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Contemptible SHE SAYS Dinah S. Ventura 03/23/2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Contemptible

SHE SAYS
Dinah S. Ventura
03/23/2011
First it was Jose Pidal (who, in the course of investigation, was finally revealed to be then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s brother-in-law, Rep. Ignacio Arroyo, brother of then first gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo).

Then it was former Agriculture Undersecretary Jocelyn “Joc-joc” Bolante, who went through the same Q&A portion for the Fertilizer Fund Scam. One after the other, they popularized the now-infamous line, “I invoke my right to privacy.”

It appears that they had the same lawyer, Antonio Zulueta, who is now counseling another controversial couple.

The “Ligots” — who, for purposes of this column, shall be comprised of retired former military comptroller Jacinto Ligot, his wife Erlinda and brother-in-law Edgardo Yambao — are also invoking their right to privacy and against self-incrimination, faced as they are now with a barrage of questions at the Senate inquiry for alleged military corruption. Listening to them can make you want to throw things..... MORE

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