LML Polettiques (128)


Monday, 16 June 2014 11:06 Written by
This is because the Philippine President controls Congress and the Judiciary! The Executive Department, headed by Pnoy, which by our Constitution is co-equal with the other two branches of Government – the Congress and Judiciary,is in fact the ‘primus inter-pares’.

Part 1: The Philippines in a Spectrum: Contexts and Ideological Underpinnings

Monday, 23 June 2014 18:20 Written by
Short History of the Philippines The Philippines by any measure of antiquity is much younger than the nations, states or political entities in Indo-China. We are an archipelago isolated from the mainland by bodies of water, the West Philippine and…

Part 2: Awakenings in Modern Democracy: Rise of the Centrist Democratic Party in Two ASEAN Nations

Monday, 30 June 2014 17:54 Written by
From a Political Movement to a Political PartyIn 2009 together with a partner in TACDRUP ⃰ an NGO, supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) we conceptualized the SUCCESSOR GENERATION Program. This was to be a vanguard of the youth and…


Monday, 07 July 2014 17:48 Written by
Now, it’s in the open and blatantly so. The President used the enormous power of the purse in order to impeach the former Chief Justice Renato Corona.The poor fellow never had a chance. And to put the last nail on…

Part 2: Impeaching Cory's Boy is a Lucrative Enterprise

Monday, 14 July 2014 16:46 Written by
Last week, we made a case of Pnoy’s blatant transgressions on the uses of DAP, which the Supreme Court decided as unconstitutional. We opened the debate on the impeachability of the acts of the President. But impeachment of a President…

Katzenjammer Kids

Monday, 21 July 2014 16:37 Written by
I was introduced to the Comics Strips by my father in the early 50s when I started to read. I love the daily newspapers that carry them although during those years, they were mostly in black and white. I still…


Monday, 28 July 2014 15:32 Written by
The country does not know this yet but Mindanao could be engulfed in a conflagration, if Pnoy does not address the one question that will make or break his legacy. Charter Change

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

Monday, 04 August 2014 15:14 Written by
(Paraphrasing Clinton’s 1992 Campaign Slogan v/s George Bush – the father) The next President should have one thing foremost in mind – the economy. In the Philippines, succession to power also means destruction or watering down of prior policies from…
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