttressed by an existing law, or a constitutional proviso, both of which are absent..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20100730com2.html


1 comment

Anonymous said...

Ganoon pala sila. Ngayon nakikita na ang tunay na mga pagkatao nila. Nagpataasan ng ihi. Nagpapapansin sa madla. Papogi lagi. That is so gay of them.

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