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Delicadeza TABLETS OF STONE Larry Faraon, OP 06/18/2012

Monday, June 18, 2012

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TABLETS OF STONE
Larry Faraon, OP
06/18/2012
With the recent decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to uphold the highly contested PCOS machines purchase and utility some chilling effects are crawling onto the spine of some observers. Notably one of our co-columnists Archbishop Oscar Cruz believes that the autonomy of the three co-equal branches of the government is being tinkered with or being compromised by the top executive of this country. President Aquino himself over cups of coffee with some journalists getting used to sub judice statements, a week ago expressed his concern over the inaction of the SC over the petitions against the PCOS machines for the May elections in 2013.

As if by calculated cue, the high court did not waste time in dismissing the petitions contesting the P1.8-billion deal with the Netherlands-based Smartmatic-Total Information Management’s (TIM) and approved en banc the purchase and use of the computer-generated counting machines..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

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