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Full text: Rep. Satur Ocampo on GMA’s role in political killings and abductions

THE EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLINGS AND ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES OF ACTIVISTS UNDER THE GMA ADMINISTRATION ARE CONSTITUTIVE OF THREE (3) CONSTITUTIONAL GROUNDS TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO Presented by Satur C. Ocampo Bayan Muna Representative and Deputy Minority Leader To the Committee on Justice House of Representatives Nov. 24, 2008 I. OPENING STATEMENT Esteemed Members of the […]

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Initial findings of the second International Verification and Fact-Finding Mission on attacks on Filipino lawyers

The second International Verification and Fact-Finding Mission organized by the Dutch Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation ended today with a press conference where the eight mission members presented their initial findings on their probe into the attacks on Filipino lawyers and judges. For lawyers, bloggers, journalists and those interested in human rights issues, below are the […]

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Victory speech of President-elect Barack Obama

President-elect Barack Obama delivered the following on election tonight in front of thousands of supporters at Chicago’s Grant Park: If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions […]

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Concession speech of Sen. John McCain, Republican candidate in the 2008 US presidential elections

Senator John McCain delivered the following remarks on election night (Nov. 4, 2008) in Phoenix, Arizona soon after news broke that his rival Senator Barack Obama was proclaimed winner of the US presidential elections: (Cheers, applause.) SEN. MCCAIN: Thank you. Thank you, my friends. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you for coming here on this beautiful Arizona […]

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Introducing BaliYo, the balisong pen

Attention, Professional Heckler and other Batanguenos. The classic balisong has been “reincarnated”. Nicknamed BaliYo, the US company Spyderco’s “reincarnation” of the balisong is actually “a new concept in pens. It provides safe unlimited creative motion anytime, anywhere, even while sitting. 100% U.S.A. Made using high-performance materials and manufacturing,” according to the official product website.

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Really beautiful free WordPress themes

Those who wish to start a blog, or those would like to have their existing blog to have a new look, should consider taking a look at these free WordPress themes. They range from nice to great looking. Here are my suggestions from various web sources, presented in no particular order: ConservaBlogs Liberty — simple, three-column theme. […]

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Long live Navy Capt. Danilo P. Vizmanos!

People’s organizations led by the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan will hold a public tribute to retired Philippine Navy Captain Danilo P. Vizmanos on Monday, 3:30 pm at the mini-theater of the University of Makati. Who is Vizmanos? Read Alex Remollino’s piece to know a bit more or this article by Bonifacio Ilagan. But better read Vizmanos’ […]

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Filipinos say ‘PSP better than sex’

Members of online community PinoyPSP quietly launched this week a web ad campaign titled “PSP is better than sex”, featuring photos of Sony Playstation Portable users in provocative poses while playing their favorite handheld. The photo set by amateur photographer Mark Baul of darckedesigns has received compliments from members of the Digital Photographer Philippines online […]

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More photos of Ayala interfaith rally

Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño took these photos from some floors way up the BPI building. The rally indeed was a sight to behold, which explains why the government made the central business district a “no fly zone” so the nation will be deprived of the inspiring view.

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Goodbye, Poofy Silverio

“My most favorite, dearest dog Poofy Silverio died last night at 1130PM of organ failure. She was 7 years old & 5 months old. She was much loved & will be deeply missed.” Thus read my good friend Ina’s text message this morning. I am sure she’s mightily depressed, devastated even. I wonder how Kim […]

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