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Dictatorship creeps in INSIDE CONGRESS Charlie Manalo 05/31/2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Dictatorship creeps in

INSIDE CONGRESS
Charlie Manalo
05/31/2012
With the conviction of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice (CJ) Renato Corona by the Senate in its capacity as an impeachment court, President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino was finally to fit in the last two remaining pieces in the puzzle signaling the start of his quest for a dictatorial rule.

First, the Senate’s overwhelming vote to convict the Chief Justice was a clear indication that Noynoy may now be in control of the two chambers of Congress, one of the rare instances it had happened, with the last one occurring during the time of the late President Cory Aquino, who scored a whopping 22-2 victory over the opposition led by former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada and now Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.

Of course, the situation then was understandably in favor of Cory, Noynoy’s mother, as the people were still then euphoric over the first Edsa uprising which toppled the regime of the late strongman, President Ferdinand Marcos Sr..... MORE

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