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Is it the chilling effect or still corruption within? NO NONSENSE Jacinto ‘Jing’ Paras 06/17/2012

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Is it the chilling effect or still corruption within?

NO NONSENSE
Jacinto ‘Jing’ Paras
06/17/2012
A texter of my daily radio program has pinpointed that the recent ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) upholding the validity of the Comelec’s purchase of Smartmatic Pcos machines was a product of the impeachment of Chief Justice (CJ) Renato Corona. Before his conviction, the former CJ warned that his impeachment and conviction will have a chilling effect on the members of the highest bench. This was reiterated by former CJ Reynato Puno in a speech delivered by him where he admitted that the Corona’s impeachment had indeed cause a chilling effect on the SC.

True enough, a few days prior to the ruling of the SC, the Palace resident could not restrain himself from interfering with the goings on at the Supreme Court. In a published statement carried by his yellow media, he pronounced that he was in favor of the (PCOS) Precinct Count Optical Scan machines to be used again in 2013..... MORE

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