Tag Archives: hacienda luisita

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied: I am too old to till the land

Justice delayed is justice denied, assuming you do get justice – specially with Hacienda Luisita. The progress of cases through the Philippine injustice system is counted in decades – glacial on the average. Unless of course someone is accused of collusion by the World Bank – then you have the entire Congress absolving everyone in […]

From the Net: Cojuangcos don’t want to let go of the land (INQUIRER)

The recent “compromise agreement” is another fry-in-your-own-lard deal being promoted by paid hacks as a “breakthrough deal”. But who really is benefitting from the breakthrough? Definitely, not the farmers who are getting another bum deal. This is the sort of news that just enrages thinking people’s sense of decency. HLI represents the hypocrisy, the phoniness, […]

Leadership Tips From the State of the Nation Address (or Not)

P-Noy Aquino getting flack for the SONA wasn’t a surprise. His getting elected wasn’t a surprise. P. Noy’s gaffes aren’t a surprise. Lacierda’s incompetence is not a surprise. The communication group’s “Cabinet rank” is not a surprise. The policy pronouncements about “public-private cooperation” is not a suprise. Everything that P’Noy Aquino has done so far […]

In the News: Does the nation owe the Aquinos? (Tony Lopez, Manila Times)

The Aquinos owe this nation a lot. It owed the nation when Servillano Aquino sided with Aguinaldo to have Andres Bonifacio assassinated, when Benigno Aquino Sr sent Filipinos to death as a WWII Japanese collaborator, when the Aquinos were able to bring the Cojuangcos on board to work out a deal with Magsaysay and acquire […]

In the News (Malaya): Truth Telling by Nestor Mata

At the rate the the Aquino camp and its sorry bunch of spinmeisters are weaving webs of lies and half-truths, one can’t help but wonder.If this is the honesty that Aquino trumpets, it makes me think, paano na lang ang corruption? What sort of half-truth and lies will the Aquinos come up with next? And […]