Tag: Raul Gonzalez

Sponsorship Speech for DOJ Sec. Raul Gonzalez at the Commission on Appointments


PHOTO: Newly confirmed Justice Secretary Raul M. Gonzalez shakes hands with Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson, who sponsored his confirmation before the Commission on Appointments on June 11.

I checked the appointee’s medical records, he may remain standing.

His detractors would say – outside his family, nobody seems to like him, except the President of the Republic. They would add, even that may need further validation.

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Lacson: Malacanang Hits New Low by Picking on Bishop

Senator Panfilo M. Lacson today scored the move of the Department of Justice to file libel charges against Pangasinan Archbishop Oscar Cruz as a desperate attempt by the Arroyo administration to silence its most vocal critic from the ranks of the Catholic church.  Continue reading “Lacson: Malacanang Hits New Low by Picking on Bishop”

Be Not Afraid!

Speech delivered at The Manila Hotel

“It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.” She has learned her lesson well. She has mastered the art and science of assuming the presidency without winning the elections. She does her role model proud. I hope she does not forget that her role model ended up being hanged by those he oppressed.

Fascists believe that through the use of state terror, propaganda and the intimidation of political rivals, you can disassemble the existing democratic government system.

We have seen Mrs. Arroyo toy around with this belief since her voice on a taped phone conversation became the country’s outrage, and her nightmare.  Continue reading “Be Not Afraid!”