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The inutile impeachment process

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The very first impeachment complaint has been filed against Pres. Rodrigo Duterte today Thursday March 16, 2016, a little more than seven months after the new administration took over the reins of government. Of course the Duterte administration’s officials and allies were dismissive about it calling it “stupid.” Solicitor Jose…

‘A mockery of the constitution’ | Groups mourn ‘death’ of impeachment raps

“From his perpetuation of domestic pork barrel corruption to his subservience to foreign military and economic interests and wanton disregard of the environment, Aquino must be held to account beyond the halls of the House of Representatives.” — Clemente Bautista, national coordinator of the Kalikasan-PNE

To impeach or not to impeach?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Bulatlat.com The Supreme Court decision regarding the unconstitutionality of “specific acts” in the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is a big blow to the Aquino administration. While the 92-page Supreme Court decision appears Solomonic (as most decisions of the High Court are especially if it is critical of government policy), it…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
While senators are preparing for their role as senator judges and the Lower House is in the process of completing its line up of prosecutors, Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said the people’s participation is most crucial because the impeachment trial is not only a battle against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez and former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo but also against impunity and corruption.

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – “Merceditas N. Gutierrez��s constitutional duty as Ombudsman is to act promptly on complaints for acts filed in any form or manner against public officials or employees of the government, or any of its subdivision, agency or instrumentality, including government-owned or controlled corporations, and, in appropriate cases, to…

Press Statement Bagong Alyansang Makabayan Sept. 28, 2010 We congratulate the House Justice Committee for its decision to continue with the impeachment proceedings. It is a valid assertion of the power of the House of Representatives especially when it is quite obvious that the Ombdusman has done nothing but delay or weaken the impeachment process.…