LML Polettiques (167)

Federalism in its death throes? (Part 2)

Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:25 Written by
Part 2 – Unitary presidential vs federal parliamentary IN Part 1 of this series we took DU30’s “Federalism is dead!” with a grain of salt. The Centrist Democrats (Centrists) are unequivocal that PRRD is the linchpin of a constitutional shift…

Federalism in its death throes?

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 12:01 Written by
THE President’s pronouncements that federalism is dead is both true and false. It could be dead in the sense that DU30 may no longer spend his political capital steering its complexities through his remaining three years. But if the 1987…

Reed Bank, KAPA atbp.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 13:56 Written by
SCANNING the headlines and social media the past three weeks, one can’t help being dumbfounded at how we have gone overboard on the Reed/Recto Bank incident. From where I sit, I see the Philippine government preventing “making a mountain out…

The end of ABS-CBN?

Thursday, 27 June 2019 14:06 Written by
THE ABS-CBN franchise ends March 20, 2020, nine months from today, unless the 18th Congress decides to renew it. Which means congressmen who are in the pocket of the franchisee could now carry out their end of the bargain or…

What gives with VIP bodyguards?

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 12:51 Written by
THE past three weeks saw the Tulfo brothers’ public roasting over the uncouth and abusive language of their sibling Erwin toward a member of the Duterte cabinet. This seems to be the trademark of the Tulfos, perhaps as a crass…

What is it with Sara?

Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:21 Written by
AFTER eight seasons, “Games of Thrones” (GOT) has ended. I have been an aficionado of this fictionalized medieval drama set in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Not an iota of the tale is true. No facts. Just pure fiction. But…

Congress leadership fights as political porn

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 08:23 Written by
ON the heels of the recently concluded midterm elections another political circus has come to town. We are never given a respite. But looking from another’s point of view, it never ceases to entertain us. It is often said that…

After Otso Diretso debacle, what next?

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 14:01 Written by
I WILL not delve that much into the midterm election results except to surrender to the will of Smartmatic and the Comelec. I reluctantly accede to the “intelligent” voters who have allowed a plunderer to filter through. And I won’t…
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