In a special to the UNIFFORS blog, Manuel Buencamino launches a scathing attack on Malacanang propagandist Alex Magno, a UP professor and columnist for the Malacanan newspaper, the Philippine Star.
“Magno is nothing but a maggot feasting on Leyte’s cadavers.”. Buencamino says.
Mrs. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s 24 February declaration of a state of national emergency has been met with universal condemnation and defiance. Some have even ridiculed it as a public admission of panic.
Although government propagandists led by Cabinet Chief of Staff Michael Defensor and former civil liberties champions Bobbie Tiglao, Norberto Gonzales and Heherson Alvarez initially clarifed that the declaration did not imply that warrantless arrests and seizures of public utilities would be carried out, journalist Randy David, leftist Congressman Crispin Beltran and rightist leader General Ramon Montano were arrested while Party List Rep. (more…)
We are posting this statement from AER (Action for Economic Reforms) to further disseminate views calling for a democratic post-Arroyo regime.
This statement was published today by Business World. It will also be published by other major dailies in the coming days.
Manolo Quezon’s article tells us exactly why we have lapdog republic. It is about a bitch and her litter of puppies.
This UNIFFORS site joins the call for solidarity made by the NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES.
A Democratic Post-Arroyo Regime
Things may come to a head in the next few days.
The administration of Mrs. Gloria Arroyo is moving towards authoritarian rule. It seems to be laying the predicate for drastic measures by claiming that the military break-away faction, Magdalo, has hooked-up with the NPA (New People’s Army). (more…)
Manuel Buencamino’s article in today’s Business Mirror, EDSA 1 and the EO 464 Cult, explains why EO 464 killed the spirit of EDSA 1. He deconstructs Igancio Bunye’s statement defending EO 464 and exposes its evil intent. In the process, he also reveals that the Supreme Court is conniving with Mrs. Arroyo’s designs.
As a follow up to his column on the Iranian nuclear issue, the Gadfly writes about energy security and foreign policy. He bewails the DFA’s neglect of this issue and proposes concrete measures aimed at integrating energy security into Philippine foreign policy. He adds that the DFA could complement the efforts of the Department of Energy by providing “another vital input so that the national leadership could be given a good second opinion” when shaping energy policy.
This Philip Gilmore cartoon tells us why Cheney accidentally shot his friend.