top of head thinking
- 2 hour free legal assistance per week starting with contract provisions explanation.
- plant rice
Kwento lang. Kahit ano.
sana mabigyan ko ng oras ang pagsusulat
My problem with commenting on Kathy Griffin's controversial Emmy speech is that I may add fuel to the controversy such that the comment be added to it's publicity albeit negatively. However, after verifying that said comment was indeed made, I have to voice my objection. Though I have sinned in taking the Lord's name in vain many times, I admitted my sin and asked repentance for it. I do not make it a point to do it deliberately for the sake of comic humor. (More on this)
For Erap to accept the executive clemency granted by GMA is for him to accept the legitimacy of the Arroyo presidency. This is the bitter pill that he has to swallow. Only a legitimate president has the authority to grant pardon to a convicted person. No matter how his camp puts a spin to the situation, the act of accepting the pardon estops him from further questioning the legitimacy of GMA's presidency.
Extrajudicial killings is an RP issue that just would not die (no pun intended). The simple reason is that it had become an almost weekly occurence. Because of this, the government had to take action. (Hah! The use of the word "had" has a lot of implications.) Mind, however, that it is not the "whole" of government that did take, or at least outlined, a concrete plan of action. It is not the "whole" of government but surprisingly only one of its three branches. The greatest surprise of it all is that it is the Judiciary.
The circumstances of Leticia Ramos' and Nellie Banaag's deaths struck me personally. Nellie Banaag, public school teacher, and Leticia Ramos, pollwatcher, where burned to death when Pinagbayaran Elementary School was burned at dawn of the day after the elections. They died while doing their respective duties.