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Impeachment trial VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 01/31/2012

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Impeachment trial

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Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 01/31/2012
It does not require much brainwork to know and conclude that the now ongoing impeachment trial costs money — money that certainly does not come from any of those directly and indirectly invoked therein. Instead, they are nonchalantly and conveniently taken from the direct and/or indirect taxes of every baby, child, teenager and adult in the Philippines. Never mind if they have barely enough money to buy their food, to pay for their clothes and shelter.

Never mind if their fathers and/or mothers cannot even find work, cannot in fact afford sending them to school, cannot buy the medicines they need and do not even find any relief in the ever rising prices of prime commodities — their little energy/fuel consumption included.

In other words, never mind if the impeachment case is undertaken more by way of vindictiveness than the honest-to-goodness search for truth and the due application of justice...... MORE
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