President Aquino can run in 2016, without amending the Constitution

Analysis by Raissa Robles - There are now reports of a possible team up of Vice President Jejomar Binay with Governor-actress Vilma Santos in 2016. Or Binay with a prominent businessman as his running mate. This is probably the start of a season where we will see various strange combinations floated about. In this context, let me let me throw in a possible combination: that Aquino could run for vice president. And I don't mean Kris, as some are suggesting.

Read on > is back with a bang – exclusive interview with 2 bacteria

By Raissa Robles - For years, my hubby Alan could not update his satirical site because it was so tedious and mind-bending, using Dreamweaver. But now, thanks to Drupal programmer Jeriel Lopez, Alan may soon be able to do regular updates. Thank you, BenCy, for recommending Jeriel to us. Here's the first update - an exclusive interview with two bacteria.

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Pres. Aquino’s NYT interview was “partly” a response to China’s offer

By Raissa Robles - It was an offer that China thought the Philippines could not refuse. My sources knowledgeable with the offer said China was not even asking the Philippines to drop its filed arbitration case before the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea. The only thing it asked was - miss the court-set deadline. That was all.

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Ang reporter na laking Ilocano at ang natutunaw na bangkay ni Macoy

Hango ni Raissa Robles - Panoorin ninyo itong nakakaaliw na kuwento ni Frank Cimatu, isang kapwa journalist na patnugot ng librong Mondo Marcos: Writings on Martial Law and the Marcos Babies.

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Read for yourself a copy of whistleblower Ruby Tuason’s sworn statement

Exclusive by Raissa Robles -I am posting in full with my annotations the sworn statement that socialite-whistleblower Ruby Tuason made in San Francisco, California when she applied for the government Witness Protection Program and before she testified at the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee.

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PNoy cancels the 1986 Edsa People Power celebrations in Manila

First they decided to change the venue. now they've decided to call the whole thing off. I’ve just received official word that the traditional February 25 People Power commemoration, which was supposed to have been relocated from Edsa to inside Malacañang, has been canceled. As in, forget it, folks, Don’t bother showing up. Ain’t gonna happen.

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