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From the mouth of an arrogant ignoramus EDITORIAL 01/16/2010

Saturday, January 16, 2010


From the mouth of an arrogant ignoramus


EDITORIAL

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01/16/2010

liberal Party presidential candidate Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino appears to be drunk with power that is not even his to exercise and not even if he ever makes it to the Palace.

In a statement Aquino released to the media, he said that not only will he not recognize a Supreme Court Chief Justice (CJ) appointed by Gloria Arroyo if elected president, but that he also warned that any SC associate justice appointed by Gloria “risks his status as a member of the high court.”

“If elected president, I will not recognize a chief justice appointed by the outgoing president, contrary.... MORE


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Too much meddling FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 01/16/2010


Too much meddling



FRONTLINE

Ninez Cacho-Olivares
01/16/2010

An interesting issue that has cropped up, although it is almost certain this won’t pass by way of legislation, is that of a party-list representative seeking to have a marriage — presumably between two heterosexuals — have a time frame of 10 years, after which the couples who want to continue with their marriage can again get married and stay married for another 10 years.

This reportedly solves many problems, such as annulments or divorces no longer being necessary to end a marriage.

The question, whimsical as it is, why 10 years? Why not two, or five or seven years? .... MORE


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Drilon sees the trees for the forest BACKBENCHER Rod. P. Kapunan 01/16/2010


Drilon sees the trees for the forest


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Rod. P. Kapunan
01/16/2010

This year is a political season, and no doubt every candidate aspiring to be elected wants to make an issue on anything that could help promote his chances of winning, even creating a mountain out of a molehill. In the case of former Senate President Franklin Drilon, his strategy is no exception, but as people observe, he sees the trees for the forest.

We are not saying that the power of Arroyo to appoint a new Chief Justice (CJ) is not an issue. .... MORE


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